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Rise in lenders valuing homes below sale price

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEbony Roberts and Jalisa Andrew: ‘We suddenly had to find £5,000’ There has been a “significant” rise in homes being valued at less than what buyers have agreed to pay, the UK’s largest mortgage advisers have said. These “down valuations”, by lenders, can mean buyers having to […]

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Making lemonade

Image copyright Me & The Bees Image caption Mikaila Ulmer first set up the business when she was just four-years-old The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we spoke to Mikaila Ulmer, the 13-year-old chief executive of Me & The Bees Lemonade. Mikaila Ulmer’s lemonade […]

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Holiday childcare: Five ways to beat the cost

Image copyright Ugochukwu Nwamo Image caption Ugochukwu Nwamo has set up a childcare group with friends and family on Telegram The school summer holidays have now officially begun for most children. The kids may well be excited, but for working parents managing the six week period of no school and hence no state childcare, can […]

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Retailer profit warnings double in year, says EY

Image copyright Moss Bros Image caption Moss Bros issued a profit warning in March The number of profit warnings by FTSE-listed retailers has doubled over the past year, as the sector has been hit by rising costs and subdued spending. According to EY, there were 20 profit warnings in the first half of 2018, double […]

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Ryanair customers urged to claim compensation

Image copyright PA Image caption The budget airline is facing three says of strikes across it’s European network More than 100,000 Ryanair passengers could be in line for compensation after their flights were cancelled because of strikes. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has urged Ryanair customers to claim under European flight rules. Earlier this month […]

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Especially for you

Image copyright Kent Wang Image caption Suits you, sir: More outfitters are offering online custom-made suits A monogrammed shirt, an inch perfect suit or a dress made to your exact specifications might sound like a fashionista’s dream and a nightmare for your wallet. Thanks to the internet however, personalisation is becoming increasingly affordable. The average […]

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'Trade war a reality', French finance minister warns

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Trump administration says protecting America’s steel and aluminium producers is a matter of national security A trade war is now a reality, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has warned as G20 ministers gather for a summit in Argentina. The current US trade policy of imposing unilateral tariffs […]

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How Netflix went from pioneer to powerhouse

Image copyright Netflix Image caption Shows like The Crown have helped Netflix woo potential subscribers When Netflix started out in 1999, as a mail-order DVD service, few would have bet that it would become a force that even the biggest media companies fear. In the early days it hastened the demise of neighbourhood movie rental […]

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Fiat Chrysler replaces CEO Sergio Marchionne for health reasons

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Sergio Marchionne has led Fiat Chrysler for more than a decade The long-time chief executive of carmaker Fiat Chrysler, Sergio Marchionne, has been replaced due to ill health. His health worsened in recent days after he suffered complications from surgery on his right shoulder. Mr Marchionne, 66, has led the […]

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PayPoint: Customers left without energy after outage

Image copyright Getty Images Customers have been left without gas and electricity after PayPoint terminals across the country went down. Users of the network, which lets people pre-pay for energy at some shops and supermarkets, complained about freezers thawing and having no electrics. PayPoint said it believed the issue was resolved on Saturday afternoon, hours […]