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Osborne warns of more Budget cuts

Chancellor George Osborne says there will be further cuts to public spending in his Budget, equivalent to 50p in every £100.

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Doubts over EDF's Hinkley nuclear plan

Fresh doubts arise over French energy firm EDF's plans for an £18bn nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset.

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Banks 'must do more to serve customers'

A duty of care from banks to their customers should be enshrined in law to prevent further mis-selling scandals, a consumer watchdog says.

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Osborne 'wants insurance tax rise'

Millions of households could face an increase in insurance costs, following a warning that the chancellor may target premiums in next week's Budget.

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Oil price 'may have bottomed out'

There is evidence that oil prices are stabilising and could even begin to rise again, says the International Energy Agency.

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Network Rail plans sale of city stations

Network Rail is considering the sale of a number of the UK's best known railway stations in an effort to shore up its debt-laden balance sheet.

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UK trade deficit narrows in January

The UK's trade deficit narrowed in January, official figures show, but its goods trade gap with the EU widened to a record level.

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UK economic growth forecast cut by BCC

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) downgrades its growth forecast for the UK economy, blaming "global headwinds and uncertainty".

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Carmakers increase tech investments

US carmakers General Motors and Ford both announce strategies geared at taking on the tech world's growing influence in the car industry.

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ONS review: Stats need to get digital

The Office for National Statistics needs to modernise the way it collects, and presents, the data it compiles to remain relevant, a review says.

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Apple accuses US regulators of 'smear'

Apple has accused the US government of trying to "smear" the company, as it continues to oppose demands for access to data on an iPhone owned by a dead gunman.

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Danger dryers in 11-month repair wait

Owners of tumble dryers requiring repairs in a fire safety campaign are being told they must wait 11 months for their appliance to be fixed.

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VIDEO: Doubts raised over apprenticeship target

Doubts have been raised over the British government's target to fund three million new apprenticeship places by 2020

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VIDEO: BBC editors' Budget tips

The BBC's political, business and economics editors give their tips on what to watch out for in the Chancellor's Budget.

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VIDEO: An Italian delicacy in Southern Africa

South Africa's Western Cape is not usually associated with Italian delicacies, but a buffalo farm in Wellington is now producing mozzarella cheese.

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VIDEO: Are energy bills about to get cheaper?

Millions of low-income households could see power bills cut after a watchdog's report into the UK's energy sector.

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VIDEO: Ask Andy: What are negative interest rates?

What are negative interest rates and why do banks introduce them?

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VIDEO: Singapore the most expensive city - again

An Economist Intelligence Unit report has once again ranked Singapore the most expensive place to live in the world.

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VIDEO: How would Trump run the US economy?

Chloe Hayward takes a look at US presidential candidate Donald Trump's economic policies.

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VIDEO: Running off a mountain in India’s extreme sport capital

Running off a mountain in India’s extreme sport capital

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Savers get boost from April tax changes

How your nest egg is about to benefit

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Washing powder for men: Do we need it?

Do men need a washing powder of their own?

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Why can't you switch water supplier?

Why can't you switch your water supplier?

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Rio 2016: Can Games outrun economic drag?

Can Rio 2016 handle Brazil's economic woes?

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Show, don't tell: How video is swamping the internet

How the video generation is changing the internet

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Down the financial rabbit hole

An adventure in financial wonderland?

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Energy report: A spammers' charter?

How energy firms may start blitzing you with letters

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Why businesses are embracing comedy

Why the business world is embracing comedy

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Energy bills: Inertia the big enemy

One of our biggest enemies as energy customers, it could be argued, is ourselves.

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