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India and US reach WTO breakthrough

India and US reach a breakthrough in resolving food security, an issue which had been stalling the implementation of a global trade pact.

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Low rates ‘keep repossessions down’

Continued low interest rates and mortgage market competition have led to another fall in the number of homes repossessed in the UK, figures show.

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Knocking £2.8bn off the deficit

Events in the last week show why budget forecasting is so hard

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China data shows no sign of pick-up

A slew of economic data out of China, which came in below forecasts on Thursday, highlights the continuing downward pressure facing the Asian giant.

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Church plans savings club in schools

Children as young as four could have the chance to join savings clubs in an attempt by the Church of England to prevent them getting into debt later in life.

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The business of divorce celebration

Making good money out of some very bad divorces

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Housing market dip ‘only temporary’

A slowdown in activity in the housing market and slowing property prices will only be “temporary”, according to surveyors.

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Making life easier for first-time buyers

Interactive video on the challenges facing first-time buyers

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Can apprenticeships cut unemployment?

Are apprenticeships the key to solving youth unemployment?

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Hellmann’s sues eggless mayo brand

Hellmann’s mayonnaise maker Unilever is suing a Californian business for selling a vegan alternative of the condiment, called ‘Just Mayo’.