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Air France employees fired over protest

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 22:36
Four Air France employees are sacked following violent protests at the company's headquarters in October.
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Mining companies fined over dam burst

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 20:11
The Brazilian government fines the mining giants Vale and BHP Billiton for a dam burst at their jointly owned mine.
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'Huge moment' for UK and India

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 20:00
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.
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UK 'losing speed' warns BoE economist

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 19:39
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".
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VW sets whistleblower deadline

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 18:38
German carmaker VW sets a 30 November deadline for staff whistleblowers to come forward about its diesel emissions test cheating.
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Tim Roache elected head of GMB

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 17:43
Regional official Tim Roache is elected to succeed Paul Kenny as the new general secretary of the GMB.
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Rolls-Royce shares dive on profit woes

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 17:16
Shares in aerospace group Rolls-Royce sink more than 20% after it warns that its profits will be hit by "sharply weaker demand".
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FTSE lower as Rolls-Royce shares plunge

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 17:10
Rolls-Royce shares dive by close to 20%, dragging the FTSE lower, after the aerospace company issues another profits alert.
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HMRC reveals tax office shake-up

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 15:51
The UK's tax authority will close 137 local offices and replace them with 13 regional centres, raising fears over job losses.
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Right to buy sales double in two years

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 14:30
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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The Bank of England opens up

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 13:55
The Bank of England says it wants to hear from you
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Clashes as Greeks strike over austerity

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 13:47
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.
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VIDEO: Indian students turning away from UK

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 13:32
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.
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Man Utd posts 39% increase in revenues

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 13:01
Manchester United has reported a 39.3% increase in overall July-to-September revenue to £123.6m.
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Why India is raising its UK investment

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 12:44
Why India is increasing its UK investments
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BAE Systems to cut up to 371 jobs

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 12:36
Defence giant BAE Systems is to cut up to 371 jobs as the firm slows production of its Typhoon jet fighters.
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VIDEO: India's business ties with the UK

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 09:22
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.
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