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Dame Colette Bowe, a former chair of the UK telecoms regulator, will become the first full-time chair of the Banking Standards Review Council.
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The Bank of England holds UK interest rates at a record low of 0.5% for another month.
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Thousands of people will receive a second tax statement from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) after their first estimate was miscalculated.
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Defence giant BAE Systems is set to cut 440 management jobs across the UK, more than half of which will be in Lancashire.
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Shares in N Brown, the owner of plus-size clothing brands Simply Be and Jacamo, sink 12% after it issues a profit warning following the recent spell of mild weather.
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As German exports fall sharply in August - the largest monthly drop in five years - fears grow that the economy is on the brink of recession.
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The tiny high definition camera called the GoPro has made its founder and chief executive a multi-billionaire after it was floated.
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UK shares make a strong start to the day after the latest minutes from the US Federal Reserve indicate it is in no hurry to raise rates.
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National Australia Bank says its full-year earnings will fall by up to 14% because of higher-than-expected charges at its UK business.
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Royal Mail says it has set aside £18m ($29m; €23m) to cover a potential fine imposed by French competition authorities.
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Payday lenders should make details of their products available to price comparison websites to encourage competition, the Competition and Markets Authority says.
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Shareholders in Australian online travel firm Wotif approve its takeover by online travel giant Expedia.
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The Clydesdale Bank is facing a very large increase in the cost of repayments for mis-selling of financial products.
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Glasgow University becomes the first in the UK to announce it will sell its shares in companies that produce fossil fuels after pressure from students.
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Asian markets are trading higher after minutes from the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting reduced fears of an early interest rate increase.
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Workers in Cambodia's garment factories are angry the prime minister has refused to support a rise in the minimum wage.
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Twitter's head of news Vivian Schiller has announced she is leaving, following the departure of three other senior executives.
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Bionic hands restore sense of touch in two patients
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The chief executive officer of US retail clothing chain Gap is stepping down as it plans Asian expansion.
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Momentum in the UK housing market has faded with house price growth slowing to the same level as 16 months ago, surveyors say.
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England has the biggest trade deficit in the world football transfer market at £379m, according to a report from Barclays.
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The number of shops on the High Street declined dramatically in the first nine months of this year, a survey suggests.
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The chimp that a rights group wants recognised as a person
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The Guyanese business loan scheme for female lone parents
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Could an algorithm run your business better?
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