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May 2018 articles

Boris Johnson has warned that the UK and its allies "may have to tighten the economic screw on Venezuela" following the re-election [...]

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Under-fire lender TSB handed out around 1,500 free Android smartphones to business banking customers – ones which were rendered [...]

22 May
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Elections tend to trigger sudden surges of optimism. Leaders declare “yes we can” and promise to “make America great again”. [...]

22 May
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The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced that it is bringing further charges in the ongoing investigation into accusations [...]

22 May
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French president Emmanuel Macron is facing a sharp rebuke on his plans to reform the Eurozone after 154 leading German economists [...]

22 May
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Watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has urged the financial sector to use technology to fight criminals as it reveals [...]

22 May
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Elon Musk’s last tweet before he went to bed on Monday was: “Just wanted to say thanks to all Tesla supporters. I damn well [...]

22 May
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Oil prices reached $80 (£59) per barrel again today as the tight supply of oil on the market continues and Trump imposed sanctions [...]

22 May
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The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has appointed COO Stacey Cunningham as its first female president, an NYSE spokeswoman has [...]

22 May
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Households are £900 worse off since the Brexit vote, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has claimed.  [...]

22 May
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The pound has jumped by almost 0.5 per cent, after Bank of England policymaker Gertjan Vlieghe warned interest rates could rise [...]

22 May
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MPs are no strangers to having their private life pored over, but Brexit minister Steve Baker clearly has the stomach to go further [...]

22 May
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Oil major BP said today it will defer planned work on the Iranian co-owned Rhum gas field in the North Sea in the light of US [...]

22 May
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Public sector net borrowing in the UK in the last financial year dropped by £5.7bn to its lowest level since 2007, according [...]

22 May
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Nationwide, Britain's biggest building society, today announced a slump in mortgage lending amid concerns of a "fiercely competitive [...]

22 May
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