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Nine UK banks launch fee-free accounts

Nine High Street banks and building societies in the UK are to launch basic bank accounts which will not charge a fee for missed payments.

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China is abandoning the one-child policy after 35 years - Business Insider


Business Insider

China is abandoning the one-child policy after 35 years
Business Insider
The one-child policy that, as the name suggests, limits each couple to one child, is going to be dropped. According to Xinhua News Agency, the Chinese Communist Party's central committee has scrapped the stricture. Couples will now be able to have two ...

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BT pledges better broadband for UK

BT has hit back at critics calling for its break-up with promises to improve how Openreach works and new targets for broadband coverage.

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The Carphone Warehouse cyber-attack: a wake-up call to UK business - SC Magazine UK


SC Magazine UK

The Carphone Warehouse cyber-attack: a wake-up call to UK business
SC Magazine UK
The recent Carphone Warehouse (CPW) data breach was a reminder to the UK that cyber-attackers are ever-present and able to strike with costly force. It highlights the importance of having specific insurance to cover the losses arising from such an event.

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