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US central bank raises interest rates to 1.75%

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Northern Ireland’s economy to fall behind the rest of the UK...

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Police fatally shoot unarmed black man after mistakenly believing he had...

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Japan wants more women in construction. Pink toilets may not be...

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English people only care about Ireland on St Patrick’s Day

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Brexit: Sterling faces imminent slump against euro and dollar, warns currency...

Buy euros and dollars now before sterling slumps: that was the message from a leading foreign currency expert at a travel industry event on...

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This will be a week where interest rates and currencies will climb to the front, though...

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