The UK trade deficit narrowed slightly in March, adding to hopes that the economy could be beginning to strengthen.
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Saturday 14 January 2012
Andrew Buncombe visits Bhutan to find out if its people really are as content as they claim to be.
Friday 13 January 2012
A retired businessman has lost his High Court battle against extradition to the US where he faces charges of conspiring to sell parts for Iranian missiles.
Thursday 12 January 2012
The Bank of England's hopes of an export-led recovery were dealt a blow yesterday as the UK's goods trade gap with the rest of the world hit £8.6bn.
Sunday 08 January 2012
A worsening trade deficit is set to dampen hopes of an export-led recovery and end the recent run of upbeat news on the UK economy, City experts fear.
Friday 06 January 2012
Doctors warn the scandal exposes the risks of opening healthcare up to private firms
Wednesday 21 December 2011
Department of Health pressed to change advice to 50,000 British women as French government prepares to recommend urgent removal
Tuesday 20 December 2011
Rescuers said yesterday it would be a miracle if they found anyone else alive after a drilling rig sank with 67 people on board in the icy seas off Russia's eastern coast.
Friday 16 December 2011
Britain's manufacturing base is contracting at the fastest pace for two years.
Thursday 15 December 2011
Factory bosses are preparing a cut in production in the new year after the eurozone crisis left exports at their weakest in two years, the CBI said today.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
More than 1,000 Occupy Wall Street protesters have blocked cargo trucks at some of the West Coast's busiest ports, forcing terminals in Oakland, California, Portland, Oregon, and Washington state to halt operations.
Monday 12 December 2011
The Brian Viner Interview: No, Vinnie Jones has not gone soft living in La La Land, but he helps newly-arrived Brits in Hollywood, wants to curb anti-social behaviour and has a plea for his old mate Gazza
Sunday 11 December 2011
Ministers have reneged on coalition promise to champion British firms investing in clean energy, say Greenpeace and WWF
Saturday 10 December 2011
UK balance of payments improves sharply, but economists cast doubt on reliability of figures
Thursday 08 December 2011
The Government has put a temporary export bar on an unfinished portrait by French impressionist Edouard Manet.
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