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ebola
Saturday 31 January 2015
A UK military healthcare worker is being monitored for Ebola after suffering a needle injury in Sierra Leone.
alcohol bottles
Saturday 31 January 2015
City traders will go to great lengths to recover from evening revelry, according to a doctor from Surrey.  
Footballer in front of Visa branding
Saturday 31 January 2015
That there is something unsavoury at the top of world football would appear to be beyond doubt, it’s just that it seems most people are powerless to do anything about it, and the situation is rapidly falling into farce, with the likes of David Gin
facebook
Saturday 31 January 2015
The wars of the future will not be fought on the battlefield or at sea. They will be fought in space, or possibly on top of a very tall mountain. In either case, most of the actual fighting will be done by small robots.
policeman with taser
Saturday 31 January 2015
All police officers in the UK could be about to get tasers as fears grow over a possible terrorist attack aimed at members of the police force.
Yanis Varoufakis
Saturday 31 January 2015
The troika. Two words that have long struck fear into the hearts of those opposed to austerity, but perhaps, in Greece no longer.
Canary Wharf
Friday 30 January 2015
After a long, drawn-out battle, the board of Songbird Estates, the company behind Canary Wharf, has finally recommended a 350p-per-share offer by a joint venture between the Qatari sovereign wealth fund and Brookfield Property Partners to its shar
Oil fire
Friday 30 January 2015
News was dominated by results from the US this week, but it was Apple that really made waves with its history-making profits of $18bn in one quarter.
Southwark Crown Court
Friday 30 January 2015
The Forex fraudster Alex Hope has been handed a seven year sentence for cheating investors out of more than £5m.  
Friday 30 January 2015
Embattled oil producer Afren will have to wait a little longer before it learns if rival Nigerian company Seplat is going to make it a formal takeover offer.
Shake Shack
Friday 30 January 2015
Shake Shack's share price has gone supersize on its stock market debut, rising almost 150 per cent from its initial public offering price of $21 per share.
Appple logo next to iPhone screen in the dark
Friday 30 January 2015
Not content with smashing records when it comes to profit and iPhone sales, Apple's share price just hit $120 per share, its highest price ever.
Friday 30 January 2015
A decade-long decline for beer sales in the UK has finally come to an end, with boozy Brits taking advantage of tax cuts bought in over the last two years.
eurozone unemployment
Friday 30 January 2015
The Eurozone has finally had some good news: unemployment is down to 11.4 per cent, its lowest rate since August 2012. Although admittedly, 11.4 per cent would cause a mutiny in the UK.
MG Rover logos on door handles
Friday 30 January 2015
Deloitte looks certain to reduce a record £14m fine after succeeding in its appeal to overturn several findings of a tribunal by the accounting watchdog over its role in the collapse of  MG Rover.
US flag, and planes, in a fisheye lens
Friday 30 January 2015
Today's US fourth quarter GDP growth figure was a disappointing affair - not only did it come in below expectations of three per cent growth, but at 2.6 per cent, it was almost half the level posted in the third quarter of 2013.
Churchill commemoration
Friday 30 January 2015
The man widely regarded as the UK's greatest Prime Minister was commemorated today by a series of events including a flotilla mirroring the route his funeral procession took 50 years ago.
US flag plus football player
Friday 30 January 2015
US gross domestic product (GDP) growth rose to 2.6 per cent in the final three months of 2014, down from five per cent in the previous quarter.
Friday 30 January 2015
The boat that carried the coffin of Sir Winston Churchill down the River Thames during the statesman's funeral is recreating the journey as part of commemorations remembering the 50th anniversary of his death.
Fifpro
Friday 30 January 2015
  The world football player’s union is pursuing legal action against Fifa transfer regulation that it says is failing to deliver footballers their basic rights.  
Friday 30 January 2015
Embattled oil producer Afren will today find out if it's been thrown a lifeline by rival company Seplat, a move that could provide one possible solution to the company's funding crisis.
Rouble price signs next to woman in fur hood
Friday 30 January 2015
Russia's central bank has made a shock two percentage point cut to its benchmark rates of, lowering it to 15 per cent, which caused the rouble to plummet against the dollar,
Euro symbol lit up
Friday 30 January 2015
The Eurozone slipped further into deflation in January, with inflation falling to -0.6 per cent, down from -0.2 per cent in December.
