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HS2: Rail link costs could rise to £106bn, says review

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHS2: How much work has already been done? Building the high-speed rail link HS2 could cost up to £106bn, a government-commissioned review has said. The unpublished report,…




What has Donald Trump actually achieved on trade?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption What deals has Donald Trump managed to do? Is Donald Trump anything more than, as he once put it, «Tariff Man»? The US president uses the tool against trading…



Retail sales fall sharply in December

Image copyright Getty Images Retail sales fell again in December as a Christmas shopping spree failed to materialise. Monthly retail sales volumes fell by 0.6% in December, the fifth month in a row without growth,…