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Rise in fraud 'super cases' means total value of scams which reached UK Courts tipped over £1bn last year

A huge surge in cybercrime helped the total value of fraud that reached UK Courts last year rise above the £1billion mark for the first time since 2011 amid concerns a slowdown in the economy will put businesses and individuals at more risk, a new report

Daily Mail, 34 min. ago
 

BT shares plunge as telecomms giant is rocked by £530m accounting scandal at its Italian division

BT shares have tanked after the telecoms giant announced a £530million hit from the fallout of accounting irregularities at its Italian division. An investigation into what went on at its Italian arm revealed improper accounting practices and a 'complex

Daily Mail, 34 min. ago
 

New towns' decade of house price rises: Average property has gone up by 32% to be valued at £229,000 

House price growth in Britain's new towns has outperformed the national average over the past decade, a report has found. Milton Keynes, which is celebrating its 50th birthday, was identified as the best-performing new town for property price growth over

Daily Mail, 34 min. ago
 
Under Trump shadow, key European body backs EU-Canada trade deal

Under Trump shadow, key European body backs EU-Canada trade deal

A planned EU-Canada free-trade deal moved closer to reality on Tuesday after a key committee advised the European Parliament to give its backing after months of protests and heated debate. The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) i

Reuters, 35 min. ago
 
Amazon offers to drop e-book clauses to settle EU antitrust probe - source

Amazon offers to drop e-book clauses to settle EU antitrust probe - source

U.S. online retailer Amazon (AMZN.O) has offered to drop some clauses from its e-book deals with publishers in a bid to end an EU antitrust investigation and stave off a possible fine, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The proposal means

Reuters, 42 min. ago
 
Pound FALLS after Supreme Court's Brexit ruling

Pound FALLS after Supreme Court's Brexit ruling

Sterling was down by as much as 0.5 per cent against the US currency to 1.24, after yesterday hitting a one-month high against the dollar, before taking losses back to around 0.4 per cent. The pound was also falling against the euro, as Britain's top jud

Daily Express, 52 min. ago
 
Sterling dips after Supreme Court rules on Brexit

Sterling dips after Supreme Court rules on Brexit

Sterling fell and London's FTSE 100 index rose on Tuesday after Britain's supreme court ruled the government must legislate through parliament to trigger the start of talks on leaving the European Union. The pound traded higher as the first parts of the

Reuters, 55 min. ago
 
easyJet says weak pound, higher fuel to weigh on profit

easyJet says weak pound, higher fuel to weigh on profit

British low-cost airline easyJet said the weaker pound and higher fuel prices would hit profit more than expected this year, sending its shares as much as 8 percent lower on Tuesday. EasyJet, Europe's No.2 no-frills carrier behind Ryanair, and rival airl

Reuters, today, 10:18
 
Government borrowing falls in December

Government borrowing falls in December

Government borrowing fell by £0.4bn in December to £6.9bn, compared with 2015. The figures, from the Office for National Statistics, means borrowing for the year is £63.8bn, £10.6bn lower than for the same period a year ago. The last Autumn Statement ind

BBC, today, 09:47
 
British Gas Business pays £9.5m penalty

British Gas Business pays £9.5m penalty

British Gas Business will pay a penalty of £9.5m after its customers suffered billing and complaints issues, the energy regulator has said. Accurate bills were not issued on time to business customers after the provider put in a new £40m computer system

BBC, today, 09:47
 
City news: Essentra, Sainsbury's and Bovis

City news: Essentra, Sainsbury's and Bovis

Forman, who is overseeing a strategic review of the FTSE 250 company after joining from industrial thread maker Coats, blamed “self-inflicted” problems, including poor integration of acquisitions which have increased costs. Essentra blamed its health and

Daily Express, today, 09:41
 
Donald Trump and Man United victories give Paddy Power a kicking

Donald Trump and Man United victories give Paddy Power a kicking

Shares in the £7billion betting heavyweight reversed 380p to 8295p, making it the biggest FTSE 100 faller, as it admitted taking a £40million hit from customer-friendly results in the final three months of 2016. Trump’s unexpected victory in the US Presi

Daily Express, today, 09:41
 

Money Pit Stop: I'm a retiring fireman who has built up £152k in investments and £183k in cash, can I get a...

In our series Money Pit Stop, we ask an investing expert to give one of our readers a free portfolio makeover.  This week, a 60-year-old fireman and former postman, who has built up a healthy portfolio, with £152,000 in investments, £183,000 in cash and

Daily Mail, today, 09:35
 
LG Electronics posts 2016 operating profit of $1.2 billion

LG Electronics posts 2016 operating profit of $1.2 billion

South Korea's LG Electronics Inc reported on Tuesday a 2016 operating profit of 1.34 trillion won ($1.15 billion), up 12 percent from the previous year. In the fourth quarter, the company swung to an operating loss of 35 billion won, according to Reuters

Reuters, today, 09:31
 
Toshiba to unveil extent of U.S. nuclear business writedown on February 14

Toshiba to unveil extent of U.S. nuclear business writedown on February 14

Japan's Toshiba Corp said it will unveil the extent of the writedown on its U.S. nuclear business on Feb. 14 when it reports its results for the quarter ended Dec. 31. The laptops-to-engineering conglomerate, still recovering from a $1.3 billion (1.04 bi

Reuters, today, 09:25
 


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