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National Front leads France’s regional polls

France's far-right political party, National Front, made history on Sunday by coming first in six out of thirteen regions. Gaining the highest score for the...
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Total: “Price of oil will continue to fall in 2016”

French energy giant Total stated this morning that it expects the price of oil to remain low for the next year, as supply continues...

Bankers’ Bonuses set to drop after a tough year

Despite the chancellor George Osborn referring to the EU's cap on bank bonuses "counter-productive", bankers for London investment bankers still look on course to...

BIS: ‘Rate hike could harm emerging economies’

The Bank for International Settlements has warned the impending US rate hike may harm emerging economies, and says the financial markets are experiencing an...
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John Lewis sets weekly sales record after Black Friday madness

Department store John Lewis set a new weekly sales record after "Black Friday", with £187.7 million spent both online and in stores. The retailer said on Friday...

House prices to rise more slowly in 2016, according to Halifax

British house prices have risen nearly 10 percent this year, according to mortgage lender Halifax, but are likely to rise more slowly in 2016. Halifax...

RAF jets strike Syria hours after MPs vote

British RAF jets have made their first strikes on Syrian targets, just hours after MPs voted in favour of intervention by 397 to 223. According...
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British shop prices fall sharply in November – BRC

British shop prices fell in November to the joint weakest level on record, according to the British Retail Consortium's latest figures. Prices in British shops fell by...
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British banks pass stress test with flying colours

The Bank of England has once again subjected Britain's major banks to 'stress tests', in order to ensure that financial institutions can withstand future...

Asian shares shrug off weak PMI figures

Key economic indicators across Asia continue to show disappointing results, with the latest factory activity survey showing deterioration and little sign of recovery in...