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Nestle says   UK supply chain crisis may affect deliveries of  Quality Street  in the run-up to Christmas

The maker of Quality Street has said the UK supply chain crisis may affect deliveries of some of its confectionery in the run-up to Christmas. Mark S(...)

Britain’s housing market boom showed some signs of cooling in June as prices fell in monthly terms for the first time since January ahead of the scali(...)

Richard Harris in This Sporting Life (1963)

Casting Richard Harris as Frank Machin, the bitter, brutish, lovelorn malcontent in the 1963 film This Sporting Life not alone recognised his burgeoni(...)

 Barclays will allow customers in the Republic who have British bank accounts with the lender to continue to operate them after the Brexit transition period ends on December 31st. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Despite the imminent end of the Brexit transition period, customers based in the Republic will be able to keep their bank accounts open with most UK (...)

Almost every gauge of British house prices is showing a slowdown. Photograph: iStock

UK house prices grew at their slowest pace in four years in June, adding to signs that the property market is cooling. Prices grew 2.6 per cent compa(...)

Leaving Downing Street: Theresa May on her way to Buckingham Palace on Friday after her party lost its parliamentary majority. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Still sleepy after the Easter bank holiday, Westminster was looking forward to a quiet week on the morning of April 18th when word came that Theresa M(...)

Finbarr Cronin, Wakefield’s Liberal Democrat candidate, says the Conservatives  came into the election relying on the Brexit vote ‘but people have moved on on both sides of the divide’

There are people in Wakefield who have never voted for the British Conservative Party, former coal miners who spit Margaret Thatcher’s name when Anton(...)

Blue Peter presenters  John Noakes, Valerie Singleton and Peter Purves, with the usual canine guests, in August 1968.  Photograph: PA Wire

John Noakes, television presenter, actor and writer, born March 6th, 1934; died May 28th, 2017 In 1977, the television presenter John Noakes, who has(...)

“The three-and-a-half times income ceiling on mortgages means that as house prices go up, the cohort of households that can meet that condition shrinks.” Photograph: Getty Images

After a sustained period of price growth, the UK housing market appears to be in slowdown mode. Leading indices from Halifax and Nationwide recorded p(...)

Gender gap: Irish boardrooms have an 18 per cent female participation rate, compared to 22 per cent in the UK, 34 per cent in France and 16 per cent in the US. Illustration: Getty

The pay gap between men and women in Ireland is 6.5 percentage points wider than it was in 2012, according to new figures. The divide narrowed sligh(...)

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