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Ryanair receives 20 million euros worth of compensation claims

​Ryanair shares fell 3 percent following its announcement of plans to cancel between 40 and 50 flights per day until the end of October

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More money in Severn Crossing drivers' pockets in 2018

Drivers using the Severn Crossings will have more money in their pockets from January next year thanks to the decision to reduce the bridge tolls for the first time.

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Bank of England likely to raise interest rates

​ The Bank of England said it was likely to raise interest rates in coming months if the economy and price pressures kept growing, flagging Britain's first rate hike in a decade

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The new £10 note enters circulation

The new polymer £10 note, featuring a picture of Jane Austen and a quote from the Austen novel Pride and Prejudice has been issued by the Bank of England today.

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Apple launches $999 iPhone X in bid to regain innovation lead

Apple has rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X with Chief Executive Tim Cook calling it "the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone."

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Brexit talk drift could harm UK car production - Toyota

Early government assurances that free trade with the European Union would survive Britain's departure have been replaced by talk of transition periods.

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UK inflation jump puts Bank of England back in spotlight on rates

British inflation hit its joint highest in more than five years in August as households paid more for fuel and clothing.

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Samsung says Galaxy Note 8 pre-orders highest among Note series

Samsung say pre-orders for its Galaxy Note 8 premium smartphone have hit the highest-ever for the Note series, beating its predecessor Note 7 by about 2.5 times.

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Britain pushes Boeing to drop its Bombardier challenge

Britain is pressing for U.S. plane maker Boeing to drop its trade challenge against Canadian rival Bombardier and seek a negotiated settlement to try to protect jobs.

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"Naked" products to hit shelves as UK worries about waste

​A biodegradable yoga mat and an eco-friendly dog bed are just some of the items on show at the immersive "Naked House" exhibition.

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Sterling dips as MPs prepare for Brexit update

Sterling lost more than half a percent against the euro as domestic political uncertainty kept the battered pound under pressure.

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UK McDonald's workers stage first strike

​Workers at two McDonald’s restaurants staged the first strike to hit the company in Britain in a protest over pay and other issues on Monday.

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Unleaded petrol to cost more than diesel - RAC

The RAC is warning to drivers to expect a hike in unleaded petrol prices on the forecourt in the coming days, largely as a result of Storm Harvey.

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888 online gaming firm hit with record fine

888, one of Britain’s biggest online gambling firms, is to pay a record penalty package of over £7.8 million.

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Brits top visitors to Spain in July as tourism breaks records

July marked another monthly record for tourist arrivals in Spain as the number of visitors rose 10.1 percent year-on-year, with Bris still leading the pack.

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Smaller manufacturers feeling Brexit strain

The process of Britain's departure from the European Union has already hurt around 40 percent of small and medium-sized British manufacturers.

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Theresa May seeks to ease Japan's Brexit fears during trade visit

Theresa May will look to ease Japan's worries about Brexit during a three-day visit to the country from Wednesday focused on progress on a bilateral trade deal.

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Credit card firms pushing people into long term debt

Research by Citizens Advice has found nearly 1 in 5 people struggling with debt has had their credit card limit raised without them requesting it.

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Uber scraps controversial tracking feature on app

The location-tracking update is unrelated to executive changes, said Joe Sullivan, Uber’s chief security officer

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UK house price growth eases to three-month low in August

British house price growth eased to a three-month low in August, adding to signs of a slowdown in the housing market.

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Consumers unaware of PPI deadline

Which? warns that consumers are potentially at risk of missing out on claiming compensation for mis-sold PPI due to a lack of awareness of the deadline.

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