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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.
Monday 24 November 2014
More than $2.5 trillion (£1.6 trillion) worth of mergers and acquisition (M&A) deals have been announced so far this year.
Monday 24 November 2014
New York has beaten London in the race to be named the world’s leading financial centre.
Monday 24 November 2014
London is leading the pack in the UK’s broad-based economic recovery, new figures show.
Monday 24 November 2014
London house price growth is continuing to fall below the national average, new data shows today. House prices grew by 1.2 per cent nationally from September to October, according to figures released by estate agents Haart.
Monday 24 November 2014
Consumer confidence in the UK has bounced back in October, a major UK bank has said. Lloyds Bank’s confidence index climbed five points in October to 151 points, according to figures released by the bank today.
Monday 24 November 2014
Global business confidence has slumped to a five-year low due to slow growth in Europe, Japan, and key emerging markets.
Monday 24 November 2014
Internet providers will be forced to store details of the devices on their network and the content they access online in a push to improve national security, under new laws to be introduced by Home Secretary Theresa May.
Monday 24 November 2014
A trade group comprised of a dozen British telecoms firms, including Sky, Vodafone and TalkTalk, yesterday labelled BT’s control of national infrastructure a “monopoly position” that blocked competition and restricted innovation.
Monday 24 November 2014
Terra Firma has hired Blackstone Group to look into “a number of financial and strategic matters” at its Four Seasons Health Care business, a source close to the company told City A.M. last night.
Monday 24 November 2014
A number of Europe’s largest private equity firms are drawing up bids for Braun, amid speculation that parent company Procter & Gamble is looking to sell the German consumer goods brand.
Monday 24 November 2014
  A wine map of London, revealing drinkers’ favourite tipple, shows a “river of red wine” flowing along London’s Central Line, according to Naked Wines.  
Monday 24 November 2014
Betfred founder Fred Done is to become the chairman of a fast-growing challenger bank, CardOne Banking. Done started the BetFred chain – Britain’s biggest independent bookmaker – with his brother Peter in 1967.
Monday 24 November 2014
The financial industry encourages dishonest behaviour – but the individuals themselves are not inclined to lie – according to a new study of investment managers and traders.
Monday 24 November 2014
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Monday 24 November 2014
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Monday 24 November 2014
THIS week will see a flurry of announcements regarding bank lending. The Bank of England on Thursday will publish the figures for its Funding for Lending scheme, followed by the latest data on the Help-to-Buy scheme the following day.
Monday 24 November 2014
US investors head into the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday thankful for the market’s recent strength, which puts major indeces on track for another year of double-digit gains.
Ken Clarke
Sunday 23 November 2014
Ken Clarke, the famously pro-Europe Conservative MP, has said banning EU migrants from receiving benefits would be playing into Ukip’s hands.
Lewis Hamilton
Sunday 23 November 2014
Lewis Hamilton has won the Formula One World Championship in Abu Dhabi as Nico Rosberg, his only rival for the title, was beaten from the first corner.
Robots
Sunday 23 November 2014
Strange, semi-human, and capable of tapping into our fear of the unknown, robots have sent shivers down our spines for decades – long before the Terminator was sent to Earth or the daleks even contemplated exterminating Dr Who.
Iran talks
Sunday 23 November 2014
Tomorrow is the deadline for an agreement between Iran and western nations over Iran's controversial nuclear enrichment program, but a deal looks unlikely.  
Private school
Sunday 23 November 2014
The cost of private education has become so high that it is no longer an option for the majority of people in the UK, with teachers, doctors and lawyers among those no longer able to afford the fees, according to the headmaster at a top London s
Charing Cross fire
Sunday 23 November 2014
Charing Cross station has reopened after a fire on one of the trains led to a temporary closure.  
David Cameron
Sunday 23 November 2014
David Cameron will announce plans to ban benefits for some EU migrants this week, as he takes a tougher stance on Europe and tries to ward off the political threat posed by the UK Independence Party (Ukip).   
Quindell
Sunday 23 November 2014
Quindell may try to sell some of its peripheral businesses following the resignation of founder Rob Terry, according to The Telegraph.
Saturday 22 November 2014
Editor of the Sunday Herald Richard Walker has unveiled the details of the first Scottish daily newspaper to back independence to a crowd of 12,000 SNP supporters in Glasgow.
Saturday 22 November 2014
Police forces in England are reporting that the 101 non-emergency phone line is down thanks to system faults.
Saturday 22 November 2014
Veteran Labour MP and former cabinet minister Tessa Jowell has thrown her hat in the ring for the race to succeed Boris Johnson as London Mayor in 2016.
Saturday 22 November 2014
Barely 24 hours after being sworn in as Ukip's second elected MP Marke Reckless is as already criticising his party leader Nigel Farage.
Saturday 22 November 2014
Embattled Labour leader Ed Miliband has come out fighting to persuade the nation Labour is still the party of Britain's working class.
Google
Saturday 22 November 2014
The world's biggest search engine could soon find its European operations under threat from the EU parliament thanks to antitrust regulations.
Turkey
Friday 21 November 2014
1. Ukip got its second member of parliament. Mark Reckless retook the seat he'd held as a Conservative.
Triumphant trader
Friday 21 November 2014
Times are good in the US. The S&P 500 kicked the morning off by leaping 0.8 per cent to 2,068.86 - its biggest intra-day climb ever.
Fat cat banker
Friday 21 November 2014
The financial industry encourages dishonest behaviour – but the individuals are not themselves inclined to lie – according to a new study of investment managers and traders.   
Green party
Friday 21 November 2014
While much of today's media coverage has been focused on Ukip's victory in the Rochester and Strood by-election the "peoples army" are not the only ones on the march.
RBS
Friday 21 November 2014
Royal Bank of Scotland's share price dropped sharply this aftenoon after it was forced to admit it is less able to withstand financial stress than originally stated, revising its figure down to just above the lowest cut off point. 
Lidl Oyster
Friday 21 November 2014
In a year dominated by the rise of the discount grocer, it's perhaps no surprise that Lidl and Aldi will be pulling out all the stops to bring consumers a bit of low-cost luxury. 
Aldi
Friday 21 November 2014
Aldi is restructuring its top team in the UK and Ireland, with Matthew Barnes taking over as chief executive from April next year.   
Friday 21 November 2014
The Swiss private banking arm of HSBC has been put under investigation in France. French magistrates are looking into whether the bank helped some of it clients avoid making tax payments in 2006 and 2007.
Flag outside ECB headquarters
Friday 21 November 2014
The European Central Bank (ECB) has kicked off its programme to buy asset-backed securities in an effort to stimulate the region's flagging economy.
Friday 21 November 2014
The debate over Scotland's future in the United Kingdom is about to become even more intense with the launch of the first Scottish daily newspaper to back independence.

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