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Boxing Day bargain hunters spent a record �3billion online and in stores across the UK yesterday in the largest sales day for years.
The president of Germany's central bank thinks there may be no need for a new bond-buying stimulus program from the European Central Bank, because low oil prices are essentially having the same effect.
LONDON Britain's multi-billion pound sex and illegal drug industries have helped it beat France to become the world's fifth largest economy.
Home owners in London are benefiting from the largest increases in property values, with Greenwich and Ealing showing the strongest returns with an almost 25 per cent price hike.