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EDF decision on Hinkley Point due in May - BBC News


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EDF decision on Hinkley Point due in May
BBC News
French economy minister Emmanuel Macron says EDF will now make a final investment decision on the Hinkley Point nuclear reactor in early May. A decision on the £18bn nuclear plant had widely been expected on 30 March. EDF, which is 85% French ...

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Draghi hints at further ECB action

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi says the bank will "review and possibly reconsider" monetary policy at its next meeting.

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French music streaming company Deezer has raised ?100 million in funding - Business Insider


French music streaming company Deezer has raised ?100 million in funding
Business Insider
Deezer, the French music streaming startup that announced and then cancelled an IPO last year, has raised ?100 million (?76.9 million) in new funding from Access Industries and telecoms company Orange. CEO Hans-Holger Albrecht told Business Insider ...

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Amazon is offering customers loans - and high street retailers should be worried - Business Insider


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Amazon is offering customers loans - and high street retailers should be worried
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Amazon UK is now offering a monthly pay-back option on items worth over ?400 ($590), according to the company's website. The service, which is called Amazon Pay Monthly, is in partnership with Hitachi Capital, who also work with John Lewis on a similar ...

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Tom Watson just became Jeremy Corbyn's biggest, closest problem - Business Insider


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Tom Watson just became Jeremy Corbyn's biggest, closest problem
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Momentum, the grassroots political organisation that supports Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, said today that it will only let members of the Labour Party participate in making its internal policy decisions. The announcement follows accusations made by ...

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