Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief

Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about e…

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Germans thirsty for alcohol-free beer as brewers boost taste

Rise in bars stocking 0% beers to meet demand of drinkers who wish to ditch the hangoverDuring last year’s sweltering summer in Europe, workers of the Störtebeker beer brewery stood at the doors of the bottle depot eagerly awaiting the empty returns so…

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Does Majestic’s move online spell the end for high street wine?

Specialist sector is struggling against perfect storm, from rising duty to Brexit and ginSupermarkets used to be the bogeyman for the high street wine trade but now the growth of online services and a price squeeze is triggering new upheaval.The decisi…

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Does Majestic’s move online spell the end for high street wine?

Specialist sector is struggling against perfect storm, from rising duty to Brexit and ginSupermarkets used to be the bogeyman for the high street wine trade but now the growth of online services and a price squeeze is triggering new upheaval.The decisi…

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