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Popularity of Mondo crashes Crowdcube in crowdfunding campaign

On Monday, crowdfunding website Crowdcube experienced a number of technical issues following the launch of the campaign for the app-only bank, Mondo. Mondo is a...

David Cameron and the EU: ‘Project Fact’ or ‘Project Fear’?

During attempts to sway public opinion in the run up to the EU referendum, critics have accused David Cameron of using scare tactics to...
house prices

UK mortgage approvals at a two-year high

According to data from the Bank of England, mortgage approvals in the UK have reached a two-year high, with an increase of 3,246 approvals made...

Barclays to leave Africa following fall in profits

Following a 2% fall in full-year profit, Barclays has announced plans to leave Africa in attempts to boost shareholder profits and simplify the the...
inequality london

Slow growth in both Britain and China, according to new figures

Growth in Britain's private sector fell to its slowest rate in three years in January, according to the latest survey by the Confederation of...
china

China cuts reserve requirement as shares sink further

China's central bank has cut its reserve requirement ratio for the fifth time since February 2015, as it attempts to prop up its slowing economy. Its...

Morrisons re-enters game with Amazon tie-up

Struggling supermarket chain Morrisons has announced a tie-up with online retail giant Amazon, supplying groceries to Amazon Prime customers. This will be Amazon's first foray into...

RBS make billion pound loss – but CEO paid record salary

The UK state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (LON:RBS) announced a full-year loss on Friday for the eighth year running, as restructuring and litigation costs continue to...
bank of england

Mark Carney in Parliament: “Will not make judgments on EU referendum”

Bank of England governor Mark Carney spoke in front of the Treasury Select Committee today on Tuesday, saying that the central bank would not make judgments...
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Sterling falls as EU exit threats take their toll

Sterling sunk against the dollar again on Monday to its biggest loss in nearly six years, as fears heighten that Britain may vote to...