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'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep

October 23, 2014 - 15:00

A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing. >> read more
Lorry tax take bigger than expected

October 23, 2014 - 14:51

A new tax on foreign heavy goods lorries coming to the UK could rake in twice as much as the government expected, new figures suggest. >> read more
Japan court backs pregnant woman

October 23, 2014 - 13:59

Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy. >> read more
Nokia back in profit as sales rise

October 23, 2014 - 13:25

Nokia's fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit to Microsoft appear to be improving with the Finland business returning to profit. >> read more
Pension plan for regular job movers

October 23, 2014 - 12:34

Thousands of people who move jobs regularly will no longer be pushed into cashing in or moving their workplace pension, under government plans. >> read more
UK car production hits six-year high

October 23, 2014 - 12:18

UK car manufacturing in the first nine months of the year hit a six-year high, despite a dip in production last month. >> read more
New North Sea oil field discovered

October 23, 2014 - 11:47

Oil firms BP and GDF Suez announce they have discovered a new field in the UK Central North Sea. >> read more
Foxtons shares fall on house warning

October 23, 2014 - 11:14

Shares in Foxtons plunge 15% after the estate agent warns that the London's property market is cooling. >> read more
UK housing market 'is cooling'

October 23, 2014 - 11:06

Mortgage activity dropped in September compared with a year ago signalling a UK housing market that is "continuing to cool", banks have said. >> read more
UK retail sales fall in September

October 23, 2014 - 10:43

UK retail sales fall 0.3% September, adding to signs that the economic recovery may be losing steam. >> read more

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