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UK economy 'to show 2.6% growth'

The UK economy has been growing at the same level as in 2007

The UK is expected to post its best annual growth since before the recession when official gross domestic product (GDP) figures are published tomorrow.

Flybe downgrade hits shares

Flybe's turnaround plans suffered a setback today after the regional airline warned its full-year results were likely to be weaker than expected.

Markets calm despite Greek vote

A session of turmoil for European stock markets was averted today despite the success of Greece's left-wing party Syriza in the country's elections.

SSE to cut gas prices by 4.1%

Big Six energy provider SSE today became the latest firm to announce a cut in gas tariffs but said the move would not take effect until April 30.

'We need a rethink about St Helier'

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JERSEY needs to ‘shake the dust off past masterplans’ and have a ‘collaborative rethink’ about St Helier to turn it into an exciting and vibrant capital, according to a former president of a prominent body of Island architects.

The new face of New Street?

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PLANS to more than double the size of a historic town department store have been unveiled as part of one of the biggest investments into St Helier’s high street for decades.

Champagne and wine sales up on last year

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CONFIDENCE in the Jersey economy is continuing to improve, it appears, with sales of wine, champagne and luxury food ahead of tonight’s New Year celebrations all up on last year.

Jersey to store info from A-listers

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HOLLYWOOD A-listers, global oil companies and high-tech research institutes could store their most sensitive information in Jersey in the future after preliminary plans for a new top tier secure data storage facility got the backing of the Planning Applications Panel.

Great year for local honey

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JERSEY beekeepers have seen a major improvement this year in honey production despite shortages during 2013, according to the president of the Jersey Beekeepers Association.