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Retail sales jump higher than expected in March

Retail sales enjoyed a surprising boost in March climbing much higher than expected, led by a spike in food shopping. Sales rose 1.1 per cent month-on-month, above expectations of a 0.3 per cent drop as food store sales and non-store retailing drove the increase, according to the Office for
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Climate change protesters block Vauxhall Bridge

Climate change protesters have blocked Vauxhall Bridge on the fourth day of action in central London this week. Read more: London shutdown goes on in fourth day of climate change protests Transport for London (TfL) confirmed that demonstrators were "intermittently" blocking the road, and drivers should expect delays. A bit reminiscent of 28 days later…. Vauxhall
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Lloyd’s of London partners with the Met in special constable scheme

Insurance market Lloyds of London has partnered with the Metropolitan Police to encourage employees to become special constables. The 330-year-old market – embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal – has pledged to allow staff to volunteer on the streets of London during working hours. Read more: Lloyd's of London will ban drunk staff from the office Chief executive
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Think smart: Practical solution for a busy Britain

Sparklers for BONFIRE (Pic: GETTY) FIRE UP RED-HOT SAVINGS MILLIONS will be sending rockets skyward and scoffing bangers for November 5 but why not cut the cost of your celebrations? Research has found we spend a whopping £497million on the occasion but a bit of clever thinking could help you out. If you're having a party at home, snap up some leftover Halloween
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Think smart: Practical solution for a busy Britain

Sparklers for BONFIRE (Pic: GETTY) FIRE UP RED-HOT SAVINGS MILLIONS will be sending rockets skyward and scoffing bangers for November 5 but why not cut the cost of your celebrations? Research has found we spend a whopping £497million on the occasion but a bit of clever thinking could help you out. If you're having a party at home, snap up some leftover Halloween
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Retail sales jump higher than expected in March

Retail sales enjoyed a surprising boost in March climbing much higher than expected, led by a spike in food shopping. Sales rose 1.1 per cent month-on-month, above expectations of a 0.3 per cent drop as food store sales and non-store retailing drove the increase, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Year-on-year sales jumped 6.7 per cent – the largest
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Retail sales jump higher than expected in March

Retail sales enjoyed a surprising boost in March climbing much higher than expected, led by a spike in food shopping. Sales rose 1.1 per cent month-on-month, above expectations of a 0.3 per cent drop as food store sales and non-store retailing drove the increase, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Year-on-year sales jumped 6.7 per cent – the largest
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Climate change protesters block Vauxhall Bridge

Climate change protesters have blocked Vauxhall Bridge on the fourth day of action in central London this week. Read more: London shutdown goes on in fourth day of climate change protests Transport for London (TfL) confirmed that demonstrators were "intermittently" blocking the road, and drivers should expect delays. A bit reminiscent of 28 days later…. Vauxhall
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Climate change protesters block Vauxhall Bridge

Climate change protesters have blocked Vauxhall Bridge on the fourth day of action in central London this week. Read more: London shutdown goes on in fourth day of climate change protests Transport for London (TfL) confirmed that demonstrators were "intermittently" blocking the road, and drivers should expect delays. A bit reminiscent of 28 days later…. Vauxhall
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Lloyd’s of London partners with the Met in special constable scheme

Insurance market Lloyds of London has partnered with the Metropolitan Police to encourage employees to become special constables. The 330-year-old market – embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal – has pledged to allow staff to volunteer on the streets of London during working hours. Read more: Lloyd's of London will ban drunk staff from the office Chief executive