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UK border
Saturday 20 September 2014
The UK government has pledged £12m to France to help it stop illegal immigrants making their way from Calais to Britain.  
Instagram
Saturday 20 September 2014
Users of Instagram in the UK will soon be exposed to adverts.  
Alibaba
Saturday 20 September 2014
Shares in Alibaba went up by 38 per cent during its stock market debut yesterday, leading the biggest IPO in US history.  
Phones 4U
Saturday 20 September 2014
Vodafone announced yesterday that it is buying 140 Phones 4U outlets - a move that will save 887 jobs as the troubled retailer enters administration.  
Alex Salmond
Friday 19 September 2014
Alex Salmond is to resign as Scotland's first minister after he failed to secure a Yes vote in yesterday's Scottish independence referendum.  
Scotland
Friday 19 September 2014
After a fast start, the pound has lost steam against the dollar.
Indyref
Friday 19 September 2014
The No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could make an interest rate next spring more likely.
Gordon Brown
Friday 19 September 2014
Simply put, devolution means that the Scottish parliament gets more power. 
iPhone 6 queue
Friday 19 September 2014
After days of anguished waiting, today we finally get our hands on the hallowed iPhone 6.
No voters
Friday 19 September 2014
The results are in and only four council districts voted Yes in the Scottish independence referendum.
Glasgow
Friday 19 September 2014
The results are in and only four council districts voted Yes in the Scottish independence referendum.
RBS
Friday 19 September 2014
What a difference a week makes.
Map of referendum results
Friday 19 September 2014
Scotland has voted to remain in the United Kingdom, with 55 per cent of the record 84.59 per cent turnout voting against independence. All 32 of the country's local authorities have now revealed their results.
Alex Salmond
Friday 19 September 2014
Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has updated his Twitter and Facebook photo in light of his referendum defeat.  
David Cameron
Friday 19 September 2014
The people of Scotland have spoken and it is a "clear result", David Cameron said at a press conference after the results of the Scottish independence referendum were announced this morning. The debate is now "settled for a generation.
Alibaba logo
Friday 19 September 2014
Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba last night priced its initial public offering at the top end of expectations, lining it up to raise a colossal $21.8bn (£13.3bn) in what will be the biggest tech float in history today.
Friday 19 September 2014
MILLIONS of people poured into Scotland’s polling stations yesterday to decide whether or not it will stay part of the UK, with figures released in the early hours of this morning revealing historically high turnouts.
Friday 19 September 2014
PRIME Minister David Cameron will be facing some tough questions this morning, following the Scottish referendum vote yesterday.
Friday 19 September 2014
TEAMS of staff at the Treasury, Bank of England, as well as sterling traders across a number of London-based banks were drafted in last night to staff 24-hour desks monitoring the fallout from the Scottish referendum.
Friday 19 September 2014
FORMER stock-market darling Monitise saw £290m wiped off its market valuation yesterday after its fourth-largest shareholder, Visa International, said it was considering the sale of its stake in the mobile banking firm.
Bank of Ireland
Friday 19 September 2014
Ireland's economy grew by an exceptional 7.7 per cent in the year to June as it apparently missed the news that the recovery was stalling on the continent.
Friday 19 September 2014
WANdisco, the Sheffield-based firm that specialises in big data products for businesses, saw its shares tumble 5.1 per cent yesterday after reporting its losses had more than doubled during the first half of the year.
Friday 19 September 2014
AMAZON ramped up its push into hardware yesterday, with the debut of six new or upgraded mobile devices, including a high-end £169 e-reader called the Kindle Voyage and its cheapest-ever six-inch touch-screen Fire tablet starting at just £79.
Joe Loggia
Friday 19 September 2014
Events and information giant UBM yesterday confirmed it is in takeover talks with US trade show organiser Advanstar, in a deal that might be worth up to $900m (£549m).  
