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LONDON (Reuters) - China is confident it will hit its growth target of 7.5 percent this year, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday, adding the government was ready to adjust policy to make sure it does. Writing in Britain's The Times...
BEIJING (AP) — Six months ago, China's housing market was so red-hot that Feng Xiaowei, a sales manager at a real estate agency in the eastern city of Hangzhou, rarely took a day off. Then lending and sales curbs imposed by...
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that his company will allow others to use Tesla’s technology in electric car production in the hope that this will advance his vision of building more electric vehicles globally. Tesla will not initiate patent...
Facebook is to start providing advertisers with more user data, drawing from browsing habits and external websites visited, in addition to their current 'likes.' This will be the first time that Facebook has used information from outside the network. The...
A watchdog will set out today what steps it proposes to take to improve competition in the £11 billion private motor insurance market. Last December, the Competition Commission said that competition is not working well for motorists and that "many"...
George Osborne is to set out plans to clean up London's vast foreign exchange (forex) market, with new criminal sanctions for traders who engage in abuse and malpractice. The Chancellor will use his annual Mansion House speech to promise a...
Payday lenders could be forced to spell out the overall cost of defaulting on a loan more clearly up front and an independent price comparison website could be set up to help people shop around after a watchdog found...
A fourfold increase in the maximum fines available to magistrates is to be introduced - meaning motorway speeders could be forced to pay up to £10,000, and disorderly drunks £4,000, the Government said. Courts will also be able to levy...
A leading union will today call for 250,000 new houses to be built every year and for 30,000 empty homes to be brought into use to tackle the UK's housing "crisis". The GMB believes workers are being priced out of...
Government intelligence agencies have direct access to telecommunication companies’ infrastructure which allows them to spy and record phone calls leaving no paper trail, the UK’s largest mobile phone company Vodafone has revealed. The British operator said wires have been attached...

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