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Jobs data lifts US rate rise prospects

Expectations of a US rate rise in December have soared following a much stronger than expected jobs report.

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


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China is abandoning the one-child policy after 35 years
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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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Extreme events: Are you tough enough?

The growing attraction of pushing through the pain barrier

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We just got the biggest sign yet that Britain's economy could be heading for a ... - Business Insider


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We just got the biggest sign yet that Britain's economy could be heading for a ...
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It's based on a poll of businesses, which tell Markit whether they're seeing more or fewer orders, employing people or laying them off, and a number of other similar questions. As long as the figure is over 50, there's growth ? so the UK doesn't look ...
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Record fine for nuisance calls firm

A firm has been handed a record fine for nuisance calls after making more than six million automated calls in a solar panel marketing campaign.

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