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Sports Direct acquires Republic fashion chain

By Laura Moulden Sports Direct has acquired the Republic chain of high-street fashion shops ...

RBS reveals £5.2 billion lost in ‘chastening’ year

By Gerald Heneghan Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has revealed it suffered a pre-tax ...

Eurozone economic downturn ‘to persist into 2013’

By Gerald Heneghan The eurozone’s financial downturn will continue into 2013, the European Commission ...

Workplace pension scheme membership at lowest level since 1997

By Laura Moulden Workplace pension scheme membership is at its lowest level since 1997, ...

Manchester child poverty levels ‘worst in UK’

By Gerald Heneghan Manchester has been named the worst parliamentary constituency for child poverty ...

TUC: Living standards must be defining issue in next election

By Laura Moulden Living standards must be a “defining issue” during the next general ...

Ed Miliband pledges return to 10p income tax rate

By Laura Moulden Ed Miliband has pledged to bring back the 10 pence starting ...

Bank of England: Recovery in sight

By Lauren Grice The Bank of England has claimed an economic recovery for the ...

Barclays to cut 3,700 jobs in strategic review

By Gerald Heneghan Barclays has announced it is to cut 3,700 jobs in an ...

Construction sector output grows in 2012

By Gerald Heneghan Construction sector output – a key indicator of economic growth – ...

BREXIT CAMPAIGNER ADMITS SENDING THREATENING VOICEMAIL TO GAY MP

EU budget faces first ever cuts

By Lauren Grice The European Union’s (EU’s) budget could see cuts for the first ...

Libor scandal: RBS hit with £390 million fine

By Lauren Grice The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has been fined £390 million ...

Osborne to announce bank break-up proposals

By Gerald Heneghan George Osborne is set to warn banks that they risk having ...

FSA reveals scale of interest rate swap scandal

By Laura Moulden The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has revealed the scale of the ...

Council tax rise to hit ‘millions of low-income households’

By Gerald Heneghan Council tax rises are set to hit millions of low-income households ...

TINY LOCK-UP IN HAMMERSMITH SELLS FOR MORE THAN £450,000

ONS: UK economy shrank 0.3 per cent in Q4 2012

By Gerald Heneghan Britain’s economy shrank by 0.3 per cent during the last three ...

Eurozone unemployment hits record high

By Laura Moulden Unemployment in the eurozone has hit an all-time high as November ...

Ofcom fine HomeServe £750,000 for silent calls

Watchdogs have fined Walsall based insurance specialist HomeServe a record £750,000 following excessive silent ...

Thousands queue for Boxing Day bargins

THOUSANDS of shoppers in Birmingham queued up from the early hours of the morning ...

Top trumps wedding

ONE couple are celebrating their nuptials with the unusual wedding memento of a pack ...

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