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BAE Systems is to invest more than £300m at its submarine shipyard in Barrow, Cumbria, the defence contractor confirms.
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US retail sales rose for the first time in two months in February, official figures show, after the country suffered its third coldest winter on record.
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Supermarket chain Morrisons has reported a £176m loss for the year to the end of February, and announced a major restructuring of the business.
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President Obama hopes to reduce income inequality by making companies pay overtime to America's white collar workers.
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The publisher of the Daily Mirror and Manchester Evening News posts a £161m annual loss, blaming the economic environment and print industry woes.
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Eurotunnel profits triple to 100m euros as cross-Channel passenger numbers reach a record 10 million a year.
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Bankers may have to return their bonuses up to six years after receiving them, says the Bank of England.
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Skills learnt in the military could help ex-service personnel succeed in business, according to a new report.
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Retail expert Rahul Sharma discusses the decision of Morrisons to restructure its business.
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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been explaining the latest changes to its shopping basket - the sample of goods used to measure inflation.
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Singapore is to regulate virtual currency exchanges, in order to combat potential risks from money-laundering or terrorism-related financing.
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Changes in households' use of digital technology lie behind several of this year's changes to the basket of goods and services used to measure inflation.
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Morrisons boss Dalton Philips says there are "big structural shifts in the market" as the chain announces a £176m loss for the year to the end of February.
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Argos and Homebase owner Home Retail expects annual profits to be slightly ahead of forecasts after post-Christmas sales grew more than expected.
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Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell says it has laid "firm foundations for the future" after "disappointing financial results" in 2013.
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Plans to build a supermarket on the site of Bristol Rovers' Memorial Stadium are subject to a judicial review.
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Supermarket Morrisons reports a £176m loss, announces a major restructuring plan and warns of lower profits to come.
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Official records show that pangolins are being illegally traded on a "shocking" scale, according to a report.
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China's industrial output and retail sales grow less than expected, figures show, adding to fears of a slowdown.
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New Zealand's Fonterra pleads guilty to four food-safety violations following a botulism scare last year that led to recalls of milk products in China.
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More than £446m is expected to be paid out to people whose homes and businesses were damaged in the severe winter floods, insurers say.
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David Kuo, from the Motley Fool, explains whether he thinks investors will buy in to Candy Crush Saga creator, King Digital.
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The BBC's Phil Mercer reports from Sydney on the global impact of falling iron ore prices and waning Chinese demand.
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Japanese electronics firm Panasonic announces it will pay its staff working in China a premium to compensate them for the country's high levels of pollution.
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Fracking has the potential to devastate wildlife habitats across the UK, says research commissioned by leading wildlife and countryside groups.
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