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Apple launches streaming service

Apple have launched their music streaming service, Apple Music, in a bid to enter the competitive music market. Whilst Spotify makes up 85% of the...

The new ‘class ceiling’

It seems that the glass ceiling is being replaced by a class ceiling, as findings report that the UK's most elite financial services and...

Government to sell RBS stake

The UK government are initiating the sale of one of the worst investments on the last ten years. They will begin to dispose of...

Network Rail profits halve

Network Rail pre-tax profits halve to £506m, down from 1.04bn this time last year. Network Rail felt moved to include a "Q&A" in its final...
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Sainsbury’s sales fall for sixth consecutive quarter

Sainsbury have posted a sixth consecutive quarter of sales declines. Like-for-like Sales excluding fuel were down 2.1% in Q1. However, shares in the in supermarket...

IMF: Spain to grow 3.1% this year

The IMF has increased Spain’s growth estimate to 3.1% for 2015. This is the second time the International Monetary Fund has made a favourable...
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HSBC plc slashes 25,000 jobs

HSBC plc (LON:HSBA) has announced it will slash 25,000 jobs in an effort to cut costs and make the bank less complex. London’s largest...

Turkey enters period of political instability

Turkey has been thrown into political instability following an indecisive general election. The current ruling AKP party suffered a plunge in support to 41%...
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Quanta Group to raise £3m in Crowdstacker’s first investment

The new Peer-to-Peer lending platform, Crowdstacker, has opened its first crowdfunding project to investors. The City of London registered company is facilitating a £3m...

Vietnam discussions escalate South China Sea dispute

The dispute over the South China Sea escalated this morning when it was reported that Vietnam has entered discussions with EU and US contractors...