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Mistral
Monday 24 November 2014
France has agreed on a deadline to deliver the first of two warships to Russia in a deal that will total around €1.2bn.
Rory Mcilroy
Monday 24 November 2014
The BBC has unveiled which of the UK’s best athletes are up for Sports Personality of the Year 2014. 
Tesco
Monday 24 November 2014
Tesco is betting the farm on Black Friday.
Christmas market
Monday 24 November 2014
One of the best things about Christmas in London is the variety of markets on offer.   
Shopping
Monday 24 November 2014
We are heading towards the weekend that retailers are pinning their hopes on.
Monday 24 November 2014
The UK faces its biggest terrorism threat since any time before or since 9/11, as the Islamic State (IS) inflames home-grown extremism, home secretary Theresa May has warned.
Black Friday
Monday 24 November 2014
Retailers are gearing up for Black Friday to be one of – if not the – biggest online shopping day of the year, with hundreds of promotions being planned to tempt consumers to join the spending bonanza.   
Monday 24 November 2014
With the Autumn Statement just a week away, George Osborne is already being inundated with suggestions on how to boost growth and cut the deficit.
Chuck Hagel
Monday 24 November 2014
Chuck Hagel, the US defence secretary, has resigned from his position after President Obama "reluctantly" accepted his request to step down. 
O2 sign
Monday 24 November 2014
Shares in BT had risen 3.6 per cent to 393.9p in mid-afternoon as it confirmed it is in talks with Telefonica to buy its O2 UK mobile business. 
Petrofac
Monday 24 November 2014
Shares in Petrofac plunged by almost 25 per cent in mid-morning trading after it issued a profit warning, saying it expects profits next year to be more than a quarter lower.
Monday 24 November 2014
Only a few more sleeps until Thanksgiving - and even if you're not surrounded by the warm glow of familial love, there are places to celebrate it in the capital.  
Halifax
Monday 24 November 2014
A cyber hacker who attempted to blackmail Halifax bank into giving him 2,800 Bitcoins – worth more than £1m – is facing a jail sentence today.   
Iran talks
Monday 24 November 2014
World powers have failed to meet today's deadline for an agreement over Iran's nuclear enrichment program, resulting in talks being extended to the end of June next year.   
Bank of England
Monday 24 November 2014
Remember when the Bank of England's Chaps payment system crashed, causing chaos across the system when large money transfers were suspended? More than a month on, the Bank of England has got around to appointing someone to find out what happened.
Monday 24 November 2014
Plummeting oil prices and Western sanctions have caused as much as $140bn to flood out of Russia this year, finance minister Anton Siluanov said today.
Artist's impression of Stockwell as it could be
Monday 24 November 2014
Another day, another unveiling of one of Transport for London's (TfL) bright ideas for making some of the most dangerous junctions in London safer for cyclists.
Bond Street station
Monday 24 November 2014
Christmas shoppers can enjoy the relief of easy access to the heart of London’s shopping district, as Bond Street station partially re-opens for business t
Monday 24 November 2014
An ex-banker has reached a settlement with Google over "vile and abusive" internet posts, having previously argued that the firm should do more to remove them.
Alistair Darling
Monday 24 November 2014
Plans to devolve full tax and welfare powers to Scotland could lead to higher borrowing costs for the UK, according to Alistair Darling. 
Monday 24 November 2014
What will George Osborne get out of his red box when he delivers the Autumn Statement next week?
Roger Federer
Monday 24 November 2014
Roger Federer’s year finished in a familiar fashion. Racquet flying through the air, fists pumping, knees falling to the floor - the Swiss maestro has passed another milestone after sealing Switzerland’s first ever Davis Cup.  
Soyuz rocket
Monday 24 November 2014
While we're down here singing Auld Lang Syne as the clock strikes midnight, three astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) will welcome in the new year over a meal of caviar, lemons and Lavazza coffee.  
