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£1.2bn spree on 'Panic Saturday'

December 20, 2014 - 12:18

UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £1.2bn on what researchers are calling "Panic Saturday". >> read more
How to spot a fake at Christmas

December 20, 2014 - 03:47

On the lookout for counterfeit goods >> read more
Crossrail: Tunnelling beneath London

December 20, 2014 - 02:45

Beneath London's streets work on Crossrail is carrying on apace >> read more
Plan to help over-50s get jobs

December 20, 2014 - 02:31

Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help with using computers as part of a government plan to get more older people into work. >> read more
Booking.com fraud network revealed

December 20, 2014 - 01:39

Details are revealed of a network which attempted to defraud thousands of customers of the online travel agent Booking.com. >> read more
Hereford Utd wound up over tax debt

December 19, 2014 - 20:05

Hereford United is wound up by the High Court over money owed to HM Revenue and Customs. >> read more
Belarus moves to protect currency

December 19, 2014 - 19:03

Belarus's central bank moves to protect its currency by imposing a new tax, as it feels the knock-on effects of the fall in the Russian rouble. >> read more
Zimbabwe issues coins for Christmas

December 19, 2014 - 18:54

Special coins issued by Zimbabwe's central bank go into circulation in the run-up to Christmas, to help shoppers who usually get change in sweets. >> read more
Blackberry shares drop on earnings

December 19, 2014 - 17:10

Shares in Blackberry drop nearly 6% as the troubled smartphone maker reports a larger-than-expected drop in revenue during the third quarter. >> read more
VIDEO: India's labour reforms anger unions

December 19, 2014 - 15:52

Labour law reforms giving small firms more freedom to hire and fire have prompted protests among union members in India. >> read more

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