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UK railway infrastructure firm Network Rail's net debt, which is guaranteed by the government, rise above £30bn.
A huge botnet that helped steal $500m has been broken up thanks to co-ordinated action by the FBI and Microsoft.
European authorities are to propose bringing control of the inter-bank lending rate, Libor, under the supervision of a Paris-based regulator
Premier League clubs' revenue reached a record £2.36bn in 2011-12, according to football finance experts at Deloitte.
Attempts to steal people's bank cards and Pin codes while they are using cash machines have tripled over the past year, according to figures.
The government's flagship Help to Buy housing scheme has got off to a 'flying start', as the Halifax reports that prices are now rising by 2.6% a year.
The UK Competition Commission rules that Eurotunnel will no longer be allowed to operate a ferry service from Dover.
French unemployment rose to 10.8% in the first quarter of the year - its highest level in 15 years, figures show.
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HM Revenue and Customs has failed to meet any of its targets on reducing the smuggling of illicit tobacco into the UK, a watchdog says.
Greece launches a charm offensive on investors in New York, as the country's alternate finance minister declares "the worst is behind us".
There are an increasing number of subscription sample box companies, but Birchbox, the firm widely credited with starting the trend, says it is not one of them.
Some company agreements may not be enforceable in law
Angus Crawford visits a checkpoint in eastern Europe to see how they are trying to prevent cheap cigarettes being smuggled into the EU.
The number of first-time buyers has increased by 15% over the last year, according to the property company, LSL.
Premier League clubs’ revenues rose to a record £2.4bn in 2011-12, and should rise to more than £3bn in the coming season, says Deloitte.
Better-than-expected growth in the UK service sector was not enough to stop European markets falling on Wednesday.
Bolton Wanderers FC drop plans to be sponsored by pay-day loan company Quickquid after fans and politicians protest against the move.
The IMF admits mistakes in handling Greece's first bailout, saying its growth forecasts were too optimistic and a debt restructuring should have been considered earlier.