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UK banks 'exposed to money laundering in South Africa'

Lord Hain says up to £400m may inadvertently have been laundered by HSBC and Standard Chartered.

UK retail sales in sharp fall in September, ONS says

The Office for National Statistics says retail sales dropped last month, reversing a jump in August.

Banks consider 555 fraud 'hotline'

The financial industry thinks an emergency phone number could stop some bank fraud.

One in four people 'trapped in low paid jobs'

The Social Mobility Commission says low pay is "endemic" in the UK.

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