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Britain plans to regulate 'buy now, pay later' lenders

Britain plans to make "buy now, pay later" (BNPL) companies carry out affordability checks, gain approval by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and ensure adverts are fair and clear, the government said on Monday, in measures to regulate the sector.

Britain set for biggest rail strike in decades

The government and the RMT were engaged in a war of words over the weekend, after the union's general-secretary Mick Lynch said strikes would go ahead as "no viable settlements" had been found to the disputes.

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