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Minimum alcohol price plan shelved

Minimum alcohol price plan shelved | Economics - | Scoop.it
The government will not introduce a minimum price for a unit of alcohol in England and Wales but will stop it being sold below the cost of duty plus VAT.
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Conservative conference: Campbell on alcohol pricing - BBC News

Conservative conference: Campbell on alcohol pricing - BBC News | Economics - | Scoop.it
BBC News Conservative conference: Campbell on alcohol pricing BBC News Tony Blair's former director of communications was in unfamiliar territory when he went to the Conservative Party conference to call for a U-turn about minimum unit pricing for...
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AS Micro - Information Failure: New driver passenger ban 'mulled' | F581 AS Micro

AS Micro - Information Failure: New driver passenger ban 'mulled' | F581 AS Micro | Economics - | Scoop.it

Moves to ban young drivers from carrying anyone except family members as passengers might be considered by ministers, reports suggest.


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AS Micro - De-merit Goods: Car pollution, noise and accidents 'cost every EU citizen £600 a year'

AS Micro - De-merit Goods: Car pollution, noise and accidents 'cost every EU citizen £600 a year' | Economics - | Scoop.it
Researchers challenge view that drivers are overtaxed, saying they are subsidised by other taxpayers

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UK risks triple-dip recession, Mervyn King warns

UK risks triple-dip recession, Mervyn King warns | Economics - | Scoop.it
Persistently low growth will last until the next election, Bank of England governor warns as he cuts 2013 growth forecast to 1%...
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UK would lose AAA status if it enters triple-dip recession, says ratings agency

UK would lose AAA status if it enters triple-dip recession, says ratings agency | Economics - | Scoop.it
Moody's warning to George Osborne follows decision by Bank of England to halve growth forecast for 2013 to 1%...
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France blows up at Economist's 'ticking time-bomb' cover

France blows up at Economist's 'ticking time-bomb' cover | Economics - | Scoop.it
French elite reacts angrily to special report warning that the dire state of the French economy could be the next biggest threat to the eurozone...
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Bernanke: Banks hurting housing

Bernanke: Banks hurting housing | Economics - | Scoop.it
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the overly stringent lending requirements of banks are hurting the US housing recovery.
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Retailer Comet to close 41 stores

Retailer Comet to close 41 stores | Economics - | Scoop.it
The insolvent electrical chain Comet is preparing to close 41 stores out of 236 by the end of November, the firm's administrators say.
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Negative Externalities: Fukushima fish still contaminated

Negative Externalities: Fukushima fish still contaminated | Economics - | Scoop.it
Levels of radioactive contamination in fish caught off the east coast of Japan remain elevated, official data shows.

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Government shelves plans for minimum pricing on alcohol

Government shelves plans for minimum pricing on alcohol | Economics - | Scoop.it
The Government has shelved plans for a minimum unit price for alcohol, but will ban the sale of alcoholic drinks priced below the level of duty and VAT.
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Is economy so frail Obamacare can kill it? - Chicago Tribune

Is economy so frail Obamacare can kill it? - Chicago Tribune | Economics - | Scoop.it
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Whenever I think I've got my arms around capitalism, its apostles change their message. Usually it is touted as the Superman and Wonder Woman of economic systems.
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Don’t Expect Lower Oil Prices Even as U.S. Output Surges

Don’t Expect Lower Oil Prices Even as U.S. Output Surges | Economics - | Scoop.it

The U.S. is set to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer. But don’t expect that to translate into lower prices at the pump. (RT @WSJ: The U.S. is set to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's largest oil producer.


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AS Macro - Investment: Nissan invests £250m and creates jobs at Sunderland plant - Telegraph

AS Macro - Investment: Nissan invests £250m and creates jobs at Sunderland plant - Telegraph | Economics - | Scoop.it
Japanese car maker Nissan is investing £250m at its Sunderland plant and creating around 1,000 new jobs in a show of confidence in the British automotive industry.

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University tuition fee increase sends inflation back up again

University tuition fee increase sends inflation back up again | Economics - | Scoop.it
Spiralling university tuition fees and dearer food bills helped send Britain's annual inflation rate sharply higher last month...
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Eurozone crisis as it happened: Draghi urges action after eurozone falls into recession

Eurozone crisis as it happened: Draghi urges action after eurozone falls into recession | Economics - | Scoop.it
New GDP data shows that the eurozone is officially in recession, the day after the region was gripped by strikes and protests...
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UK unemployment continues to fall

UK unemployment continues to fall | Economics - | Scoop.it
Unemployment fell by 49,000 to 2.51 million between July and September, official figures show, due largely to a fall in the number of young people out of work.
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CBI urges 'industrial Olympics'

CBI urges 'industrial Olympics' | Economics - | Scoop.it
The UK needs an "industrial Olympics", the CBI business group says, as it urges the government to commit £1.5bn to measures to encourage growth.
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Demerit Good: New York ban on supersize sodas

Demerit Good: New York ban on supersize sodas | Economics - | Scoop.it
New York City passes the first US ban on large-size sodas and other sugary drinks being sold in restaurants and other eateries.

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