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University students hit by wave of fake tax refund emails

The UK's tax authority says thousands of reports have come in from various universities in the last month.

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Johnston Press: Publisher of i paper bought out

Jobs and newspaper titles at Johnston Press are secured after the publisher is bought by a new company.

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Brexit turmoil: Small businesses 'fed up with the whole thing'

Small businesses owners give their reaction to the Brexit talks and the PM's draft Brexit agreement.

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Xi Jinping: US-China trade war will produce no winners

The Chinese leader's comments can be seen as a veiled swipe at Donald Trump's America First policies.

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UK shares remain fragile amid Brexit turmoil

The FTSE 100 ends lower whilst sterling stabilises amid the political fall-out from Theresa May's Brexit plan.

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Publisher pulls plug on ShortList magazine

Free men's mag with 500,000 circulation ends print edition as publisher focuses on Stylist.

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EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers

Digital minister Margot James says phone and broadband firms must "play by the rules".

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Rolls-Royce boss says May's Brexit deal is better than no deal

The boss of engineering giant Rolls-Royce says politicians must get behind a "practical plan" for Brexit.

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Search starts for next National Lottery operator

Gambling Commission wants next operator to maximise returns to good causes after Camelot's licence ends.

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Properties 'taking longer to sell'

Sellers typically wait more than three months before their home goes under offer.

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Japan Airlines tightens alcohol rules for pilots

The new safety measures follow a string of incidents and delayed flights due to intoxicated pilots.

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Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim's family over aircraft design

A lawsuit is filed against the US manufacturer over an alleged design fault with its 737 Max jet.

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Facebook accused of dark PR tactics

Facebook is embroiled in a new controversy over the tactics it used to discredit its critics.

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Manchester United revenues slip on fewer home games

The club said sales of matchday tickets and merchandise fell in the first quarter of the year.

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Beyoncé buys out Ivy Park venture from Sir Philip Green

The Ivy Park gymwear brand is now 100% owned by Beyoncé's management company Parkwood.

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Asda revival continues as sales rise again

The Walmart-owned supermarket reports its sixth consecutive quarterly increase in sales.

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UK retail sales hit by mild autumn

Analysts say the worse than expected 0.5% fall in sales suggests shoppers are cutting back spending.

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Brexit: Scottish fishing industry calls for clarity

Fishing leaders, skippers and traders are seeking more specifics on the draft agreement on leaving the EU.

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'Virgin Media charged me an outrageous sum'

John Jones tells the BBC he was charged a £240 contract break fee despite being with Virgin Media for seven years.

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