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VIDEO: 'I back Apple in not unlocking iPhone'

Pavel Durov, the founder of the secure messaging app Telegram, says he backs Apple in resisting helping US authorities unlock an iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino killers.

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HMRC chief executive to quit post

HMRC chief executive Lin Homer, who faced criticism from MPs, is to quit her post in April, the government says.

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Spain and Italy get recovery boost

Spanish shops are now hiring at pre-recession levels, while business confidence is also holding up in Italy, according to official figures.

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HSBC: Britain's house prices are going to keep rising in 2016 no matter what - Business Insider


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HSBC: Britain's house prices are going to keep rising in 2016 no matter what
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Britain's government unveiled a surprise measure in this year's Autumn Statement ? a 3% stamp duty surcharge on people buying second homes. in order to raise more money and curb the amount of affordable houses going to buy-to-let investors.

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Ford to invest $4.5bn in electric cars

Ford says it will invest $4.5bn in electric cars, including a new Ford Focus model, and says it intends to move into the commercial ride-hailing market.

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