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Provident Financial shares dive on new profit warning

Shares plummet by an even worse 67% after it says it will lose £80m to £120m over a faltering shake-up.

Government runs July budget surplus for first time in 15 years

No government borrowing was needed in July, but borrowing so far this year is £1.9bn above 2016.

Dominic Chappell to be prosecuted over BHS collapse

Dominic Chappell, who faces charges, bought the department store chain the year before it collapsed.

Lidl tops Waitrose to become UK's seventh biggest grocer

German chain's market share is now 5.2%, a 0.7% year-on-year increase, due to demand from families.

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