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The UK government is seeking buyers for its 40% stake in the cross-Channel train operator Eurostar to help boost the public finances but Labour warns against a "rushed" sell-off.
The UK's High Street banks are warning that millions of account holders are vulnerable to fraud - online or over the phone.
French economist Jean Tirole of Toulouse University is awarded the Nobel Prize in economics.
Bankers' behaviour still needs to change following the financial crisis, Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns.
Income tax is likely to fall short of the government's target for this financial year despite record employment, the Office for Budget Responsibility warns.
Internet retailer Amazon is to create 1,000 new permanent jobs in the UK at its distribution centres.
Former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway says NFL players would cope with playing regularly in London.
KFC's parent company teams up with a Singapore investment firm to bring the franchise to Myanmar with the aim of opening the first outlet in 2015.
China's exports and imports came in well above market expectations in September, official data showed on Monday.
Asian shares opened lower as lingering concerns over global economic growth weighed on investor sentiment.
While Indian watchmaker HMT winds up business, Sameer Hashmi visits its slick, domestic rival, Titan.
The UK government is seeking buyers for its 40% stake in the cross-Channel passenger train operator Eurostar to help boost the public finances.
Directors of the top 100 UK companies now earn 120 times the average sum earned by their employees, according to a report by Incomes Data Services.
UK manufacturers feel the impact of the eurozone's slowdown and wider global problems, a survey by the business services group BDO finds.
The number of new wine producers in the UK rises sharply, according to new research, on the back of consumer interest in local produce.
Marcos Galperin is the Argentine who set up MercadoLibre, the Latin American equivalent of ecommerce and auction website eBay.
A pair of Queen Victoria's silk bloomers, with a 52in (132cm), waist are sold at auction for £6,200.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown accuses David Cameron of risking the future of the United Kingdom.
There is rising concern over trade liberalisation talks between the EU and the US, with protests planned this weekend across Europe.