Friday 30 January 2015
Spotify could be about to become another issue to add to Jay-Z's list of 99 Problems: the US music mogul has bid half a billion krone, about £40m, for Aspiro, the parent company of Swedish streaming platform Tidal.
3D Cinema
Friday 30 January 2015
  Some UK cinema audiences this weekend won’t just watch a film: they’ll see, smell, sense and feel it.   
UK immigration
Friday 30 January 2015
Ukip seems set to run its 2015 General Election campaign on the back of the UK’s distrust of Europe and concerns about immigration.
Friday 30 January 2015
High earners have seen their pay packets squeezed the most during the global financial crisis, but pay will pick up this year, according to new research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
Giphy logo surrounded by fun toys
Friday 30 January 2015
Who knew gifs could be such a money-spinner?
Taylor Swift performs
Friday 30 January 2015
Taylor Swift is getting down to business again: having hit the business pages last year by spurning Spotify, this week the pop star showed her savvy again by trademarking a range of phrases and images from her latest album.
Shake Shack
Friday 30 January 2015
Shake Shack shares will be priced $21 per share when it floats in New York today, valuing it at a juicy $700m.  
BT sport branded microphones
Friday 30 January 2015
The figures
Martin Wheatley
Friday 30 January 2015
  The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has its sights set on a new target - the handling of complaints on payment protection insurance (PPI).  
Qatar Airways plane in sky
Friday 30 January 2015
Qatar Airways has bought a 9.9 per cent stake in British Airways and Iberia owner International Airlines Group (IAG) becoming its largest shareholder.
Friday 30 January 2015
European markets are seen opening higher this morning after global markets bounced following a slight uptick in oil prices.  
Friday 30 January 2015
Britain raced further towards a future where you might buy your mobile, landline, TV and broadband all from the same supplier yesterday after Sky revealed it w
Friday 30 January 2015
THE UK government’s 10-year borrowing costs dropped to a record low yesterday. The interest rate on a 10-year UK government bond – a state IOU – reached a trough of 1.396 per cent before rising marginally towards the end of the day.
Friday 30 January 2015
UK CONSUMER confidence saw a large jump in January, in a renewed sign that the economic recovery will continue strongly into 2015.
Friday 30 January 2015
Tunnel machine Elizabeth, named after the Queen, broke into the eastern end of Liverpool Street Crossrail station yesterday morning.
Friday 30 January 2015
INTERNET giant Google has reported revenues of $18.1bn (£12bn) for the three months ended 31 December 2014, up 15 per cent from the $15.7bn recorded in the same period of 2013.
Friday 30 January 2015
ONLINE retailer Amazon saw income drop to $214m (£142m) in the fourth quarter of 2014, from $239m in 2013, despite sales increasing by 15 per cent to $29.33bn.
Friday 30 January 2015
DISCOUNT rivals Aldi and Lidl could be the reason that supermarket giant Tesco decided to shut 43 of its stores.
Friday 30 January 2015
Drinks group Diageo could be the latest company seeking the highly-coveted rights to the title sponsorship of the Premier League. A bid is likely to be tabled in the coming weeks, Sky News reported.
Friday 30 January 2015
HEATHROW’S bid to build a third runway received a boost this morning after a leading business group added support for the plan just days before a consultation on airport expansion options closes.
Friday 30 January 2015
GERMANY is set to become a major beneficiary of the Eurozone’s bond buying programme – set to start in March – according to a city consultancy.
Friday 30 January 2015
BUILDING societies’ new capital instruments are being unfairly classed as risky investments, the mutuals’ trade body said yesterday.
Friday 30 January 2015
BANKS were harmed by market rigging, a top Bank of England executive said yesterday, arguing that only individual traders or their teams benefited from the wrongdoing.
Friday 30 January 2015
THE NUMBER of new houses built increased at a healthy pace last year, but still remains below pre-crisis levels.
Friday 30 January 2015
LONDON house prices finished 2014 growing more slowly than they had done earlier in the year, but still at rates far above the average for England and Wales.
Friday 30 January 2015
THE HOUSING market continued to come off the boil in January, according to a leading mortgage lender.
Friday 30 January 2015
Life has become less sweet for lovers of British-made Cadbury’s chocolate in the US after Hershey struck a deal to prevent it being sold in the country.

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