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FTSE 100 falls as pound jumps against dollar

Image copyright Getty Images UK shares started the week lower as the pound jumped to a seven-week high against the US dollar. The dollar was weaker against most currencies following the defeat of Donald Trump’s planned healthcare reforms on Friday. Analysts say the failure to push the reforms through has raised questions over whether Mr […]

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Five tips on how to be an art collector

The organisers of Art Basel in Hong Kong – Asia’s biggest art fair – have tapped into a growing market with an appetite for high-end works, even though the economy is slowing down. So if you’re in the market, what should you know? We asked two art experts for their tips. Source link

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Just google it: How one company came to dominate search

Image copyright Getty Images “Dad, what happens when you die?” “I don’t know, son. Nobody knows for sure.” “Why don’t you ask Google?” Of course, Google isn’t clever enough to tell us whether there is life after death, but the word “google” does crop up in conversation more often than either “clever” or “death”, according […]

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Brexit: Food chiefs warn on EU tariffs

Image copyright Getty Images Farmers, supermarkets and food suppliers have called on Theresa May to secure a free trade deal with the European Union after Brexit. Industry bosses said failure to do so could harm the UK’s supply of food and drink and lead to higher prices. Although much of the industry is based in […]