Osborne takes aim at Sunday trading laws

Big retailers would benefit most from powers for local councils

Clean global growth now ‘within reach’

Cheaper renewable energy boosts hope for carbon cuts, says study

BBC agrees funding deal with ministers

Licence to rise by inflation as broadcaster covers pensioner cost

Asia bourses rebound on Greek hopes

But China shares fall again despite Beijing’s efforts to soothe investors’ nerves

A worker demonstrates Apple Pay inside a mobile kiosk sponsored by Visa and Wells Fargo to demonstrate the new Apple Pay mobile payment system on October 20, 2014 in San Francisco City
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UK banks in digital payment app tie-ups

Deals designed to retain customers as mobile systems gain ground

Car registrations up but sales stall

Boom driven by heavy discounting by dealers

Oil suffers biggest drop in five months

Brent falls 6% on Greece crisis and Iran deal hopes

Britons in Greece told to be well-prepared

Take prescription medicines and hundreds of euros, says Osborne

Saudis to invest $10bn in Russia

Deal comes as Riyadh and Moscow try to rebuild ties

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Town halls to keep more business rates

Tories scheme will let councils retain 100 per cent of growth

Rolls-Royce issues profit warning

Aerospace group calls halt to share buy-back programme

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