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- Woodford sells HSBC over fine fears
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:25:34 GMT
One of the UK's most high-profile fund managers, Neil Woodford, says he decided to sell his holding in HSBC because he is worried about "fine inflation".
- Airport expansion 'critical' for UK
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:45:58 GMT
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
- UK manufacturing 'at 14-month low'
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:19:02 GMT
Activity in the UK's manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 14 months in August, a survey finds, while a separate study also suggests a slowdown.
- Euro manufacturing at 13-month low
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:06:04 GMT
Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.
- VIDEO: Lewis takes over as boss of Tesco
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:48:16 GMT
Dave Lewis is taking over as chief executive of Tesco a month earlier than planned. Retail analyst Steve Dresser considers what he needs to do for the company.
- Ashya parents in extradition hearing
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:45:27 GMT
The parents of a five-year-old boy who was taken from hospital against medical advice arrive at Spain's High Court for an extradition hearing.
- Conservative MP Kelly to stand down
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:41:11 GMT
Conservative MP for Dudley South Chris Kelly announces he will stand down at the 2015 general election after one term.
- 130 child migrants sent to Australia
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:40:07 GMT
One hundred and thirty children from Northern Ireland, some as young as five, were sent to Australia as child migrants between 1922 and 1995, an inquiry hears.