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The UK government is set to pass emergency laws requiring phone companies to hold detailed records of all phone calls, texts and internet usage for up to 12 months. Under the new legislation, companies would be allowed to access more...
Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Monday morning as investors looked ahead to US corporate earnings following last week's strong job numbers. Oil declined but stayed above 104 dollars per barrel. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was off 0.% at...
British Gas has agreed a £1 million compensation package after it was found to have e xaggerated savings claims it made to prospective customers. In the latest controversy to hit the industry, British Gas admitted it had mis-sold to customers...
Commuters who spend an hour-long train journey into London are saving around £380,000 on their average house price compared with the cost of living in the heart of the capital, research has found. Lloyds Bank said that homes within a...
Motor insurance is a "highly dysfunctional market" in which firms' pursuit of profit has led to higher prices for consumers, a report by MPs has said. In some cases, business practices have not been in the consumer interest and have...
A hard-to-reach area is to get a £146 million rail improvement package, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. The cash injection, for Cornwall, is designed to lift the local economy, create new jobs and provide faster train journeys. The deal means: ::...
London 30th June 2014 (The Debate) Press TV has conducted an interview with Shahid Qureshi, journalist and political analyst from London, to discuss the Pakistani army launching a major offensive against pro-Taliban militants in North Waziristan. What follows is an approximate...
Tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers' money is being paid out in bonuses to under-performing contractors responsible for delivering the Government's flagship welfare-to-work scheme, the Whitehall spending watchdog has warned. The National Audit Office (NAO) said "flaws" in the...
The Government must step in to assess whether consumers can afford years of rising household bills under plans to modernise Britain's infrastructure, MPs have said. Consumers will be expected to meet around £250 billion of the cost of upgrades including...
Tax reforms to encourage long-term business investment are being unveiled as part of a Labour plan to create a "fairer" system. The party is looking at a number of measures to halt short-termism in the corporate world, including introducing a...

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