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Gold falls to its lowest level since March 2011 after a 8.5% drop on Monday as fears of high inflation recede.
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A peregrine falcon nesting by a faulty transmitter means mobile phone reception has not been able to be restored to parts of Southampton.
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US satellite television company Dish Network makes a $25.5bn bid for mobile phone firm Sprint Nextel.
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The Financial Conduct Authority says the number of complaints about the mis-selling of PPI fell in the second half of last year.
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The number of first-time buyers entering the housing market is at its highest level for five years, says the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
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A government-imposed cap on some benefit payments is beginning in four London boroughs, ahead of a nationwide rollout in July.
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The national minimum wage will rise by 12p an hour to £6.31 for adults and by 5p to £5.03 for 18-to-20-year-olds from October.
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Supermarkets announce petrol price cuts following a fall in the wholesale cost and a more favourable exchange rate.
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East Kilbride-based whisky firm Burn Stewart Distillers is bought by a South African drinks group for £160m.
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John Longworth, of the British Chambers of Commerce, says "businesses believe the EU is putting burdens on them that make them uncompetitive in the world market"
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The UK's revived housing market may come to the rescue of the flagging economy, says Peter Spencer of Ernst & Young
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The European Commission and other international creditors to Greece say the country's economy will start growing again next year.
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Betfair shares jump after CVC Capital, the private equity firm that owns Formula One, says it has held talks about making a bid for the online betting exchange.
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Was George III really suffering manic depression?
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French government ministers are due to reveal details of their personal wealth as part of efforts by Francois Hollande to regain public trust.
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Campaigner battling waste in Italy is among winners of prestigious environment prize
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Bookmaker Ladbrokes warns that trading has been worse than expected in the first three months of 2013 and will affect full-year operating profits.
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French government ministers are due to reveal details of their personal wealth as part of efforts by President Hollande to regain public trust.
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Businesses in North Yorkshire explain how the exceptionally cold weather in March has damaged their trade.
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Researchers unveil the first image from a new observatory in Mexico that can catch the highest-energy light ever seen on Earth.
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Fishermen in Denmark have backed calls for a seal cull to protect dwindling fish stocks.
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A government-imposed limit on benefit payments begins in four London boroughs ahead of its introduction across England, Scotland and Wales.
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China's economy, the world's second-largest, performs worse than many analysts had expected in the first three months of the year.
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Train delays caused by metal and cable theft halved in the last year, Network Rail figures show.
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A new report says the UK's use of biofuels is "irrational" and will cost motorists around £460 million over the next 12 months.
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