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Police warn Christmas shoppers about ‘sharp rise’ in fraud

Shopping fraud rose by a quarter last Christmas, with most victims targeted on online marketplace sites, police have said

The Budget: MPs challenge Hammond over stamp duty ‘gimmick’ and EU payments

Labour MPs are challenging the Chancellor over claims by the Government's own Budget watchdog, the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR), that the stamp duty cut will push up house prices

CMC Markets chairman Waugh to step down two years after float

Sky News has learnt that Simon Waugh, who has chaired the company for almost a decade, will retire from CMC's board next month

Budget: The five things you need to know

First, it represents a major giveaway

Giveaway Budget offers a few bones for business

One of the biggest winners is the oil and gas sector, which should benefit from measures aimed at both extending the life of existing oil and gas fields, while encouraging investment in new ones

American and United Airlines settle with developer over 9/11 terror attacks

The commercial carriers' agreement to the payout to World Trade Center Properties, owned by developer Larry Silverstein, puts an end to a 13-year litigation

Everything you need to know about stamp duty change

The reform, one of a raft of Budget changes designed to boost home ownership, takes effect immediately and will knock up to £5,000 off the cost of purchases

UK data watchdog has ‘huge concerns’ over Uber hack cover-up

The Information Commissioner's Office says the revelation that 57 million customers' and drivers' data was stolen by hackers and covered up by Uber raises questions about the company's ethics

Budget 2017: Chancellor reveals stamp duty giveaway, but there’s gloom on growth and deficit

Philip Hammond had been expected to reveal measures to try to win back the young vote in the Autumn Budget, and chief among these was the stamp duty giveaway - a move the Government says will save £1,660 on average

Chinese students worked illegal overtime to produce iPhone X

According to the Financial Times, high-school students are routinely working 11-hour days to assemble parts for the iPhone X at a factory in Zhengzhou, Chin

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