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WH Smith in spat with Telegraph over pricing
19/02/2020 | news | business | 447
The UK retailer has removed the Daily Telegraph newspaper from 120 shops in railway stations.
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UK's cash system 'will collapse without new laws'
18/02/2020 | news | business | 748
British bank notes and coins could disappear much earlier than expected, campaigners warn.
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UK economy saw zero growth at the end of 2019
11/02/2020 | news | business | 1,872
Growth in the services and construction sectors was offset by a "poor showing" from manufacturing.
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China launches coronavirus 'close contact' app
11/02/2020 | news | technology | 128
The announcement highlights the high level of Chinese government surveillance of its citizens.
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Coronavirus: Nissan to shut factory in Japan
11/02/2020 | news | business | 36
The Japanese car maker shuts a factory for two days due to a shortage of parts from China.
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PM pledges £5bn for bus and cycling services
10/02/2020 | news | politics | 663
Labour says the plan "doesn't make up for deep cuts" to services since 2010.
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Ban on petrol and diesel car sales brought forward
03/02/2020 | news | science | 3,031
Boris Johnson unveils the plan as he launches a "year of climate action" alongside Sir David Attenborough.
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Chinese shares suffer biggest fall in four years
03/02/2020 | news | business | 160
The Shanghai index closes nearly 8% lower as investors weigh the impact of the outbreak.
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Javid backs HS2 ahead of crunch meeting
29/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,688
The chancellor is expected to tell Boris Johnson he supports the London to Birmingham rail link.
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Migrant salary threshold fall recommended
28/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,505
Reducing the minimum by £4,400 would help recruit NHS staff and teachers, says an independent committee.
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'Almost 10,000' retail jobs lost this year
26/01/2020 | news | business | 178
Tough competition on the UK High Street means there are more job losses to come, say insolvency specialists.
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British Steel: Buyer on standby if sale collapses
26/01/2020 | news | business | 28
Turkish giant Cengiz is "ready to bid" if UK government rescue talks with Jingye fall through.
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Rolls-Royce plans mini nuclear reactors by 2029
24/01/2020 | news | business | 940
The firm says it plans to build up to 15 of the mini reactors, which can be delivered by a lorry.
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Finance package keeps NI in 'austerity trap'
16/01/2020 | news | uk | 276
The Westminster government is to give the NI Executive an extra £1bn to support the Stormont deal.
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James Bond's greatest hits - and biggest misses
15/01/2020 | news | entertainment | 603
Billie Eilish is following in the footsteps of some classic Bond themes (and some stinkers).
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Greggs picks Just Eat for home deliveries
15/01/2020 | news | business | 275
The High Street food giant chooses its delivery partner as the market for takeaways continues to grow.
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Oscars 2020: Joker leads pack with 11 nominations
13/01/2020 | news | entertainment | 432
The comic book villain movie is up for best film, best director and best actor for Joaquin Phoenix.
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Full UK-EU trade deal 'impossible' by end of 2020
07/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,737
The EU Commission president says the sides must prioritise areas of agreement to meet talks deadline.
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Burger King's plant-based Whopper 'not for vegans'
06/01/2020 | news | business | 1,468
Vegans and vegetarians may find the fast food chain's new meat-free burger an acquired taste.
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Last decade was UK's 'second hottest in 100 years'
02/01/2020 | news | science | 2,291
The year 2019 saw several high temperature records in the UK - concluding a record-breaking decade.
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UK growth 'slowest in almost a decade'
11/11/2019 | news | business | 1,551
Official statistics show the economy avoided recession after GDP grew by 0.3% in the third quarter.
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Remain parties in electoral pact 'negotiations'
30/10/2019 | news | politics | 1,491
Pro-Remain parties are planning to work together to prevent a Conservative majority at December's poll.
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Leaders in pre-election clash on NHS and economy
30/10/2019 | news | politics | 9,377
Jeremy Corbyn says Labour offers "real change" but Boris Johnson accuses him of "protest" politics at PMQs.
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Brexit deal means ‘£70bn hit to UK by 2029'
29/10/2019 | news | business | 2,436
The UK economy will be 3.5% smaller than if it had stayed in the EU, claims a new study.
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MPs close to backing December election
29/10/2019 | news | uk | 10,103
MPs approve the principle of a pre-Christmas poll but there is wrangling over the exact date.
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Pupil background 'should be part of league tables'
28/10/2019 | news | education | 200
Ethnicity, free school meals and special needs should be factored in, Bristol University research says.
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No-deal Brexit motorway plan operational
28/10/2019 | news | uk | 255
Operation Brock sees one side of the M20 being used only by HGVs heading to cross-Channel ports.
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Welsh independence referendum 'before 2030'
03/10/2019 | news | uk | 1,376
Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price says an independence referendum will take place in the next decade.
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Scotland becomes first UK country to ban smacking
02/10/2019 | news | uk | 2,673
The Scottish Parliament votes overwhelmingly to make it a criminal offence for parents to physically punish their children.
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Government publishes new Brexit proposals
02/10/2019 | news | politics | 4,477
The PM's plan would see Northern Ireland stay in the EU single market for goods and new customs checks away from the border.
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Johnson: Irish customs checks will be 'reality'
01/10/2019 | news | politics | 6,911
But the PM rejects reports there could be a series of customs posts set five or 10 miles back.
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Javid pledges National Living Wage rise
30/09/2019 | news | politics | 4,210
The chancellor says it will be £10.50 an hour by 2024, with a lower age threshold - down from 25 to 21.
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Warming to drive 'robust increase' in UK flooding
17/09/2019 | news | science | 174
A new study shows that there's a higher probability for extreme flooding on UK coasts as global temperatures rise.
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Swinson rejects propping up Johnson or Corbyn
16/09/2019 | news | politics | 2,370
The Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson would not support Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn in the event of a hung Parliament.
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Brexit is a 'nightmare', says Luxembourg PM
15/09/2019 | news | politics | 11,413
Boris Johnson misses a press conference amid noisy protests, but says there has been "a lot of work".
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