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10 things we learned this week

The bookies face their nightmare, the Co-op's back in profit - just, Aldi's on a roll.

by Jack Torrance
Last Updated: 01 May 2015

1. A dream end to AP McCoy's career could be awful news for the nation's bookies.

2. The Co-op's healthy profit figures aren't all that they seem.

3. Aldi is now Britain's sixth-biggest supermarket. Hard luck, Waitrose.

4. The answer to all your battery woes could be just around the corner.

5. No one seems to really know how much abolishing non-dom status would affect the public purse.

6. Vivendi's reported plans to buy Sky seem pretty unlikely to pan out.

7. Foodies can finally get dinner-sized portions of quinoa from Pret – even if it is just at one branch.  

8. LinkedIn's getting into the business of education.

9. More and more renters are giving up on the idea of owning a home.

10. It may have repaid some of its debts, but Greece still owes around €300bn (£216bn).

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