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Unexpected fall in borrowing creates Pre-Budget boost for Philip Hammond
CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond got a public finances boost before November's Budget as Government borrowing fell to its lowest level in a decade last month. By Ben Woods. PUBLISHED: 15:58, Sat, Oct 21, 2017 | UPDATED: 16:33, Sat, Oct 21, 2017 ...
Joke's over for 'spreadsheet Phil' as firms demand
Budget boost for Hammond as deficit tumbles by £700mThe Times
Pre-Budget boost for Chancellor as Government borrowing falls to lowest level for a decadeThis is Money
Business Recorder (press release) (blog) -The Way (press release)
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Wimpy restaurants are making a long-awaited comeback - and one could be coming to a high street near you
Sad as it may sound, some children have never experienced the joy of a visit to a Wimpy restaurant. They've never had the mega-calorific Brown Derby dessert, or tucked in to a Bender in a Bun (with cheese) - and really, what sort of childhood is that?
Why Wimpy could be set to make a comeback in BirminghamBirmingham Mail
Wimpy is planning a comeback across the UKMetro
Wimpy could be coming back to Chelmsford and other Essex townsEssex Live
Somerset Live -Daily Star
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VIDEO: Burger King bullying experiment goes viral
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Would you stand up if you saw a child being bullied? Burger King put its customers to the test as part of a partnership with Actors were paid to bully and harass a high school junior, who was also an actor, directly in ...
Don't Bully Burger King, Keep It Bud Light: The Top 5 Ads Of The WeekFast Company
Burger King launches an anti-bullying campaign with a heartbreaking
Burger King sends anti-bullying message with beat-up burgerWTSP 10 News
HuffPost - WISC-TV3 -KTRK-TV
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Nottingham Post

Yates recruiters 'had good-looking policy where shot girls had to be a seven out of 10'
Nottingham Post
Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Yates. Share; Comments. A recruitment agency for a the Yates pub chain had a 'good-looking only policy', it has been ...
Yates pub chain agency 'used good-looking only policy when hiring female staff'Metro
Yates' recruiters used secret 'good-looking only' policy when hiring shot girls — and sacked a woman because she ...The Sun

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The Guardian

Half of all UK broadband users get a bad deal, says Which?
The Guardian
A BT Openreach engineer working on telephone lines in Havant, Hampshire. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA. Broadband. Half of all UK broadband users get a bad deal, says Which? Consumer group finds that 53% of households are left unhappy by slow ...
Over half of UK households are 'getting a poor deal' on broadband despite prices going
Virgin Media, Talk Talk, Sky and BT are worst broadband providers, reveals surveyThe Independent
Far too many people getting 'poor Broadband deal', says Which?Birmingham Mail
Daily Mail -iNews (blog)
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News & Star

Drivers face increased charges for collecting passengers at airports
News & Star
Some of the UK's busiest airports have hiked parking charges for drivers collecting passengers, according to a new study. Research by motoring firm the RAC found that eight of the top 20 airports have increased pick-up tariffs this year. It advised ...
RAC figures show Stansted Airport has highest drop-off parking charge in countryEast Anglian Daily Times
Drivers pay £3.50 for airport goodbye kissThe Times
How much does it cost to drop off and pick up passengers at airports?NW Evening Mail

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Yahoo Finance UK

Buyers in England face a £30000 premium to live in a market town home, report finds
Yahoo Finance UK
Homebuyers looking to live in one of England's market towns will typically need to pay a premium of more than £30,000, a report has found. With their vibrant communities and abundance of local produce, the typical cost of a property in a market town is ...

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The Times

Motorway roadworks misery to be stopped
The Times
The 50mph speed limit imposed on drivers going past roadworks will be scrapped after research found that motorists felt safer at faster speeds. Highways England said that the limit on motorways would increase to 60mph on many stretches to cut ...
Speed limits through roadworks may rise to 60mphThe Guardian
Motorway roadworks speed limit could be increased to 60mphSky News
Motorway roadworks speed limit to be raisedAOL UK
BBC News -Daily Mail
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Financial Times

Ryanair's Stansted pilots turn down O'Leary's pay offer
Financial Times
Ryanair's Stansted pilots have overwhelmingly rejected a higher pay offer from the low-cost carrier's outspoken founder, Michael O'Leary, in a bid to force the airline to re-examine the wider terms and conditions of their employment. The vote at the ...
Pilots at Ryanair's largest base reject pay
Ryanair Stansted pilots reject pay rise
Pilots at Ryanair's biggest base vote to reject pay
City, University of London (press release)
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Los Angeles Times

Ikea recalled millions of dressers that were killing toddlers. This family found out too late
Los Angeles Times
Shortly after Jozef Dudek had been put down for a nap at home in Buena Park, his father went to check on him and found the 2-year-old crushed under an Ikea dresser. He could not be revived. The toddler's death on May 24, the details of which were ...
8th child reported killed by recalled Ikea dresserABC News
Eighth child killed by recalled IKEA dresser, reports say. Was the recall enough?Sacramento Bee
Eighth child dies after Ikea dresser crushes 2-year-old boyNew York Daily News
Coventry Telegraph -USA TODAY -CTV News
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