Government to incentivise older homeowners to downsize in new White Paper

Average asking price for UK homes hits record high

According to property website Rightmove, the asking prices for UK homes has hit a new record high as families are willing to ignore the uncertainty...
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Sunrise Resources shares sink on further loss

Shares in mineral exploration group Sunrise Resources (LON:SRES) sunk over 10 percent in early trading on Monday, after reporting another loss for the half...

Trump begins first foreign trip in Saudi Arabia

US President Trump has left for his first foreign trip - a nine-day tour with stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy and Belgium. His tour is part...

Footlocker shares take a hit after poor quarterly sales

Footlocker (NYSE:FL) reported a slow set of quarterly sales, triggering a 14 percent fall in The New York athletic-wear chain's shares in pre-market trading. The US athletic footwear chain’s...
Just Eat

Watchdog enters second phase of Just Eat & Hungry House merger

The Competition and Markets Authority have announced that they will enter phase two of their investigation into Just Eat’s (LON:JE) proposed £200m merger with Hungryhouse. Just Eat...
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Four out of five Britons worried about cost of living, says new report

80 percent of Britons are worried about the increasing price of living, with the cost of essentials such as food, drink and clothing continuing...
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Greek MPs vote in favour of further austerity measures

Greek MPs have voted in favour of further austerity measures against a backdrop of protests, in order to receive further bailout funds from European...
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Johnston Press trading boosted by pick-up in digital advertising

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press (LON:JPR) saw a boost in both digital and classified advertising revenues in 2017, despite the year's "challenging" trading conditions. In an...

Shares in Revolution Bars down 32pc as living wage impacts performance

Shares in British bar chain Revolution (LON:RBG) fell over 30 percent in early morning trading on Friday, after a slow start for new openings...

Asda claims progress despite 11th quarter of falling sales

Asda, the UK's third biggest supermarket, has posted yet another fall in quarterly sales. The chain, owned by Walmart (NYSE:WMT), reported a 2.8 percent fall in like-for-likes sales...

Snap Election: A Tory, Labour & Lib Dem policy comparison

Despite some hiccups along the way, all major parties have released their completed manifestos in time for the snap election this May. Here's a brief guide to...
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April retail sales beat expectations by 1.3pc

April saw a surge in retail sales as temperatures reached the highest levels in 100 years and consumers ignored concerns over falling living standards. According to...
FBI

‘Russia-gate’: Former FBI boss to head Russia Inquiry

Former FBI boss Robert Mueller is set to lead the inquiry into Russian interference of the most recent U.S election and any collusion with...

Royal Mail posts strong profits after “challenging” year in UK

The Royal Mail (LON:RMG) has posted its annual revenues at £9.8 billion. Whilst the annual profits have jumped by 25 percent, the group have...
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Facebook hit with €110m fine over Whatsapp data collection

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has been fined €110 million (£94 million) by the EU after they found it had been misleading about its 2014 Whatsapp takeover. The...
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Burberry profits fall 5pc despite boost in sales from weaker pound

Pre-tax profits at British fashion brand Burberry (LON:BRBY) fell to £394.8 million compared to £416 million a year earlier. Total sales of the luxury brand...

Growing support for ‘barista visas’ post-Brexit

Bosses of various cafes and restaurants are getting behind the proposals of “barista visas” following Brexit to avoid labour shortages. The Home secretary, Amber Rudd, is considering introducing...

Nestlé lose legal battle to trademark KitKats

Nestlé (VTX:NESN) has lost its latest legal battle to trademark the KitKat bars in the UK. The confectionary giant claimed the shape of the bar...
TWINO

Poland, Greece and Ireland have highest potential for P2P lending sector, says new research

Hungary, Slovenia and Latvia rank amongst the best countries for the alternative lending sector, according to new research from peer-to-peer lending platform TWINO and...
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Coats Group shares see 8pc boost on trading update

Shares in clothing manufacturer Coats Group (LON:COA) rose over 8 percent in early market trading on Wednesday, after a trading update revealed a strong...