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Black Friday lifts UK retail sales in November, 2017-12-14
Deals on electrical household appliances boosted sales in November, official figures suggest.

Scottish income tax rises to be unveiled, 2017-12-13
The finance secretary is expected to announce tax increases for middle and higher earners.

Republican lawmakers say historic tax deal is agreed, 2017-12-13
Republicans reportedly say they have agreed the biggest overhaul of the country's tax system in 30 years.

US Federal Reserve raises interest rates again, 2017-12-13
The US central bank has moved to increase interest rates for the third time this year.

Wage squeeze continues for British households, 2017-12-13
Earnings grew by 2.3% in the three months to October, lagging inflation for a seventh month.

The small jeans firm with a big ambition, 2017-12-12
With a workforce of just 15 people, the Hiut Denim Company now sells its jeans around the world from its small factory in rural Wales.

My close escape from £10,000 bank scam, 2017-12-12
Barry Fox, 72, says he had "a close shave" with scammers when trying to buy a Rolls Royce on eBay.

Forties pipeline shutdown 'worth £20m a day', 2017-12-12
A crack was found in the Forties pipeline which carries crude North Sea oil across land for processing.

How inflation is hitting Britain's bakers, 2017-12-12
Bakery owner John Foster explains how the rising price of imports is affecting his business.

UK inflation rate at near six-year high, 2017-12-12
Inflation hits 3.1% as the squeeze on household incomes continues.

House prices rise fastest in East Midlands, 2017-12-12
East Midlands prices rose at the fastest pace in the year to October, while London saw the slowest growth.

Job prospects 'will improve' under new economic action plan, 2017-12-11
The new action plan means businesses have to make guarantees in order to get financial support.

Helping poorer Kenyans pay for healthcare, 2017-12-11
Paying for healthcare in Kenya has got easier thanks to M-Tiba, a mobile "electronic health wallet".

Help to Save scheme to start slowly, 2017-12-11
The system offers a 50% government top-up to low-income working people on certain benefits.

Labour may move parts of Bank of England to Birmingham, 2017-12-11
A report commissioned by Labour claims banks are failing to lend to growing sectors in the regions.

Mortgage safety net 'disappearing', 2017-12-11
Help for those struggling to meet home loan repayments will largely vanish by 2022, a report says.

UK inventors claim funding rules hold them back, 2017-12-11
Garden shed inventors talk about the challenges they face to get government funding for their ideas.

Inflation tracker: Will you feel the pinch this Christmas?, 2017-12-10
From smoked salmon to smartphones, 2017 is shaping up to be an expensive Christmas for consumers.

A political Fed, 2017-12-10
As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?

Two-year degrees to lower tuition fees, 2017-12-10
Jo Johnson wants to change a system where three-year degrees have "crowded out" anything else.

US jobs growth stronger than expected, 2017-12-8
A rebound after the disruption caused by hurricanes boosted US employment last month.

EU agrees biggest free trade deal with Japan, 2017-12-8
The agreement is a challenge to the protectionism championed by US President Donald Trump.

Plastic fantastic, 2017-12-3
The growth of easily available credit profoundly altered our attitude to money.

Global leader, 2017-11-27
The interest rate set by America's central bank, the US Federal Reserve, is one of the key levers of the global economy.

Budget 2017: Hammond loosens his belt, 2017-11-22
The chancellor loosens the public finances envelope as the economy stutters.

Change makers, 2017-11-6
How people fleeing South Sudan have managed to create work – for themselves and others – in their new home of Uganda.

Unlocking trillions, 2017-11-5
One leading economist says it could release trillions of dollars of so-called "dead capital".

Managing the managers, 2017-10-29
Why hire a manager and then hire someone else to tell them how to do their job?

Crowded island, 2017-10-27
An explosion in tourism has saved Iceland's economy. But in a country of just 300,000 people, how much tourism is too much?

Balancing the books , 2017-10-22
The father of double-entry bookkeeping wrote the definitive guide in 1494.

Wine on the edge, 2017-10-17
How Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie is able to make award-winning wines, despite winter temperatures so cold it can kill his vines.

Health risks, 2017-10-17
Health risks and job losses are among the harms many in China face in the push for economic change.

No-belle prize, 2017-10-12
Just 13% of US academic economists are women - and only one has won the Nobel Prize in economics. Why are women so under-represented in the profession?

Have you been nudged?, 2017-10-9
Five ways the theory behind this year's Nobel prize for economics may have influenced your behaviour.

What do we want?, 2017-10-1
Asking customers what they wanted profoundly changed how retailers sold their goods.

Brass in pocket?, 2017-09-29
A rise in interest rates would be good news for savers, but bad for borrowers. How would a rise of 0.25% affect you?

UK trade, 2017-09-27
Theresa May says trade should continue as it is for two years post-Brexit – but what do the UK’s trading relationships look like at the moment?

Not so fantastic?, 2017-09-24
Cheap plastic has become ubiquitous, but we need to get better at recycling it.

Success story, 2017-09-17
Without it, companies in the sharing economy might not have grown as successfully as they have.

Northern Rock, 2017-09-11
The collapse of Northern Rock: Ten years on

Creative currency, 2017-09-10
The value of modern currency comes not from what it's made of, but what we all agree it's worth.

Money machines, 2017-09-7
Could low-cost automated financial advice help close the massive retirement savings gap?

Cheers to that, 2017-09-5
The English wine making industry is growing, but could it ever threaten the dominant European producers?

Limiting liability , 2017-09-3
The limited liability company has been described as "the greatest single discovery of modern times”.

Sterling sense, 2017-08-31
Buying foreign currency is both easier and more challenging than in the past.

Banking bonanza, 2017-08-28
Many of Europe's largest banks have already announced their intention to relocate jobs to Frankfurt as Brexit talks go on.

Poisonous progress, 2017-08-27
The arguments nearly a century ago over the use of leaded petrol.

Mixed picture, 2017-08-27
More than half of the 160 BHS stores that closed after it went into administration a year ago are still empty, says new research.

Selling citizenship, 2017-08-22
Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.

The devil's rope, 2017-08-6
How the spread of barbed wire helped redraw the map of the USA.

The tax trick, 2017-07-30
The chunk of global wealth illegally stashed in tax havens is a big feature of the modern economy.

Five food fights, 2017-07-27
Chlorine chicken isn't the only food that has got politicians in a flap

Inside US/UK trade deal, 2017-07-25
How would the UK benefit from a trade deal with the US and is it likely to happen?

Formula fix, 2017-07-24
Since the first commercial substitute for breast milk was launched in 1865, formula has shaped the workforce.

Happy travelling, 2017-07-21
The government is consulting on a new strategy which puts the consumer "at the heart of the aviation sector".

Easy does it?, 2017-07-16
Warren Buffett has advised his wife to invest her money in low-cost index funds, after his death.

Medieval money, 2017-07-9
Medieval tally sticks illustrate what money really is: a kind of debt that can be traded freely.

Tricky trade-off, 2017-06-25
If rules are too strict, good ideas take too long to spread, but lax regulation risks no innovation.

Better prospects, 2017-06-22
What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?

One year on, 2017-06-22
What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?

Energy revolution, 2017-06-21
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.

A hot issue, 2017-06-20
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.

Gaming gift , 2017-06-18
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.

Reality Check, 2017-06-16
Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?

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