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UK floorings chain Carpetright says UK sales have been encouraging, but sales in Europe fall and writedowns push it into the red.
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Scientists say a relatively nearby star has three so-called super-Earths orbiting in a zone where their rocky surfaces might sustain liquid water.
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Get up to date with the NSA's surveillance scheme
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Jane Austen and 10 other candidates to be on banknotes
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From gang member to millionaire - how Ryan Blair turned his life around.
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There was "'little to no proof" the high speed rail plan would boost the economy or bridge the north-south divide, the New Economics Foundation think tank has reported.
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Local councils in England are expecting to take a further hit in Wednesday's Spending Review, but some communities are working together to keep their libraries and sports centres going.
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Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King says that world economies are "nowhere near" a return to "normal" interest rates.
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Indian business leaders warn that plans to make visitors to the UK pay a £3,000 "security bond" will harm the countries' "special relationship".
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Author Jane Austen may replace Charles Darwin on the £10 note, outgoing governor of the Bank of England Sir Mervyn King has said.
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US President Barack Obama is preparing to lay out a package of measures aimed at curbing climate change.
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More evidence of momentum in the housing market emerges from the latest figures from major UK banks, but lending to businesses continues to shrink.
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A European MP who pushed for Brussels' regulators to investigate alleged price-fixing by oil firms says that a UK probe did not dig deep enough.
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Figures out today show the cruise industry, worth £2.5billion in 2012, is now the biggest cruise market in Europe.
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Lenders, regulators and government ministers are being summoned to a summit about the UK's payday loans industry next week.
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One of the world's most famous gun-makers, Smith & Wesson, is expected to report bumper profits on Tuesday, as interest in gun ownership sees 20 per cent rise.
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US sci-fi and fantasy writer Richard Matheson, who wrote the 1954 vampire novel I Am Legend, dies aged 87.
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Nicola Rabson of Linklaters, says amendments to the Employment Rights Act will mean big changes to the law on how whistleblowers are treated at work.
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Professor Mick Aston, a former resident academic on long-running Channel 4 show Time Team, has died at the age of 66, the programme confirms.
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Executives at Anglo Irish Bank deny misleading Irish authorities following the release of taped internal phone conversations.
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The new governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, takes up his post on Monday and many people are hoping that he will arrive with a bag of special tricks that will allow him to find the growth that has otherwise eluded the UK.
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Chancellor George Osborne is set to announce a further £11.5 of spending cuts for 2015-16 in his spending review on Wednesday.
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Is the reign of the patent troll coming to an end?
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Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani has handed over power to his son, Sheikh Tamim, 18 years after he deposed his own father as ruler.
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Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff says she will boost spending and hold a referendum on political reform, in a bid to halt nationwide protests.
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