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A report suggests that despite stronger economic growth in the UK over the next few years there won't be a big rise in employment. BT Sport has announced it has won the exclusive UK live broadcast rights for
all Champions League and Europa League matches for three seasons, from 2015. And does your company ...
Shares in Twitter surged on its stock market debut on Thursday as investors buying into this year's most anticipated technology flotation valued the company at more than $30bn. A new Lord Mayor will be sworn in, Fiona Woolf will be the 686th person and only the second woman to hold the post. And China's ...
As the European Central Bank considers cutting interest rates, we ask if the eurozone is really recovering. The UK's biggest listed firms are making "steady progress" towards hitting 2015 targets to increase the number of women in their boardrooms. And London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, ...
Shares in Royal Mail begin full trading on the London Stock Exchange giving everybody a chance to buy and sell the stock. But despite the huge interest, not everybody in the City is happy. Dublin launches its seventh austerity budget in six years and the stakes for the country and for the eurozone could ...
Chancellor George Osborne is beginning a trip to China to promote UK business and encourage Chinese investors to consider the UK. As the boss of Lloyds Bank reveals his concerns over the 'Help To Buy' mortgage scheme, we speak to a leading economist who says there's no reason to fear a housing bubble. ...
Republicans have offered to increase President Obama's overdraft - we get the latest from the States on the looming debt crisis. Royal Mail shares are due to begin trading this morning. We take a look at where prices could go. More energy price rises expected after SSE's increases. And why music tourism ...
Federal Reserve vice-chair Janet Yellen looks likely to be the next head of the US central bank. Royal Mail shares are to go on sale at their maximum price because of huge demand; who might lose out? Why British workers are more miserable than their counterparts in a number of other developed nations. ...
The International Monetary Fund says the outlook for the UK's economic growth is much better than expected, despite downgrading its forecast for global growth. No regulated rail ticket will rise by more than 6 per cent next year as part of a government drive to overhaul the rail fare system. And early ...
President Obama has called on Republicans in the House of Representatives to allow the US government to re-open. We take a look at the latest political crisis unfolding in Rome, where Silvio Berlusconi is threatening to leave Italy's austerity drive in ruins. And two of Britain's biggest supermarkets, ...
Chancellor George Osborne has said he wants the government to be running a surplus in the next Parliament and can get there without raising taxes. The US government begins a partial shutdown after the Republican-led House of Representatives refuses to approve a budget for next year. And we look back ...
A big day ahead for the Conservatives in Manchester, as the Chancellor George Osborne prepares to address the party faithful. We ask a business leader what he expects to hear. David Cameron brings forward the Help to Buy scheme. And the US government will face its first shutdown in nearly 20 years unless ...
The Chancellor George Osborne announces new powers for the Bank of England to prick potential housing bubbles. There's another high profile report on how to revive the high street. And 'zombie' businesses and 'suicide bidding': the UK's economy may be picking up but the country has a problem it didn't ...
The way superfast broadband has been rolled out to rural UK areas has been criticised in a damning report by MPs. The online games industry has been warned that children could feel pressured into paying for extras. And bondanomics: as a new James Bond book is published we look at the other, lucrative ...
Labour leader Ed Milliband has put forward a radical proposal for the gas and electricity market. His supporters like it, but the giant energy companies are furious. Are consumers being conned Thousands of pubs and restaurants are dropping their prices today as part of a campaign for a VAT cut. We ask ...
The Canadian smartphone company, Blackberry, says it's agreed a deal to be bought by one of its shareholders for nearly £3bn by a private equity consortium. But can it really be revived? Are companies finally taking notice of protests about executive pay? Analysis of the top 100 companies suggests they ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a third term in office after a convincing victory; we ask what her triumph means for the future of Europe. Many jobs applicants are falling at the first hurdle with sloppy CVs. We find out what you can do to stand out for the right reasons. And the survey of ...
Germany goes to the polls this weekend to elect its next government. We ask, how will the result affect the future of the Eurozone and the UK? US bank JP Morgan has agreed to pay a massive fine for losses racked up by a UK-based trader nicknamed the 'London Whale'. And two new models of the Apple iPhone ...
Are employees getting a good deal out of workplace pensions? The Office of Fair Trading is to publish its investigation into defined contribution pension schemes. A revolution is taking place in higher education. The UK's project, called FutureLearn, will see more than 20 institutions entering the global ...
The referendum on Scottish independence will take place exactly a year from today. We hear the arguments for and against from two Scottish businesses on opposite sides. The US Federal Reserve is expected to announce it's going to start reducing its economic stimulus programme; we take a look at the potential ...
Five years after the last government pumped billions of pounds into Lloyds TSB in the financial crisis, the sell-off of the taxpayers' stake has begun. We ask if the sale represents a good return for the taxpayer. Grand Theft Auto Five has just been released - reportedly the most expensive video game ...
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