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(London) The UK economy is on the cusp of surpassing its pre-crisis peak after a fifth successive quarter of growth. Official figures showed gross domestic product (GDP) was just 0.6% below its level before the recession in 2008 and is...
The £50 banknote featuring a portrait of Sir John Houblon on the back will no longer be accepted as legal tender after Wednesday (30th April). The Bank of England announced it was withdrawing the note back in January as part...
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's housing market recovery spread further beyond London this month as prices rose in more parts of England and Wales outside the capital than at any time over the last decade, a survey showed on Monday. Asking...
By Selma Akyıldız  : -- This article focuses on political, strategic and economic relations between Azerbaijan and Israel. Since the independence of Azerbaijan in 1991, it has given the importance to enhance bilateral relations with the world’s leading states to...
(London) THE government has blocked the Royal Bank of Scotland, which is part-owned by the taxpayer, from paying its CEO Ross McEwan a bonus worth twice his annual salary. Instead, the bank is giving him an extra "allowance" of...
  (London) A mortgage lending clampdown comes into force tomorrow which will see lenders delve more deeply into people's personal lives, from their plans for parenthood to how they will spend their old age. The industry-wide changes affect home buyers and...
  (London) Barclays was accused of "paying for Manchester United but getting Colchester United" as it faced shareholder anger over rising bonuses and falling profits. Shareholders applauded a succession of speakers criticising its remuneration policy while the head of the bank's...
(London) Britain's debt mountain was £10.7 billion higher than expected in the last financial year as it rose to more than three-quarters of gross domestic product (GDP), despite a fall in annual borrowing. Underlying public sector debt was £1,268.7 billion...
Curb excessive pay, Cable warns (London) Business Secretary Vince Cable has urged Britain's leading companies to show restraint over executive pay and slash bonuses to restore public trust. In a stern letter to the UK's top 100 listed businesses he warned...
(London) Business lending continued to shrink in the three months to February despite the improving economy, according to a Bank of England report. Overall lending to UK businesses contracted by £500 million in the three months to February, although the...

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