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House prices: Have they actually gone up in your neighbourhood?

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House prices in more than half of neighbourhoods in England and Wales are still lower in real terms than a decade ago, BBC analysis has revealed. In 58% of wards, residential properties are selling for less now, after accounting for inflation, than they were in 2007. iframe { height: 100vh; } /* Apply some default [...]

UK inflation at highest since April 2012

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Image copyright Getty Images The UK’s key inflation rate climbed to 3% in September from 2.9% in August, its highest for more than five years. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) was last at 3% in April 2012, but has been driven higher by increases in transport and food prices. The increase in inflation raises the [...]

UK farmers will ‘grow more food’ if no Brexit deal

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Media captionChris Grayling said that British farmers would produce more if food prices increase post-Brexit British farmers would produce more food themselves in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a trade deal, a cabinet minister has suggested. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was responding to industry claims that food prices could rise sharply [...]

Airbus boss ‘would step down if needed’

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Image copyright Airbus Airbus chief executive Tom Enders has said he would be prepared to step down if he was “no longer part of the solution”, as the firm deals with ongoing corruption probes. The aircraft maker is under investigation in the UK and France into its use of middlemen in plane sales. Mr Enders [...]

Vauxhall plans 400 job cuts at Ellesmere Port as sales fall

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Image copyright Vauxhall Vauxhall is cutting about 400 jobs at its Ellesmere Port car plant due to falling sales. The carmaker, now owned by France’s PSA Group – maker of Peugeot and Citroen – is “facing challenging European market conditions,” a spokesman said. Ellesmere Port, which makes the Astra models, will move staff from two [...]

Race on to spend old £1 coins as deadline looms

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Shoppers have the weekend to spend their old round £1 coins before they are officially withdrawn, but many shops will go on accepting them. Businesses can refuse to take them from Monday when they will no longer be legal tender. It is estimated that up to 450 million of these coins are still in the [...]

Harvey Weinstein: ‘Business as usual’ at Weinstein Co, brother insists

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Media captionOn some red carpets, Harvey Weinstein is not a welcome subject Harvey Weinstein’s brother, Bob, has denied media reports that the film production company they co-founded could be closed or sold. “Our banks, partners and shareholders are fully supportive of our company,” he said in a statement. “Business is continuing as usual.” The company [...]

Philip Hammond says his remarks were a poor choice of words

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The chancellor has labelled the European Union’s Brexit negotiators as “the enemy” – a remark he subsequently described as a “poor choice of words”. During a television interview, Philip Hammond also called the negotiators “the opponents” and said they should “behave like grown-ups”. But he tweeted later: “I was making the point that we are [...]

Royal Mail wins strike injunction

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Image copyright Getty Images Royal Mail has won an injunction in London’s High Court preventing next week’s 48-hour strike. The postal firm’s workers had been set to walk out from 19 October in protest over pensions, wages and jobs. But the company said the strike would be “unlawful” if the Communication Workers Union (CWU) did [...]