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UK retail sales slide in December after Black Friday boost

Related Articles LONDON: British retail sales slid 1.5 percent in December from the previous month after consumers had brought forward their Christmas shopping, official data showed Friday.Retail sales had jumped by 1.0 percent in November, boosted by Black Friday price ...

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Moscow Got 6 Minutes of Sunlight in December

Advertisement MOSCOW — For anyone who braves the Russian winter, overcast skies and short, dark days are a depressing reality. But even those bleak expectations were shattered in December, when Moscow was shrouded in an unrelenting cloud cover for all ...

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Moscow's 2017 December was its 'darkest' on record

December set the record for the least amount of sunshine seen in Moscow, Russian weather experts say. “The sun didn’t come out even once for the entire month,” said the weather website Meteonovosti. According to Russia’s main weather centre, the ...

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Jeddah hotels report lowest ever December occupancy rate

Jeddah hotels recorded their lowest ever December occupancy rate, according to analysts STR. Its preliminary December 2017 data for hotels in the Saudi city indicated significant supply growth and negative performance. Based on daily data from December, Jeddah hotels reported ...

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What to Watch For in the December Jobs Report

Advertisement The Labor Department will report the latest figures on hiring and unemployment at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch forecast that the data for December will show a gain of 198,000 jobs and they expect that the ...

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EU says Brexit transition to end by 31 December 2020

A “transition period” after the UK leaves the EU will not continue beyond 31 December 2020, Brussels says. The UK has said the temporary arrangements should last for about two years after Brexit in March 2019. Terms of the transition ...

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Dubai Airport braces for busiest December ever

As it prepares for its busiest December ever, Dubai International Airport has announced a host of promotions and activities to encourage passengers travelling over the winter holidays to get to the airport on time. The airport expects as many as ...

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