Brexit: celebrations and commiserations

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The UK has officially left the European Union.It’s been three and a half years since the country voted to leave in a referendum and as the clock struck 2300 GMT there were celebrations for some and commiserations for others.Nigel Farage, the leader of the Brexit Party, declared “the war is over” in a speech at…

Lowest transfer deadline day spend since 2010

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Odion Ighalo, Jarrod Bowen and Cedric Soares were the highest profile deadline-day moversWest Ham’s late capture of Hull City forward Jarrod Bowen for an initial £18m was the only big-money move of the lowest-spending Premier League January transfer deadline day since 2010.Premier League clubs spent £230m in the month, the second highest total ever.But only…

'Obscene' 18-month delay for DWP complaints

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The most serious complaints about DWP agencies like the Child Maintenance Service can sometimes take years to be resolved People with the most serious complaints about the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have to wait 18 months before their cases are investigated.BBC Radio 4’s Money Box has also…