Showing posts with category "news"

Petrol and diesel prices reach record high

Petrol prices have hit record highs, putting further strain on families as the cost-of-living crisis worsens.

February 15, 2022
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Virgin Media O2 commits £10bn investment in UK as London boasts largest 5G footprint

Virgin Media O2 has revealed that its 5G network has now hit two thirds of the capital, giving London the largest 5G footprint within the group

February 15, 2022
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Brexit shaves off record £20bn from UK exports in last twenty months

UK exports to EU countries shrunk by a record £20bn in just 20 months, according to new figures.

February 15, 2022
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NatWest to close 32 branches as more customers move online

NatWest has become the first bank in 2022 to announce it will close some of its outlets as customers shun branches for mobile banking.

February 15, 2022
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Northern Powergrid accidentally sends out compensation cheques for trillions of pounds

An energy company has thanked “honest” customers who did not try to cash compensation cheques for trillions of pounds sent out in error.

February 14, 2022
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David Frost joins Tory MPs in calls for return of fracking in UK

Former Brexit minister David Frost has joined Conservative MPs in writing an open letter to Boris Johnson calling for a resumption of UK fracking

February 14, 2022
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Spotify and Amazon consider takeover bids for podcast platform Audioboom

Spotify and Amazon are mulling potential takeover bids for podcasting platform Audioboom which has enjoyed a surge in revenues through the pandemic

February 14, 2022
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£2.2bn damages claim filed against Facebook owner Meta on behalf of 45m Brits

A multi-billion pound damages claim was filed late last night against Meta, formerly Facebook Inc., on behalf of UK Facebook users

February 14, 2022
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UK online shoppers face more identity checks as new anti-fraud rules kick in

Online shoppers in the UK can expect more identity checks – and probably more card-declined messages – over the coming weeks

February 14, 2022
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UK and Scottish government agree deal on freeports in Scotland

UK ministers and the Scottish government have reached a deal over proposed freeports in Scotland, after months of disagreement

February 14, 2022
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UK employers expecting to award pay rises of 3% this year, survey shows

British employers are expecting to award pay rises of 3% in 2022, the highest in at least a decade, though well below the rate of inflation

February 14, 2022
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Bitcoin could be the new gold, says Goldman Sachs

The price of a bitcoin could soar to $100,000 within five years if enough investors embrace the virtual currency as a store of wealth, according to a leading investment bank.

February 11, 2022
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