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Security warning over Brexit customs plans

Border staff might be diverted from “crucial security functions” after Brexit to cope with a sudden increase in customs activity, MPs have warned.The Commons Home Affairs Committee said a planned 4% increase in Border Force staff was “completely unconvincing”, warning: “Security must not be put at risk by government …

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Social housing: Ministers move debt to boost building

Plans to encourage housing associations to borrow money to invest in new homes are being announced as part of a fresh government house-building drive.Housing associations will be reclassified as private bodies allowing their £70bn debt to be removed from the government’s balance sheet.Housing providers said changing their financial status …

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Chevron says it will push for Myanmar human rights

US oil giant Chevron has responded to criticisms over its partnership with a government accused by the United Nations of ethnic cleansing.The firm has multibillion dollar energy investments in Myanmar.About 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled ongoing violence in the country since August, the UN has said.After years of pressure …

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Russia and Venezuela agree debt deal

Russia has agreed to restructure $3.15bn (£2.4bn) in debt owed by Venezuela, providing breathing space to the cash-strapped country.The deal, announced on Wednesday, allows Venezuela to make “minimal” repayments on its Russian obligations over the next six years.It comes a day after credit ratings agencies raised alarm after Venezuela …

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ECB warns banks against Brexit 'empty shells'

European regulators have warned banks working on post-Brexit plans that they will “need to have substance locally” to serve European clients.The European Central Bank said some of the proposals it has reviewed are inadequate and risk creating “empty shells”.Many banks currently gain access to the European market through UK …

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Price of Football 2017: Premier League clubs cut or freeze majority of prices

More than 80% of ticket prices in the Premier League have been either reduced or frozen for the 2017-18 season, the BBC’s Price of Football study has found.Average season ticket prices across English football’s top flight are at their lowest levels since 2013, having fallen for the second consecutive …

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GoCompare spurns takeover offer

Price comparison website GoCompare has rejected a £460m takeover bid from rival ZPG.GoCompare, said it had “unanimously and unequivocally” rejected the unsolicited offer from the Zoopla and uSwitch owner.GoCompare shares jumped 10% after news of the approach, while shares in ZPG edged up 0.4%, valuing it at about £1.5bn.Meanwhile, …

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Deliveroo claims victory in self-employment case

Deliveroo riders have been ruled self-employed by labour law body the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC).The test case was brought against the delivery company by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) .The IWGB said the ruling showed a majority of Deliveroo riders wanted workers’ rights and union recognition.But …

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