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Coryton scrambles to find cash for Russian oil shipment

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Petrol prices likely to soar as oil refinery goes bust

Motorists are bracing for record fuel prices after London's biggest oil refinery went bust yesterday, putting about 1,000 jobs at risk.

Motorists face record fuel prices as refinery goes into administration

Motorists are bracing for record fuel prices after London's biggest oil refinery went bust yesterday, putting about 1,000 jobs at risk.

The new Korando by SsangYong

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