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Consumers' credit card spending 'overtakes cash'


Debit cards were most used, but falling cash use pushed notes and coins to third place, say retailers.

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Burger King ditches free toys and will 'melt' old ones


The fast food chain says it will no longer give away plastic toys with children's meals.

Tags: Children
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US Fed cuts interest rates for second time since 2008


The US central bank has cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage points, but is split over future moves.

Tags: FED
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US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates for second time


The Federal Reserve has cut rates by 0.25 percentage points for only the second time since the financial crisis.

Tags: FED, ISIS
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Trump strips California of power to set auto emission standards


The US president says the move will cut car prices but it is likely to spark a legal battle.

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Bridgend site to produce Land Rover-inspired Ineos 4x4


The company will get public money to help bring up to 500 jobs to the town.

Tags: Jobs, Money
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British Airways pilots call off next week's strike


Pilots' union Balpa calls on the airline to "negotiate seriously" with a view to ending the dispute.

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Albemarle and Bond helpline 'improved'


Amid heavy criticism, the company says that it remains solvent and customers' pawned items are safe.

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India e-cigarettes: Ban announced to prevent youth 'epidemic'


The government says vaping poses a health risk to the young, rather than an alternative to smoking.

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Inflation surprise as computer game prices drop


The rate inflation slowed to 1.7% in August as games and download prices fell.

Tags: NFL
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Lloyd's 'devastated' at sexual misconduct report


Boss John Neal admits there are "issues we've got to tackle" at the 331-year-old insurance market.

Tags: Sex
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What is the UK's inflation rate?


A guide to what inflation is and why it matters for household finances.

Tags: UK, NFL
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House price growth slowest for seven years, says ONS


The latest figures show the biggest drop in prices in the last year was in the North East of England.

Tags: England
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Cobham: National security fears threaten defence takeover


The government is looking into Advent's £4bn takeover bid for British defence firm Cobham.

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Lord of the Rings returns to New Zealand with Amazon TV show


The TV series produced by the US e-commerce giant has been tipped to be the most expensive ever made.

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Shampoo tycoon: 'leave the details to the experts'.


Shampoo tycoon: 'Don't try to solve all the technical problems. Leave the details to the experts.'

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The robot that cleans floors and tells jokes


More than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots are coming to Singapore this year, made by local manufacturer Lionsbot. Ella's job is cleaning the floors at the National Gallery.

Tags: Singapore
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Why the Fed's interest rate move matters


The Federal Reserve, the US central bank, is expected to cut its main interest rates on Wednesday.

Tags: FED
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'My derelict pub still got TripAdvisor reviews'


TripAdvisor says it is winning the fight against fake reviews using fraud detection technology.

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Cash machines closing fastest in poor areas, chancellor told


Consumer group Which? urges the chancellor to act over the loss of free ATMs in poor communities.

Tags: Mac
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