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Growth in UK pubs and bars industry boosted by young landlords

Signs of growth for the UK pub industry are looking positive, with a rise in turnover and young up-and-coming pub owners contributing to a boom in the industry, Barclays reported on Friday. The financial service provider has published new data […]

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Marks and Spencer returns to growth

Retail chain Marks and Spencer Group PLC published its full year results for the 52 weeks ended 28 March 2015 on Wednesday, which reveal an increase in the


UK moves into negative inflation

Consumer spending in the UK is expected to increase, as the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) turned negative in April 2015 for the first time since 1960, according to

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Cream of the crop forecast for UK strawberries

Soft fruit growers in the UK are expecting bumper crops this year, following the sunniest winter in the 80 years since records began, it was reported on Monday. Strawberry

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Full steam ahead for Hornby’s Thomas the Tank Engine

Model train manufacturer Hornby is to relaunch Thomas the Tank Engine railway sets, marking the 70th anniversary of the popular character created by Anglican minister Reverend Wilbert Awdry

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Royal Mail shares jump 3.3% after rival Whistl suspends service

Dutch-owned postal company Whistl has suspended its delivery service, after its private equity backer LDC, a division of Lloyds Banking Group, pulled out of funding to help expand

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UK shares and Sterling leap following surprise election victory by the Conservatives

UK investors were buoyed up on Friday, following the unexpected news that the Conservative political party has won a clear parliamentary majority in the general election, putting an

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Morrisons sales deteriorate as UK supermarket price competition continues

Britain's fourth biggest supermarket, Morrisons (MRW.L), has seen a further drop in sales performance, with annual shares falling 6.7%, it was reported on Thursday. Morrisons, which follows Tesco, Asda

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UK ‘flash crash’ trader protests innocence

Navinder Singh Sarao, who has been charged with wire fraud, commodities fraud and market manipulation by the US Justice Department (DOJ), has protested his innocence in court, the


European Commission predicts 1.5% growth in eurozone economy

Stimulus measures, lower oil prices and a weaker euro have resulted in the European Commission forecasting stronger economic growth in the eurozone, it was reported on Tuesday. According to

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