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British banks pay first tranche of £1bn compensation to Iceland savers
By New Statesman - 02 September 7:35

The compensation package will be paid in three installments of £363m.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 02 September 7:28

News stories from around the web.

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Five questions answered on apprenticeship application rises
By Heidi Vella - 30 August 13:02

Applications are up 32 per cent year on year.

"Painful consequences for the banks in Switzerland"
By Raymond Doherty - 30 August 12:11

Business quote of the day.

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Gibraltar is just displacement activity for Spain
By Mike Cobb - 30 August 10:11

Trying to distract itself from the financial crisis.

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Vodafone in talks to sell stake in Verizon Wireless
By New Statesman - 30 August 9:57

Verizon Wireless is the second-largest mobile network operator in the US.

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Co-operative Group posts net loss of £559m in first half
By New Statesman - 30 August 9:55

The mutual society underlines the need for £1.5bn capital action plan.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 30 August 9:30

News stories from around the web.

Artwork by Nick Hayes.
Why does our service economy offer such bad service?
By Robert Skidelsky and Nan Craig - 30 August 8:21

How do you get a call centre to do anything for you that involves change, or taking responsibility? Robert Skidelsky and Nan Craig on the downsides of our overdependence on a service economy.

Five questions answered on the Co-op Group’s banking losses
By Heidi Vella - 29 August 15:06

The Co-operative Group announced today heavy financial losses due to problems with its banking division. We answer five questions on the Co-op’s current financial woes.

What losses have the Group recorded?

How moonshine became the new luxury spirit
By Spears magazine - 29 August 12:44

And is fuelling a whisky renaissance.

Can we stop the descent of the rupee?
By Meghna Mukerjee - 29 August 12:09

No convincing plan as yet.

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BP loses second chance of halting oil spill payouts
By New Statesman - 29 August 9:53

The US judge rejects the British oil giant’s plea to suspend payments till the completion of Louis Freeh probe.

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Merrill Lynch to pay $160m penalty to settle racial discrimination lawsuit
By New Statesman - 29 August 9:51

The fine is claimed to be the largest ever paid by an employer in a discrimination lawsuit.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 29 August 9:49

News stories from around the web.

The US government is taking your Facebook data. But it doesn't stop there
By Fred Crawley - 29 August 9:27

"The problem is global and endemic. Nobody has clean hands."

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Why is India's currency on the slide?
By Andrew Amoils - 28 August 14:23

New low against the dollar today.

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Syria has finally seeped into financial markets. It's horrific
By Oliver Williams - 28 August 14:07

Wall Street's "fear gage" up 40 per cent.

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The NHS has a secret weapon. Why doesn't it use it?
By James Petter. - 28 August 11:36

Why is no-one talking about predictive care?

Business quote of the day
By Raymond Doherty - 28 August 11:01

Michael O’Leary on Ryanair/Aer Lingus controversy: "Bizarre and manifestly wrong".

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US federal authorities seek $6bn penalty from JPMorgan Chase
By New Statesman - 28 August 9:35

The fine is claimed to be one of the largest settlements for any bank post financial crisis.

BT will create 150 engineering jobs in Scotland
By New Statesman - 28 August 9:30

The new engineers will support broadband roll out in the country.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 28 August 9:25

News stories from around the web.

HS2: are we building a Chinese ghost city?
By Billy Bambrough - 27 August 15:56

The arguments for HS2 are getting left behind by new technology.

Ex-JPMorgan banker arrested in Spain
By New Statesman - 27 August 13:43

Hands himself in.

The people who can't use Crossrail
By Frances Ryan - 27 August 11:52

London's major new transport project is inaccessible to thousands for a saving of just 0.2 per cent of its budget.

HS2? "One grand folly"
By Raymond Doherty - 27 August 11:11

Business quote of the day.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 27 August 9:20

News stories from around the web.

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