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Flybe sees more than a third of its market value wiped out in minutes
Flybe sees more than a third of its market value wiped out in minutes

The low-cost UK carrier said it will now make an adjusted loss of around £12million for the year to the end of March 2019.

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Death of black man in police custody hits home at Facebook and in Silicon Valley
Death of black man in police custody hits home at Facebook and in Silicon Valley

Facebook exec Ebele Okobi is drawing national attention to the death in police custody of her 36-year-old brother.

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Inflation drops sharply to 2.4 per cent as food is cheaper in the shops
Inflation drops sharply to 2.4 per cent as food is cheaper in the shops

The drop in inflation is significantly sharper than expected. Forecasts had expected it to move from 2.7 per cent in August to 2.6 per cent in September.

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Sexism in the City: How the gender pay gap goes all the way to the very top of corporate Britain 
Sexism in the City: How the gender pay gap goes all the way to the very top of corporate Britain 

Emma Walmsley, the chief executive of drugs giant Glaxosmithkline, is only paid around half as much as Frenchman Pascal Soriot who leads rival Astrazeneca.

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BBC is set to scrap free TV licences for over 75s
BBC is set to scrap free TV licences for over 75s

The scheme currently provides a saving of £150.50 to those eligible, believed to be around 4.46million homes. But it runs out in 2020 and the BBC is consulting on its future.

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Flat-rate state pension will rise by 2.6% or £4.25 a week to £164.35 next April
Flat-rate state pension will rise by 2.6% or £4.25 a week to £164.35 next April

It comes after consumer inflation for September was recorded below expectations at 2.4 per cent, according to Office for National Statistics data today.

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 Canadians legalize cannabis, but they may not have enough
Canadians legalize cannabis, but they may not have enough

Experts are warning newly legal pot shops may run out of weed.

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 Canadians legalize cannabis, but they may not have enough
Canadians legalize cannabis, but they may not have enough

Experts are warning newly legal pot shops may run out of weed.

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Crest Nicholson issues a profit warning but Barratt keeps benefiting from Help to Buy
Crest Nicholson issues a profit warning but Barratt keeps benefiting from Help to Buy

In an unscheduled update, Crest Nicholson blamed a ‘more difficult’ than expected property market for a slowdown in property sales in London and the South during the autumn months.

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Compare your power bills faster: New service will find cheapest deals and switch you automatically 
Compare your power bills faster: New service will find cheapest deals and switch you automatically 

Weflip is free to use and continuously searches the market for the cheapest gas and electricity deals. If it can save you at least £50 a year on your annual energy bill after exit fees.

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