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Bank payment scams claim 84,000 victims

Image copyright Getty Images Scams in which criminals trick bank customers into paying them money out of their bank accounts jumped by 45% in the second half of last...

UK interest rates on hold amid Brexit impasse

Image copyright Getty Images The Bank of England has kept interest rates on hold amid continued uncertainty over Brexit. All nine members of the Bank’s Monetary...

National Portrait Gallery drops £1m donor

Image copyright AFP Image caption The redevelopment of the National Portrait Gallery is due to be finished in 2023 A £1m donation to the National Portrait Gallery has...

Google hit with €1.5bn fine from EU over advertising

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Alphabet’s Google remains a dominant force in online advertising Google has been hit with a €1.49bn (£1.28bn) fine...

Inflation rises on increases in the cost of food and wine

Image copyright Getty Images Food and alcohol price rises helped push inflation higher in February, the first rise since August 2018. The rate of price changes, measured...

India ‘asks banks to rescue Jet Airways’

Image copyright Reuters The Indian government has asked state-run banks to step in and save struggling carrier Jet Airlines, according to Reuters. India has urged the...

Former Staples chain Office Outlet in administration

Image copyright Office Outlet The former Staples stationery chain, Office Outlet, is in administration, putting 1,200 jobs at risk. The retailer is not connected to the...

Sainsbury’s and Asda vow £1bn merger price cuts

Image copyright Alamy Sainsbury’s and Asda say their planned merger will save them £1.6bn and allow them to pass on £1bn in price cuts to savers....

Eurostar industrial action continues to hit services from Paris

Image copyright Tom Corban/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Passengers have complained of long queues Eurostar is again telling passengers only to travel from Paris to...

People spend £69 on average on a UK night out, says report

Image copyright Clark James Digital Image caption The 12 month trial policy will allow Glasgow nightclubs to apply for a 4am licence UK consumers are spending close to...