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US stocks close nearly flat after a wild week

US stocks close nearly flat after a wild...

US stocks have ended the day little changed at the end of a volatile week.

Murdoch company executives could face corporate charges over phone hacking

Murdoch company executives could face...

Top executives at Rupert Murdoch's publishing company could face corporate criminal charges over phone hacking, it has emerged.

Women 'earn £1,111 more than men' in their 20s

Women 'earn £1,111 more than...

The gender pay gap has been reversed for women in their 20s but female salaries remain overtaken by men in later life.

Warning as over-65s eye riskier P2P investments

Warning as over-65s eye riskier P2P...

More than 700,000 pensioners are considering trying their hand at peer-to-peer (P2P) lending despite the fact that their funds could be at risk, a survey has found.

Three in four Britons 'planning a UK holiday this year'

Three in four Britons 'planning a UK holiday this...

More than three quarters of people are planning a holiday within the UK this year, a new study has shown.
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Britain's economic growth confirmed at 0.7%

Britain's economic growth confirmed at 0.7%

UK economic growth during the second quarter of the year was unchanged at 0.7%, official figures have confirmed.
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888 'best-placed for tie-up with bwin' amid rival bid signs

888 'best-placed for tie-up with bwin' amid rival bid...

Takeover suitor 888 Holdings today insisted it was best placed to seal a tie-up with FoxyBingo owner bwin.party amid signs it could be jilted at the altar in favour of a rival £1 billion proposal.
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Profits up at Frankie & Benny's owner but sales growth slows over summer

Profits up at Frankie & Benny's owner but sales growth...

Frankie & Benny's owner The Restaurant Group posted a rise in profits after a strong first half today but said sales growth had slowed down in the last couple of months compared to a bumper summer period last year.
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Stansted airport luggage scanner staff to strike on Bank Holiday Monday

Stansted airport luggage scanner staff to strike on Bank...

Workers who operate the security scanners for luggage at Stansted airport are to stage a strike on Bank Holiday Monday in a row over pay.
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Profits surge expected at pub landlord Punch

Profits surge expected at pub landlord Punch

Pub landlord Punch is expected to toast surging profits next week while transport operator Go-Ahead and convenience store group McColl's are also in focus as they post latest figures.
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