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Huge reform of the pension system announced in the Budget was a "genuine surprise", the boss of an insurers' trade body has told MPs.
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UK manufacturing output grew by 1% in February from the month before, official figures show, the biggest rise since September.
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Discount and premium supermarkets are continuing to gain market share at the expense of the big four chains, a research firm says.
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Citigroup will pay $1.13bn (£676m) to settle claims by investors who demanded it buy back billions in residential mortgage-backed securities.
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Administrators BDO ask the SPFL if money due to Hearts at the end of the season can be paid to the club now.
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The world needs a Plan B on climate change because politicians are failing to reduce carbon emissions, according to a UN report.
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An experiment located at the bottom of a US gold mine could offer the best chance yet of detecting dark matter, scientists believe.
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A US jury orders Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical to pay $6bn in damages over claims it hid cancer risks associated with its diabetes treatment drug Actos.
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Six of the biggest movie studios sue file-sharing site Megaupload and its key operators, including founder Kim Dotcom.
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A study of the world's highest-flying bird by Devon scientists may help improve treatment for heart attack and stroke victims.
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An east London council is refunding up to £347,000 to drivers after parking tickets were illegally issued by a dozen cameras.
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Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest maker of TVs and mobile phones, forecasts a fall in profits for the second quarter in a row.
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A rare Ming-era wine cup could fetch up to $39m at auction in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
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Japan and Australia agree a trade deal, after seven years of negotiations, which will see them lower tariffs on products including beef, cheese and cars.
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Scientists make crucial new discoveries about one of the world's rarest birds, the blackthroated blue robin, with a breeding pair spotted in China.
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Gazprom says it has not received any payment from Ukraine despite a midnight deadline to start reducing Kiev's gas debts to Moscow.
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A former Liberal Democrat minister backs calls from Tory backbenchers for the top rate of income tax to be cut to 40%.
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XP demise gives small firms a tech dilemma
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The firm that believes in executive sleepovers
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In the first of a new series, Steve Tappin, reports on US food business Whole Foods, which has two CEOs instead of just one.
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Cyber-thieves are preparing to target anyone still running Windows XP after security support ends on 8 April, suggest security firms.
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The British Chambers of Commerce says that while short-term growth prospects are good the recovery is "not yet secure".
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The quest to find the most mysterious particles in the Universe is entering a critical phase, scientists say.
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Credit Suisse is facing a new probe by US regulators over whether it had a role in helping wealthy Americans avoid taxes.
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The financial future of the news business is uncertain, but lately US venture capitalists have been placing their bets on journalism.
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