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Brexit: Price rises warning after chancellor vows EU rules divergence

Image copyright Getty Images Businesses have warned that food prices may rise and jobs may be affected after the chancellor vowed to end alignment with EU rules after Brexit.Sajid Javid told the Financial Times the UK would not be a "ruletaker" after Brexit, urging businesses to "adjust".The Food and Drink Federation said the proposals were…
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Courier fraud: Victim 'cried for days'

Image copyright Jo Wallwork Image caption Carol Norton had £4,000 stolen from her even though the criminals knew her husband Keith (pictured) was terminally ill "I couldn't believe I could lose £4,000 as easy as that. It was terrible".Carol Norton is talking about the moment she realised she'd had thousands of pounds stolen from her…
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Whirlpool: Owners rush to register fire-risk washing machines

Image copyright Mark Fielder Image caption Mark Fielder criticised Whirlpool's response Thousands more owners of dangerous Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines have demanded a resolution from manufacturer Whirlpool.The US firm launched a huge recall of UK machines last week, and some 76,000 customers are now awaiting action.But that still leaves 443,000 machines which need to…
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Travelex boss breaks silence 17 days after cyber attack

Image copyright Travelex Image caption Tony D'Souza said it was "not appropriate" to discuss details of the attack. The boss of Travelex has broken his silence about a cyber attack that forced its staff to use pen and paper and halted travel money sales at some banks and supermarkets.The firm has released a number of…
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Retail sales fall sharply in December

Image copyright Getty Images Retail sales fell again in December as a Christmas shopping spree failed to materialise.Sales volumes fell by 0.6% from November, the fifth month in a row without growth, the Office for National Statistics said.It comes amid worries about economic growth and forecasts that the Bank of England could cut interest rates…
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Sainsbury's named cheapest supermarket of 2019 by Which?

Image copyright Getty Images Sainsbury's has beaten rivals Morrisons and Asda to be named the cheapest supermarket of 2019, according to a survey by Which?.Throughout the year, the consumer group tracked the prices of 53 branded items on a typical shopping list.The list included goods like Andrex toilet roll and Weetabix cereal.Each month Which? went…