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The UK Treasury launches a legal challenge against European Union plans to cap the level of banking bonuses.
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Network Rail chief executive Sir David Higgins is to take over next year as chairman of HS2 Ltd, the Department for Transport says.
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UK broker ICAP is fined $87m (£54m) by UK and US regulators over the Libor price-fixing scandal.
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Why is my gas and electricity bill more than £1,000?
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Former Green Party leader Caroline Lucas is charged over her role in a fracking protest at Balcombe in West Sussex.
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An Alaskan airport says it has had to place barricades across one of its taxiways after an Apple Maps flaw resulted in iPhone users driving across a runway.
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At least 270 people are killed as a 7.7-magnitude earthquake strikes south-western Pakistan, causing a new island to emerge.
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Greece's Health Minister, Adonis Georgiadis tells HARDtalk that after three years of austerity, the Greek people will not put up with further cuts - and the country will give all the money back to Germany when it can.
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An attempt to establish an Irish day devoted to Guinness risks becoming a major PR hangover for the drinks giant Diageo, before even a drop is drunk.
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Can the shape of chocolate change its taste?
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Should VAT be cut for pubs and restaurants - in order to boost businesss? 5 live hears both sides of the argument.
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The Bank of England is watching the UK's housing market "closely" for signs of any overheating, policymakers say.
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Students describe their struggle to find part time jobs - which are increasingly important for future employability, according to an adviser from the University of Salford.
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Scientists are certain that greenhouse gases from human activities are heating the planet, but say the earth's surface temperature remains unchanged since 1998.
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Amazon introduces the ability to call up a tech adviser via a video box on its latest Kindle tablets as it seeks to distinguish itself from the competition.
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Hong Kong 0, New York 1?
25 Sep 2013 9:21:48
Hong Kong has seemingly lost the biggest IPO since Facebook. The loss, though, may do more to bolster Hong Kong's reputation in the longer term.
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Staff at the UK's 372 Crown post offices are to take part in a further strike on Monday in a long-running dispute about closures, jobs and pay.
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Thousands of pubs and restaurants are dropping their prices by 7.5% for one day in protest at current tax conditions.
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Matt Wrack, general secretary at the Fire Brigade Union, and Brandon Lewis MP discuss the impact of the firefighters' strike in England and Wales.
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Two new Chinese airlines announce orders to buy 43 aircraft from the Airbus A320 family of planes.
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The night vigils for badgers in the cull zone
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Energy firms warn Ed Miliband his plans to freeze prices under a Labour government could lead to blackouts, but the party says the claim is "absurd".
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Designer handbags can cost a small fortune - which also means they are good collateral for anyone looking for a quick loan, as Juliana Liu reports.
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New Zealand's Fonterra, the world's biggest dairy firm, posts an 18% jump in full year earnings despite a nationwide drought which led to lower milk production.
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South Korea decides to restart the tender process for a multi billion-dollar fighter jet contract, a blow for Boeing which had hoped to supply the planes.
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