Grumpy cat
Monday 24 November 2014
How do you warn generations 10,000 years into the future to stay away from nuclear waste repositories? It’s the conundrum facing scientists in the US - and some of the solutions have displayed some surprisingly inventive thinking.
John Lewis
Monday 24 November 2014
You can hardly move for Black Friday promotions this week. Everyone from Amazon to Asda and John Lewis to Very is getting in on the day.
Monday 24 November 2014
The UK government has hit back against a damning report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, by arguing that the UK's relative poverty level is at
Owen Paterson
Monday 24 November 2014
Ex-cabinet minister Owen Paterson has called for Britain to withdraw from the EU in a speech to business leaders.
Pies
Monday 24 November 2014
Shares in Yorkshire-based food producer Cranswick shot up by almost five per cent this morning, as the company announced it would be raising its interim dividend.  
Computer keyboard
Monday 24 November 2014
Cyber security firm Symantec says it's just discovered the most sophisticated piece of malware - that's malicious software - it's ever seen.
Gordon Brown
Monday 24 November 2014
2015 will be the end, in politics at least, of the iron chancellor. Gordon Brown is to stand down as an MP at the next election.
Monday 24 November 2014
European markets are expecting to open down across the board this morning. The FTSE 100 is expected to open two to six points lower, Germany's DAX three points and France's CAC 40 one point, according to analysts at Thompson Reuters.
Monday 24 November 2014
The proposed £5.6bn merger bet­ween the insurer Aviva and its rival Friends Life will come under intense scrutiny when trading opens for the first time since the news broke after the markets closed on Friday.
Monday 24 November 2014
Wembley Stadium hosted a record 45,619 women’s football fans yesterday, but it could have been many more.
Monday 24 November 2014
Top RBS executives deliberately misled MPs who were investigating allegations of the mistreatment of small firms, an influential committee claimed yesterday.
Monday 24 November 2014
Iconic food and gift retailer Fortnum & Mason reported record full-year profits today on the back of its strategy to attract more local Londoners into the shop.
Monday 24 November 2014
A lack of information, rather than concerns over Quindell’s financial position, was the reason Canaccord Genuity resigned as the insurance outsourcer’s joint broker in October, it emerged last night.
Monday 24 November 2014
Flood alerts have been issued for vast swathes of the south of England following a weekend of heavy rain.
Monday 24 November 2014
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 took $123m (£78.5m) in US ticket sales to top weekend box office charts and score the year’s biggest American opening.
Monday 24 November 2014
A Conservative government would miss its own target to run a surplus by 2018/19 under new projections out today, which show the deficit is much higher than originally thought.
Monday 24 November 2014
David Cameron is understood to be working on a speech in which he will announce a two-year benefit ban for EU migrants in a bid to counter the threat posed by Ukip.
Monday 24 November 2014
Former Labour Prime Minister and chancellor in Tony Blair’s government Gordon Brown is widely expected to announce that he is standing down as an MP this week.
Monday 24 November 2014
  Labour has announced plans to sell off £100m worth of government-owned buildings in London if the party wins the general election next May.  
Monday 24 November 2014
On 3 August this year, the England women’s football team stormed to victory against Sweden by four goals to nil in a friendly international match.
Monday 24 November 2014
Britons are expected to splurge £42.4bn in the run-up to Christmas – £1.5bn more than last year – as retailers brace themselves for an American-style Black Friday shopping frenzy set to take over their websites and stores this week.
Monday 24 November 2014
Amazon is planning to step up its assault on rival online fashion retailers such as Asos and Next with the opening of a 46,000-square foot fashion photography studio in Shoreditch next year.
Monday 24 November 2014
Britain’s increasingly fierce row over the EU can be highly polarised.
Monday 24 November 2014
Fitness First is to open 30 new clubs in India as part of a £16.4m investment in the region over the next five years.
Monday 24 November 2014
Upmarket London bakery Gail’s has delayed until the new year plans to float on the stock market.

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