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Caramba! Certainly not Caravanserai.

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Jealousy, The Print Room, London 

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16 die as Burma warehouse blaze spreads

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A Syrian tank is seen in this video grab driving through the city of Homs on Boxing Day

Assad accused of hiding tanks to appease observers

Human rights groups say military will be back in force on streets of Homs once Arab League departs

Blacks Leisure today warned full-year profits would be lower than expected

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Edinburgh Woollen Mill bids for Blacks Leisure

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Warehouse find prompts murder probe

A murder investigation has been launched after a homeless man's body was found inside a derelict warehouse.

Oliver James: Children need love, not warehousing

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99p Stores set for massive expansion

The single price retailer 99p Stores has revealed huge expansion plans to more than quadruple in size and hit 600 stores over the next decade.

Bargain Hunter: Hit sale at Miss Selfridge

Miss Selfridge launched its latest sale this week, with up to 50 per cent off all clothing ranges online. The sale runs while stocks last, with popular items so far including a retro printed maxi dress, down from £48 to £25, a black ditsy print tier dress, reduced from £45 to £17, and a frill bib sleeveless dress, down from £39 to just £12. Miss Selfridge offers free delivery on all orders over £80 and free UK returns to store and by post. Head over to http://ind.pn/cdkQhm to bag yourself a bargain.

Lloyds' buyout arm bags Mountain Warehouse stake

The private equity arm of Lloyds, the state-backed bank, has bought a significant stake in the fast-growing outdoor retailer Mountain Warehouse.

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