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GlaxoSmithKline's shares rose 4% after its third quarter results beat expectations and it pledged to return an additional £4bn to shareholders via a special share scheme.
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Oil giant Total appoints a new chief executive and new chairman to replace Christophe de Margerie who died in a plane crash in Moscow on Monday.
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The fate of people turned down for payday loans owing to stricter regulations on the industry has prompted polarised debate.
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The pound falls after Bank of England policy makers find "insufficient evidence" of inflationary pressure to justify a rate rise.
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A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total boss Christophe de Margerie.
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Heineken has blamed "unseasonably wet weather" in Europe for a drop in both sales and profit in the three months to the end of September.
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PSA Peugeot Citroen's turnaround plan appears to be making progress, with the troubled French carmaker announcing better sales and revenues.
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New research suggests that what's known as the "knowledge economy" is growing faster in the north-east of England and Northern Ireland than anywhere else.
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UK car insurance premiums have risen for the first time in more than two years, with further rises predicted.
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Japan's trade deficit edges higher in September despite exports growing at their fastest pace in seven months.
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The FTSE 100 falls in early trade, with British American Tobacco shares hit by news of a fall in revenue.
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Home Retail Group says that store closures at Homebase will be accelerated, with the number of outlets cut by 25% by 2019.
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The Hindu festival of Diwali has a big impact on the economies of India and other Asian countries. Sharanjit Leyl reports from Singapore.
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Shares in Asia return to a positive streak on Wednesday, buoyed by strong company results in the US
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A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.
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Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines.
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Taxpayers are getting poorer value for money from government projects because of "confusion" over decisions, MPs warn.
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As Tesco prepares to give an update on Wednesday into the accounting scandal that stunned the city earlier this month, the BBC's Emma Simpson examines the relationship between suppliers and supermarkets.
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The people who buy and then cancel student debt
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Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur
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The story behind the promotions at the end of the aisle
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The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.
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Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.
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Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.
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Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
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