Friday 19 September 2014
BUDGET airline EasyJet yesterday said it would hike its dividend. However, its founder slammed a decision to go ahead with a large aircraft order.
Friday 19 September 2014
THE SQUEEZE on investment banks from red tape is not over and banks must keep cutting costs over the coming years, Standard and Poor’s predicted yesterday.
Rodney Cook
Friday 19 September 2014
In February this year, crisis management experts visited Just Retirement’s Surrey head office to give senior executives a crash course in coping with the unexpected.
Friday 19 September 2014
London Dungeon owner Merlin Entertainments is planning to roll-out the spine-tingling attraction across the US after the success of its first US Dungeon in San Francisco.
Friday 19 September 2014
French Connection shares fell almost 14 per cent yesterday as the retailer struck a cautious note over the crucial Christmas period ahead, even as losses narrowed in the in the first half of the year.
Friday 19 September 2014
INVESTORS are too confident that a prolonged period of market stab­ili­ty will continue, and could be hit hard when volatility returns, the Financial Stability Board warned yesterday.
Friday 19 September 2014
GAME Digital’s US hedge fund owner Elliott Advisors has pocketed £58.5m after selling a chunk of its stake in the video games retailer, dragging shares down yesterday.
Friday 19 September 2014
DISCOUNT greeting card shop Card Factory reported its half-year results yesterday, showing underlying profits that grew 9.3 per cent, but an overall £7.9m loss due to the costs of its initial public offering (IPO) in May.
Friday 19 September 2014
EUROPE’S banks borrowed less than expected from the European Central Bank (ECB) yesterday, scotching boss Mario Draghi’s hopes that the offer of funds would help boost lending and so aid the economy.
Friday 19 September 2014
THE UK recovery received a fresh boost from confident consumers splashing out in August, official figures showed yesterday.
Friday 19 September 2014
London rents hit a record high of £1,161 on average last month, acc­ord­ing to figures out today from LSL Property Services.
Friday 19 September 2014
NEWS CORP, publisher of The Sun, The Times and The Wall Street Journal, has attacked Google’s European dominance, labelling the search giant’s offering a “platform of piracy”.
Friday 19 September 2014
PHARMACEUTICALS and chemicals conglomerate Bayer AG announced yesterday it planned to float its plastics division, in a potentially huge IPO that could be worth €10bn (£7.9bn).
Friday 19 September 2014
BRITISH electronics parts distrib­utor Premier Farnell saw its profits and revenues fall in the first half of the year, but said it was upbeat about hitting full-year targets.
Friday 19 September 2014
KIER Group revealed yesterday its revenues rose by £1bn in 2014, to £3bn from £2bn last year, as it also announced a new finance director.
Friday 19 September 2014
PETRA Diamonds shareholders’ eyes may have sparkled with delight at news the FTSE 250 listed mining company is considering paying its first dividend sooner than planned.
Friday 19 September 2014
Barbican Centre Trust
Friday 19 September 2014
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Friday 19 September 2014
LONDON traders yesterday set aside concerns over the Scottish referen­d­um result and reacted positively to European Central Bank moves to strengthen Eurozone lenders.
Friday 19 September 2014
US SHARES rose yesterday, a day after the Federal Reserve kept intact its pledge to keep interest rates low, providing a backstop for investors that helped lift both the Dow and S&P to record highs.
Twitter's #indyref map
Friday 19 September 2014
Well, the votes are in and an army of people will now spend the night counting. Twitter, though, may have an early indication of which way the vote went.
Jack Ma
Thursday 18 September 2014
Alibaba has priced its initial public offering at $68 per share - the top end of its price range.
Larry Ellison
Thursday 18 September 2014
Lary Ellison will step down as chief executive of Oracle, the software company announced today.
Aberdeen street with Yes flag
Thursday 18 September 2014
Aberdeen is due to announce the result of the Scottish independence referendum vote in the early hours of Friday morning.

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