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Oil prices steady as Libya woes ease

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 11:56
Crude oil prices rise in early Monday trading amid tensions in Ukraine, but fall again after Libyan protesters end their occupation of an oil port.
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Eurozone industry output grows 0.2%

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 11:32
Industrial output in the eurozone grows by 0.2% in February, driven by growth in "intermediate" goods, such as electronic components.
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Tories eye new Royal Mail sell-off

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 11:22
The government’s stake in Royal Mail could be worth £1.5bn. Senior Conservative figures believe a sale would boost the Treasury’s coffers.
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French Connection sees sales surge

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 10:56
Shares in High Street fashion chain French Connection jump almost 12% after it reports a sharp rise in sales.
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The way drugs and prostitution boost the economy

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 09:57
The way drugs and prostitution boost the economy
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Graduate starting pay 'falling'

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 09:33
Starting salaries for graduate jobs, even in the best-paid fields of medicine and dentistry, have fallen 11% in five years, research suggests
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Families on 'financial knife-edge'

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 08:14
Almost 4m families have enough money to pay their rent or mortgage for only a month, if made jobless, housing charity Shelter says.
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South Korea sues tobacco firms

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 06:25
South Korea's state health insurer sues three tobacco firms, including the local unit of Philip Morris, to offset treatment costs for diseases linked to smoking.
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Did Blue Arrow make bank fraud untriable?

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 00:35
Did a 1992 fraud trial put City titans beyond the reach of law?
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'Almost 85,000' Scots on zero-hours

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 23:53
As many as 85,000 people in Scotland could be employed on zero-hours contracts, according to the Scottish Trades Union Council.
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The self-storage millionaires

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 23:13
Thirty years ago Britain did not have a self-storage industry. Now it's the biggest in Europe. Who are the canny entrepreneurs who have grown rich selling empty space?
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Gas from coal: The future or fantasy?

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 23:10
Can coal become the low carbon energy of the future?
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The boss who wants staff to have fun

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 23:06
A profile of Henry Engelhardt, the boss of insurance group Admiral, and why he wants his staff to have fun.
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Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 23:04
UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.
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Wages to pass inflation 'this month'

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 23:00
Wages are set to rise by more than inflation for the first time in almost six years as the UK economy enters a "long period of low inflation", EY says.
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ECB signals further monetary stimulus

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 10:03
European Central Bank president, Mario Draghi, says he is ready to provide "further stimulus" if the euro remains strong and inflation low.
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US urges nations to assist Ukraine

Sat, 12/04/2014 - 00:05
The US urges other nations to contribute more to the economic rescue of Ukraine, as Russian President Vladimir Putin moves to assure the EU it will not cut gas supplies.
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Botched DIY 'doubles building bill'

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 23:00
What happens when builders have to solve botched DIY jobs
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Foreign buyers dominate London market

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 20:44
Foreign buyers dominate London's luxury home market
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Osborne hails UK growth in US speech

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 20:04
Chancellor George Osborne hails the UK's economic recovery in a keynote speech in Washington DC.
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