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Lloyds profits fall on PPI claims

Lloyds Banking Group has reported a 7% fall in annual pre-tax profits to £1.6bn but shares jump 13% as investors cheer a special dividend.

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An Ashley Madison user received a terrifying blackmail letter - Business Insider


Business Insider

An Ashley Madison user received a terrifying blackmail letter
Business Insider
After Ashley Madison was hacked, it was clear that the effects would be felt for months and years to come. We've just had the latest glimpse of this via a terrifying ransom demand shared with Graham Cluley, a security researcher who has been reporting ...

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VIDEO: Global stock market's volatile week

BBC News's Victoria Fritz gives an overview of a highly volatile week in global stock markets.

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More transparency is needed over public contracts, if the UK is to do business ... - The Guardian


The Guardian

More transparency is needed over public contracts, if the UK is to do business ...
The Guardian
With the UK government claiming ?40bn of new business as a result of last week's state visit from China, there are similar questions for British civil servants about the role of this undemocratic nation, with a poor record on human rights, in building ...

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Beware the boss's email asking for cash

Office staff are being warned about fake emails that appear to come from one of their bosses, telling them to transfer money.

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