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Four Air France employees are sacked following violent protests at the company's headquarters in October.
The Brazilian government fines the mining giants Vale and BHP Billiton for a dam burst at their jointly owned mine.
Negotiations between the UK and India are a "huge moment for our two great nations", India's PM says on the first visit day of his visit to Britain.
The Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, has warned that the UK's "economic aircraft appears to be losing speed on the runway".
German carmaker VW sets a 30 November deadline for staff whistleblowers to come forward about its diesel emissions test cheating.
Regional official Tim Roache is elected to succeed Paul Kenny as the new general secretary of the GMB.
Shares in aerospace group Rolls-Royce sink more than 20% after it warns that its profits will be hit by "sharply weaker demand".
Rolls-Royce shares dive by close to 20%, dragging the FTSE lower, after the aerospace company issues another profits alert.
The UK's tax authority will close 137 local offices and replace them with 13 regional centres, raising fears over job losses.
The number of council homes sold under the right to buy scheme more than doubles in two years and returns to pre-recession levels.
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Greek workers stage their first general strike against austerity since Alexis Tsipras's left-wing Syriza government came to power in January, leading to clashes in Athens.
The number of Indian students going to the UK for higher studies has seen a dramatic drop, it has fallen by 50% in the past four years.
Manchester United has reported a 39.3% increase in overall July-to-September revenue to £123.6m.
Why India is increasing its UK investments
Defence giant BAE Systems is to cut up to 371 jobs as the firm slows production of its Typhoon jet fighters.
As India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the UK, here is a guide to the trade and investment links between India and the UK.