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December 2017 articles

It's that time of the year when I begin to plan carefully our Christmas Day wines. [...]

18 December

The chair of the Work and Pensions committee has criticised the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) approach to British [...]

18 December

Taxing disposable coffee cups could hurt other high street businesses, new research has found, as British consumers confess their [...]

18 December

The chair of the National Infrastructure Commission has written to the head of Ofcom for "urgent and radical action" to tackle [...]

18 December

Retailers are facing a make or break week in the run-up to Christmas, as City analysts warn that a last-minute dash may not [...]

18 December

Airlines are facing rising turbulence from sky-high customer expectations amid a tough competitive environment that has seen [...]

18 December

The latest film in the Star Wars saga has raked in an eye-popping $450m (£337m) in global ticket sales on its opening weekend. [...]

17 December
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A committee of MPs will this week question some of the Big Six energy companies on the impact a cap on energy tariffs will have [...]

17 December
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Amazon has been accused of Grinch-like behaviour in the weeks preceding Christmas, as it faces claims it has not lived up to [...]

17 December
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Last minute London shoppers are being given the chance to make Christmas slightly less stressful, with Network Rail offering [...]

17 December
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The RAC has warned that "Frantic Friday" is looming on 22 December, marking the day bumper traffic is expected due to last-day [...]

17 December
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Britain's gin makers today scaled new heights as the drink moved into first place as the nation's favourite tipple. [...]

16 December
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Former PM David Cameron has been charged with leading a $1bn (£750m) government-backed fund to boost transport infrastructure [...]

16 December
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A £395m stake in one of Britain's biggest water companies has been bought by local council retirement funds in conjunction with [...]

16 December
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Shares in Unilever finished 1.3 per cent higher after it said it had finally sold its global spreads business for €6.8bn (£5.1bn). [...]

15 December
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