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London's leading shares fall 1.27% in early Friday trading, with no risers, while banks and miners lead the downward trend.
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September saw a slowing in house price growth, says the Nationwide, "though it remained within the range of 3% to 6% that has prevailed since early 2015".
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Thousands of Indonesian workers have taken to the streets in Jakarta to protest against a government tax amnesty scheme which is meant to plug a big budget deficit.
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Safeguards to the UK's domestic marine life should be as strong as they are around Britain’s overseas territories, conservationists say.
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Supermarkets in the UK deliberately overproduce in-store baked bread to keep shelves full as a marketing ploy, food waste charities claim.
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Thousands of firms are about to see "the largest change in a generation" to the amount they pay in business rates.
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The boss of Nissan warns that Brexit uncertainty and possible tariffs could damage investment in the UK's biggest car factory.
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People in their early 30s are "only half as wealthy" as those now in their 40s were at the same age, a report finds.
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You sent how much?!
Yesterday » 3:04:27
Business email fraud is on the rise, with fraudsters persuading staff to pay bogus invoices and make wire transfers under false pretences. Can tech foil the fraudsters?
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Free land
Yesterday » 3:03:35
The Russian government has been giving away free land in the Far East of the country. The scheme has been rolling out - but not without its problems.
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Rates revolution
Yesterday » 3:03:07
Businesses in property hotspots are about to see their rates rise, whilst those in areas where property prices have fallen will see their bills go down.
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Deutsche Bank is under the most pressure a major lender has faced since the financial crisis, but many trace its woes back beyond the banking crash.
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John Lewis boss Andy Street, who calls himself a "proud Brummie", is chosen as the Conservative candidate to run for West Midlands mayor.
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Science editor David Shukman goes on board the plane measuring the jet stream to find out how it affects our weather.
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The Rosetta probe, which has been beaming back spectacular pictures of a comet, is to end its journey by crash landing.
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US stocks head lower after Deutsche Bank shares tumble in New York following a report that some funds have withdrawn cash from its investment bank.
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A new database suggests a dramatic under-reporting of the live, illegal trade in great apes including orangutans, chimpanzees and gorilllas.
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The audacious Rosetta mission has been commanded to its investigation of Comet 67P by crashing into the 4km-wide ball of ice and dust.
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A reptile that lived 200 million years ago is rewriting the rulebooks on how four-legged animals conquered the world.
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The European Commission takes the UK to court for failure to allocate safe marine areas for harbour porpoises.
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Has the UK really sold tea to China, wine to France and boomerangs to Australia?
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Nissan Renault boss Carlos Ghosn warns that Sunderland plant would lose competitiveness if Brexit results in 10% tariffs on car exports.
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Following the UK's vote for Brexit, Japanese car manufacturer Honda reaffirms its commitment to the UK as a major manufacturing base., but says it wants a "fast decision" on Brexit.
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Hair follicles created by a process similar to 3D printing could one day be used as implants, beauty giant L'Oreal has said.
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International Trade Secretary Liam Fox says the UK's trade with the European Union will be "at least as free" after Brexit as it is now.
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