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Barclays boss Jes Staley faces penalty for 'conduct breach'

Regulators the FCA and PRA allege Jes Staley breached rules in trying to identify a whistleblower.

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Poorest families 'going without food or power'

Citizens Advice says hundreds of thousands of UK families cannot afford to put money in their meters.

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Premier League club revenues soar to £4.5bn

England's top 20 teams posted record revenues and also bounced back into profit in the 2016-17 season.

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Royal Mail boss Moya Greene to retire

The Canadian who oversaw the privatisation of the postal service will step down in June.

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Brexit divorce cost uncertain, say auditors

The National Audit Office says the Treasury's estimate is "reasonable" but could easily go up or down.

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Australia bank inquiry ousts first executive amid fee scandal

The head of the nation's largest wealth manager steps down over a damaging fee scandal.

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House of Fraser calls in KPMG to draw up turnaround plan

The department store chain has asked KPMG to look at options which may involve store closures and job losses.

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Shire rejects £43bn offer from Japan's Takeda

Takeda says it is in talks with Shire about a potential bid for the London-listed drug maker.

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Debenhams sales hit by 'Beast from the East'

Profits crash at the department store chain as freezing weather takes its toll on sales.

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PPI complaints soar as Arnie tells people to 'do it now'

The number of complaints about PPI has jumped, following adverts featuring Schwarzenegger .

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Why is Billy Bragg at the Bank of England?

The last time the singer was at the Bank he was "kettled" - this time he's talking economic reform.

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Questions over Conservative donor tax probe

HMRC denies refusing to assist with a probe into a French telecoms firm because it had been a Tory donor.

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Meet the robots that can pick and plant better than we can

Farmers are turning to robots to plant seedlings and pick produce because of human worker shortages.

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The office where the average age of employees is just 25

Staff say they focus on a "life-life" balance, not a work-life balance.

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Why India's Paytm isn't afraid of WhatsApp

India's youngest billionaire, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, says Indian firms are ready to challenge the West.

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What happens if you ban plastic?

Maharashtra in India has imposed a wide-ranging ban on plastic. How does that affect producers?

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Justin Trudeau wants 'seamless' UK trade deal after Brexit

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants a deal that will "flip over the day after Brexit".

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Bitcoin peaks and falls become race tracks

The rapidly changing value of crypto-currency has been turned into a mobile game.

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'Renting is cheaper' as house prices 'too ridiculous'

Leah Wilson, who is in her early 20s, says she struggles to save for a house.

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