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Apple posts surprise dip in iPhone sales

Apple has reported a surprise fall in iPhone sales for its second quarter, indicating that customers may have held back in anticipation of the 10th-anniversary edition.

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Sainsbury's profit falls for third straight year

Sainsbury's has reported a third straight year of underlying profit decline, despite the boost to earnings from last year's purchase of Argos.

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British shop prices fall at slowest rate since 2013

Prices in British shops showed the smallest annual decline in nearly three-and-a-half years last month, adding to signs of growing inflation pressure.

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Greece reach long-awaited deal on bailout reforms

Greece and its foreign creditors have reached a deal on a package of bailout-mandated reforms, paving the way for the disbursement of further rescue funds.

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BP's profit triples on higher oil prices

BP's profit nearly tripled in the first quarter of 2017 from a year earlier thanks to higher oil prices and production, and as its sharp cost cutting drive bears fruit.

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Bovis takes 2.8 million-pound hit

British housebuilder Bovis which was subject to two failed buyout bids earlier this year, said it would take a 2.8 million-pound hit from the talks.

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Four in five people in the UK suffer from burnout

Four in five UK adults suffer from 'First World Burnout', a condition that mimics traditional burnout, according to a report

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More support needed for smaller building firms

An MPs report has found more than half of UK homes are built by the largest eight building companies.

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UK economy slows at start of 2017

The UK economy grew by 0.3% in the first three months of the year which is its slowest growth rate since the start of 2016.

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Barclays first quarter profits more than double

Profits at Barclays have more than than doubled with the first quarter has showing figures of £1.68 billion up from £793 million.

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Brexit blamed for latest UK house price drop

Prices fall again - suggesting households are feeling the pinch from rising inflation since last year's Brexit vote.

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UK Cancer fund was a 'waste of money' - report

​A special U.K. Cancer Drugs Fund set up in 2010 spent over 1.2 billion pounds but failed to deliver value for patients.

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Book sales at record high

Figures released by the Publishers Association shows that 2016 was a record breaking year for the sales of books and journals reaching £4.8 billion.

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Government accounts not designed for scrutiny - report

A report says most Government accounts are not designed for democratic scrutiny and are failing in their purpose of explaining spending to Parliament and the public.

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Profits double at Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group has announced profits have doubled in the first quarter of the year.

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Funding for Ambulances not keeping with demand

A group of MPs are warning funding for new ambulances across the country is failing to keep up with demand.

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Pensioner incomes to rise - May

Prime Minister Theresa May has said on Wednesday that old age pension payments would continue to rise if her party wins the election.

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Nestle to cut jobs as work shifts to Poland

Nestle is planning to cut almost 300 jobs in Britain, as it shifts production of its Blue Riband biscuits to Poland.

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Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo up for sale

Jimmy Choo has put itself up for sale to try to maximise shareholder value as majority investor JAB increases its focus on consumer goods.

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Conservatives pledge energy price cap

The Conservatives say they will cap domestic energy prices if it retained power in the General election in June.

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Three apologises to customers after technical fault

Mobile phone network Three has had to apologise after a number of customers were unable to make calls or send text messages.

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