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  1. The boss of the new high-speed rail link has reportedly warned the project will exceed its £56bn budget.
  2. The pound may be falling, but there are still plenty of places it goes a long way. We look at five.
  3. A second tanker is now back on its way after it was boarded by armed guards in the Strait of Hormuz.
  4. The plan is part of a package of measures aimed at improving the rights of low-paid flexible workers.
  5. The retail giant says it held off raising prices for as long as it could, and insists it is still competitive.
  6. Commuters have been "let down by a programme that is well behind schedule", a committee of MPs says.
  7. Higher debt interest payments and increased spending on services contributed to a sharp rise in borrowing.
  8. The charge will wipe out profits, but Boeing says it hopes the aircraft will resume flying this year.
  9. The sport's governing body in New Zealand said the tickets had been re-sold on the secondary market.
  10. A plan to ban section 21 notices - sometimes called revenge evictions - will backfire, say landlords.


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