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Nigeria state oil firm 'withheld $25bn'

Nigeria's state-owned oil firm failed to pay the government $25bn over five years, the nation's fiscal commission says.

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It's time for the UK to do business with Argentina - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

It's time for the UK to do business with Argentina
Telegraph.co.uk
Ever the politician, George Osborne chose, in addressing UK business leaders at Davos, to see the positive in today's ?dangerous cocktail of risks?. Plunging oil prices, rising US interest rates and a slowing Chinese economy were all signs of a global ...

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Britain is still in deflation - but don't bet on it staying there for long - Business Insider


Business Insider

Britain is still in deflation - but don't bet on it staying there for long
Business Insider
Sale queue REUTERS/Olivia HarrisShoppers queue outside Selfridges on the morning of the Boxing Day sales in London December 26, 2012. UK inflation figures were just released, showing a 0.1% decline in consumer prices year-on-year, keeping the UK ...

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The government sold its last stake in Royal Mail and now shares are tumbling - Business Insider


Irish Times

The government sold its last stake in Royal Mail and now shares are tumbling
Business Insider
For the first time in its history, the Royal Mail is a fully private company, and the markets do not like it one bit. Shares in Britain's national mail carrier, which for all of its history has been at least part owned by the government, tanked at the ...
End of an era as UK government offloads last of Royal MailIrish Times
Royal Mail: Final stake sale raises ?591mBBC News
UK government sells remaining stake in Royal MailPost and Parcel
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U.K. Manufacturing Cools as Strong Pound Damps Export Orders - Bloomberg


The Straits Times

U.K. Manufacturing Cools as Strong Pound Damps Export Orders
Bloomberg
In its monthly factory report published in London, Markit Economics said companies blamed the decline in foreign demand on the strong pound, weak sales in the euro area and China's economic slowdown. The headline manufacturing index slipped to 51.5 ...
UK factory growth slips, hiring deteriorates in August: PMIThe Straits Times
UK manufacturing growth slowed in August, PMI survey saysBBC News

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