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Rental costs 'up 1% in a year'

October 24, 2014 - 11:07

The cost of renting a home in Britain rose by 1% in the year to September, with the fastest growth seen in London and Scotland, official statistics show. >> read more
GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter

October 24, 2014 - 10:40

The economy expanded by 0.7% in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said. >> read more
Spirit Pubs rejects offer from C&C

October 24, 2014 - 10:15

Spirit Pub Company has rejected a takeover offer from cider maker C&C, days after agreeing to recommend a rival offer from Greene King. >> read more
Tesco woes still weigh on FTSE

October 24, 2014 - 09:57

Troubled supermarket Tesco drags down London's benchmark FTSE 100 index for a second day running in early Friday trading. >> read more
Standalone TSB picks up customers

October 24, 2014 - 08:37

Newly independent bank TSB says it is attracting more new customers than it had expected. >> read more
China's property prices decline

October 24, 2014 - 08:26

China's property prices fall 1.3% in September, marking the first year-on-year fall in the sector. >> read more
'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'

October 24, 2014 - 07:59

Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat. >> read more
Qantas back on track to profit

October 24, 2014 - 06:28

Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September. >> read more
Asian shares up following US stocks

October 24, 2014 - 04:10

Asian shares move up on Friday, taking their lead from the US where markets closed higher after strong company results boosted investor sentiment. >> read more
UK told to pay £1.7bn extra to EU

October 24, 2014 - 01:56

The UK has been told it must pay an extra €2.1bn (£1.7bn) towards the European Union's budget because of the country's relative economic health. >> read more



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