UK interest rates lowered to 0.5%

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee today voted to reduce the official Bank Rate paid on commercial bank reserves by 0.5 percentage points to 0.5%, and to undertake a programme of asset purchases of £75 billion financed by the issuance of central bank reserves.

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Our weekly video roundup of Cornish business news, produced in association with Pirate FM.

GrowthFest celebrates business success

Hundreds of local businesses joined the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Hub to celebrate local business at the GrowthFest.

Audio: Superfast Broadband Announcement

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Cornish win at National Pig Awards

A Cornish farming family are celebrating this week after being named Producer Retailer of the Year at the 2018 National Pig Awards.

Fellowship for digital games professor

Tanya Krzywinska, professor of digital games and chair of the university's digital economy research theme has been made a Fellow of the Higher Education Video Games Alliance (HEVGA).

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This week, Seven Days discovers to what extent the horse meat scandal has been helping Cornwall’s food and drink sector.

Liskeard in the fast lane

Liskeard has become Cornwall's first location to benefit from the fastest level of broadband speeds available. 

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Two of the Cornwall’s most reputable yacht builders welcomed International Trade Minister Mark Garnier last week. The Minister at Department for International Trade (DIT) took...
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