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Hostage's wife makes new plea to IS
Aid worker Alan Henning was captured by Islamic militants last year

Hostage's wife makes new plea to IS

The wife of a British hostage has issued a renewed plea for Islamic State to release her husband.

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Irish Apple tax rebates 'illegal'

Irish Apple tax rebates 'illegal'

The European Union's competition watchdog says tax rebates that Ireland granted iPhone maker Apple appear to amount to illegal state aid and may have to be recouped.

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Economy 'bigger than early 2008'

Economy 'bigger than early 2008'

The UK economy is now 2.7% bigger than at its pre-recession peak and also grew more strongly in the second quarter of the year than thought, official figures showed.

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