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Tesco sales rise 1.3% over the Christmas period - BBC News


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Tesco sales rise 1.3% over the Christmas period
BBC News
Tesco has hailed a "strong Christmas" after its UK sales rose 1.3% on a like-for-like basis in the six weeks ending 9 January. ... It offers some hope that the business might be able to deliver sustained volume growth," said analysts at Stifel in a ...
Tesco Surprises as U.K. Grocer Posts Increase in Christmas SalesBloomberg
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Savers see Isa rates tumble

From Monday, life gets even tougher for savers, as NS& I brings in lower returns on its Individual Savings Accounts (Isas).

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VIDEO: Hijab-wearing model: Fashion is changing

Mariah Idrissi, the first Muslim model wearing a hijab to appear in an H&M advert, tells the BBC she believes the fashion industry has changed to cater better for women the headscarf.

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U.K. Announces $3 Billion Guarantee for EDF Nuclear Power Plant - Bloomberg


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U.K. Announces $3 Billion Guarantee for EDF Nuclear Power Plant
Bloomberg
U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne pledged a government guarantee of 2 billion pounds ($3 billion) for building the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in southwest England. The money, which will be provided through Infrastructure U.K., ...
UK guarantees nuclear plant deal as China investment announcedBBC News
Nuclear plant project a step closer as Osborne makes ?2bn guaranteeThe Guardian

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Business groups cry foul as EU rules commuting time is 'work' - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Business groups cry foul as EU rules commuting time is 'work'
Telegraph.co.uk
Many British employees choose to opt out of the time cap. Allie Renison, head of EU and trade policy at the Institute of Directors, said: ?This ruling will surprise and concern many UK businesses, and indeed public sector employers, who had been ...
Travelling to work 'is work', European court rulesBBC News

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