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The NHS?s winter crisis
22 Jan 2017 11:00 am

The NHS often runs into trouble in winter, but things have never looked quite this bad. What?s gone wrong? Simon Wilson reports.

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Will Trump survive his term?
21 Jan 2017 5:00 pm

The chances are Donald Trump will get himself impeached, says Matthew Lynn. But a President Pence could be just what the markets need.

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Wealth inequality in the UK may be too high, but it is falling, not rising
20 Jan 2017 3:50 pm

Since the financial crisis, the incomes of the poorest fifth of households in the UK has risen by over 13% in real terms and that of the best paid fifth has fallen 3.4%.

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Money makers: welcome to the surreal world of Leon
20 Jan 2017 1:30 pm

John Vincent, the 45-year-old father of two and co-founder of restaurant chain Leon, takes a rather odd approach to running a business.

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Three solid growth stocks to buy now
20 Jan 2017 1:15 pm

Professional investor Colin McLean tips three attractively priced growth stocks to tuck away in your portfolio.

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If you?d invested in: John Wood Group and Capita
20 Jan 2017 1:00 pm

Aberdeen-based John Wood Group provides engineering support services to the global oil and gas industry. In the last year, the share price has risen by almost 60%.

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Fans spin vinyl to record high
20 Jan 2017 12:30 pm

Vinyl is on the verge of becoming a billon-dollar industry. But will the sales keep coming? Chris Carter investigates.

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Beauty secrets of Prince Harry?s girl
20 Jan 2017 12:15 pm

Prince Harry's squeeze Meghan Markle has an odd trick for keeping the wrinkles at bay.

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Governments don?t need to ban cash, we?ll all just stop using it
20 Jan 2017 12:05 pm

A lot of people worry that central banks and governments will ban cash. But they may not need to, says Merryn Somerset Webb. We might just decide to do without it.

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One of Trump?s better ideas
20 Jan 2017 12:00 pm

Lost among some of Donald Trump's more questionable statements was the proposal to scrap the tax deductibility of interest expenses.

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