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Record UK Government Surplus In January

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Analysts say the bumper surplus could give the chancellor extra money for the Spring Statement. Read more

Purplebricks Shares Dive On Sales Outlook Shock

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Estate agent slashes its sales forecast and announces the departure of two senior executives. Read more

City Centres 'could Become Ghost Towns'

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Shop closures will become the norm unless the government supports struggling retailers, MPs say. Read more

Centrica Says 2019 Profit To Be Hit By Energy Price Cap

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The owner of British Gas posts a 12% profits rise, but describes its performance as "mixed". Read more

Climate Change: Ban Gas Grid For New Homes 'in Six Years'

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New-build homes should be warmed by heat pumps or networks of hot water, a report says. Read more

Standard Chartered Puts Aside $900m For Potential Fines

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Standard Chartered says the cash will cover possible fines in the US and UK, including for sanctions breaches. Read more

Barclays Profits Amid UK Economic 'uncertainty' In UK

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The UK bank reports annual profits of £3.5bn and makes provision for UK "economic uncertainty". Read more

Young People Living In Vans, Tiny Homes And Containers

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Young people are turning to radical and innovative alternatives to conventional homes. Read more

Greater Bay Area: China's Ambitious But Vague Economic Plan

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The ambitious economic plan links Hong Kong, Macau and other Chinese cities to boost growth. Read more

Olives Pitting US Against EU In Global Trade Fight

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Are US tariffs on Spanish olives a pretext for a bigger challenge to world trade? Read more

Nestle And Epic Pull YouTube Ads Over Abuse Claims

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Several big firms pull ads after they appear next to sexualised comments left on children's videos. Read more

Samsung Reveals Galaxy Fold And S10 5G

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The "luxury" foldable-screened phone can run up to three apps at once when opened up into tablet mode. Read more

Could Huawei Threaten The Five Eyes Alliance?

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Different views about the threat posed by the Chinese firm pose risks to the intelligence alliance. Read more

Bolsonaro Proposes Pension Overhaul For Brazil

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Reforming Brazil's retirement system is considered critical to the country's economy. Read more

Trump Seeks To Recoup 'wasted' California High-speed Rail Funds

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The administration plans on ending funds for what Mr Trump calls a "failed" California rail project. Read more