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Turkey’s trade in counterfeit goods booms, fuelled by falling lira

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Photos of fake Gucci bags, Louis Vuitton sweatpants and Nike sneakers are flaunted on the social media accounts of a Turkish store with more than 155,000 followers on TikTok. There are thousands of comments under the ...

Glasgow becomes Gotham for Batgirl as Scottish film industry booms

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Icicles were glued on to vintage streetlamps as Glasgow was transformed into a wintry Gotham City over the weekend, as Batgirl became the latest blockbuster to take advantage of Scotland’s versatile urban locations an...

Sailing away: superyacht industry booms during Covid pandemic

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In an era of environmental awareness and conspicuous displays of sustainability, you might not expect a rise in the number of people with the means and appetite for a £50m floating fortress of solitude. But, in part b...

UK jobs market booms despite end of furlough scheme

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The number of workers on UK company payrolls rose sharply last month despite the end of the government’s furlough scheme, after a record increase in people moving from unemployment into work ahead of its closure. The ...

Star stock picker Terry Smith paid nearly £30m as Fundsmith booms

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The popular British stock picker Terry Smith pocketed nearly £30m last year, making him one of the best-paid executives in the fund management industry. Accounts filed at Companies House show the Fundsmith executive –...