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Australia’s GDP falls by 1.9% as Covid contraction less severe than feared
Result surprises economists, who mostly tipped a 2.5%-3% contraction

Peter Hannam

01, Dec, 2021 @2:52 AM

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UK watchdog’s action against Facebook over Giphy prove it has teeth | Larry Elliott
Move by Competition and Markets Authority is a welcome step against the power of big tech

Larry Elliott

01, Dec, 2021 @12:00 AM

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Inflation in eurozone soars to 4.9% – highest since euro was introduced
Some investors accuse European Central Bank to allow inflation to run out of control

Phillip Inman

01, Dec, 2021 @12:00 AM

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Moderna boss predicts current vaccines may be less effective against Omicron covid
Stock markets dip as CEO questions efficacy but others move to calm fears about risk of serious illness

Julia Kollewe, Graeme Wearden and Peter Beaumont

30, Nov, 2021 @7:35 PM

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Energy firms fined after subsea cable delay pauses Scottish windfarms
Turbine sites paid to switch off on windy days because there was no way to transmit power to south of UK

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @5:38 PM

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Oil and stock markets hit by Omicron worries and fears of faster Fed tapering – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

30, Nov, 2021 @5:32 PM

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Zara owner Inditex names founder’s daughter as chair
Marta Ortega, 37, daughter of Amancio Ortega, to be installed as head of board in April

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @5:19 PM

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UK energy watchdog promises tougher stress tests for suppliers
Regulation will need to ‘go much further’ following string of provider collapses, says Ofgem

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @2:02 PM

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TSB to close quarter of branches in ‘another hammer blow’ to UK high street
Bank is latest to announce slashing of branch network in response to increase in digital banking use

Rupert Jones

30, Nov, 2021 @1:30 PM

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EasyJet says Omicron variant is already affecting bookings
Carrier says summer sales holding up despite concern at new travel restrictions

Julia Kollewe and Joanna Partridge

30, Nov, 2021 @12:58 PM

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‘Having to close would be a disaster’: Omicron is ominous for hospitality
The Parkers Arms in Lancashire is fully booked for Christmas but its owner fears new variant could flatten festive spirit

Rob Davies

30, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Retailers: do not expect us to police Covid mask rules
Big chains say enforcing fresh restrictions amid Omicron variant can be a ‘trigger for abuse’

Sarah Butler

29, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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