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SPFL withholds Gers cash over EBTs

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 07:57
The SPFL is to withhold £250,000 due to Rangers for broadcast fees to cover a fine relating to employee benefit trusts.
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India SpiceJet planes 'grounded'

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 07:04
India's troubled airline SpiceJet grounds all flights after oil companies refuse to refuel any of its planes, media reports say.
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VIDEO: Millionaire sues ski slope chippy

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 05:04
A former chief executive of one of the world's biggest cosmetics firms is suing a fast food stall near his holiday home in the French Alps.
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Food giant offered 'unreasonable' deal

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 01:29
UK food manufacturer 2 Sisters is setting "beyond unreasonable" terms in proposed contract agreements, one of its suppliers tells the BBC.
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Russians fear return to 1998 crisis

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 01:05
Can Russia avoid economic disaster?
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Ministers criticised over train deals

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 00:42
A committee of MPs criticises the government after saying taxpayers have been left "bearing all the risk" from purchases of new trains worth £10.5bn.
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Villagers losing out to sugar growing

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 00:02
The villagers who are losing out to sugarcane
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Petrol 'to fall below £1 a litre'

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 00:02
Petrol could soon sell for less than £1 a litre thanks to the plummeting price of oil, motoring organisation the RAC has predicted.
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Virtual galleries open new markets for art

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 20:46
Online art sales boom, led by Chinese buyers
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Apple defeats $1bn case over iTunes

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 19:44
Technology behemoth Apple has been found not guilty of engaging in anti-competitive behaviour by a jury in California.
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Post Office faces new strike action

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 18:59
A group of Post Office staff plan a series of strikes over Christmas in a dispute over pay and jobs.
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Lastminute.com sold in £76m deal

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 18:10
Lastminute.com, the firm which came to fame at the height of the dot.com boom, has been sold to Swiss travel firm Bravofly Rumbo for $120m (£76m).
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FTSE 100 boosted by low inflation

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 17:21
The FTSE recovers from early falls as lower-than-expected inflation figures makes the prospect of an early rise in interest rates even less likely.
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Brent oil price falls below $59

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 16:49
The price of Brent crude oil has fallen below $59 a barrel for the first time since May 2009.
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VIDEO: Testing out paying by gloves

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 16:38
The first contactless payment gloves are being trialled in stores in the run up to Christmas - Rory Cellan-Jones put them to the test.
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Post Office account's future secured

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 15:45
A contract has been renewed that will secure the future of the Post Office card account until at least November 2021, the government has confirmed.
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Rouble in free-fall despite rate rise

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 15:20
The rouble crashes to new record lows in Tuesday trading, hitting 79 roubles to the dollar, despite a dramatic rise in Russian interest rates.
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Ofcom names Sharon White as new boss

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 14:32
Ofcom, the UK's telecoms regulator, has named senior Treasury official Sharon White as its new chief executive.
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Co-op fails banking stress tests

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 14:23
The Co-operative Bank has failed a "stress test" carried out by the Bank of England to assess major UK lenders' ability to withstand another financial crisis.
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Cell therapy site to create 150 jobs

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 13:56
A new £55m cell therapy manufacturing centre in Stevenage is set to create up to 150 jobs, it is announced.
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