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The squeeze on consumer spending continued to loosen its grip in June as inflation hit a 31-month low, figures tomorrow are expected to show.

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The recent easing of the inflation squeeze on British households will suffer a setback this week as June's record downpours drench seasonal crops and push up prices.

China's trade growth decelerates sharply as slowdown deepens

China's trade growth decelerated sharply in June as a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy deepened despite stimulus efforts.

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Dairy farmers are threatening to disrupt milk supplies next month to coincide with the London Olympics, in a dispute over "catastrophic" cuts to prices.

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Onshore wind farms are by far the largest source of renewable energy, up 50 per cent in a year, yet also one of the most politically divisive

Britain's supply of green energy soars

Power from wind, waves and sun grew by a third last year. And 'Turquoise Tories' are urging the Government to get behind the industry

Supermarket giants to slash fuel prices

Supermarket Asda is cutting the price of petrol.

The Business Matrix: Saturday 23 June 2012

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UK economy could get another emergency cash injection next month after surprise fall in inflation

The UK economy could get another emergency cash injection as early as next month after figures today showed a surprise drop in inflation.

Asda and Sainsbury's cut petrol prices

Supermarket giants Asda and Sainsbury's are cutting up to 3p a litre from the price of fuel.

Putin begins three-day visit in China

The leaders of Russia and China met to foster an evolving partnership that has counterbalanced US influence and shielded Syria from international moves to halt its crackdown on a 15-month uprising.

Government issues price warning to petrol companies

The Government is to take action to get petrol companies to pass on cuts in global oil prices to motorists at the pumps.

FirstGroup plans overhaul of its bus services

FirstGroup put more of its bus services on the block today after admitting fuel costs, lower demand and reduced subsidies were hurting the division.

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Debilitating power cuts in Burma have pushed hundreds of protesters out on to the streets in the biggest public demonstrations since the Saffron Revolution five years ago. Several members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party have reportedly been detained.

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There has been no shortage of takeover chatter around Hammerson lately. The possibility of the developer – whose portfolio includes the Brent Cross and Bullring shopping centres in north London and Birmingham – being snapped up has caused much excitement, and the bid spotlight was switched back on yesterday.

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