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FTSE 100 lower despite RSA Insurance boost

BBC Business News - 33 min 45 sec ago
RSA is the biggest riser on the FTSE, but British Gas owner Centrica weighs on the market.
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First Trust to close half its Northern Ireland branches

BBC Business News - 43 min 21 sec ago
Up to 130 jobs are at risk as the bank announces half its NI branches will close within months.
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Barclays full-year profits almost treble to £3.2bn

BBC Business News - 59 min 27 sec ago
"Strong progress" in restructuring helps the bank to report profits of £3.2bn.
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British Gas says competition has hit profits

BBC Business News - 1 hour 9 min ago
The UK's largest energy supplier says there is no need for further intervention in the market.
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Australia Post chief resigns despite bumper profits

BBC Business News - 5 hours 44 min ago
Ahmed Fahour's decision comes after widespread criticism that his pay was 10 times what the PM earned.
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How many dumplings can one food truck sell?

BBC Business News - 7 hours 27 min ago
Does running a food truck in Hong Kong make financial sense - and is the food good value for customers?
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Qantas profits buffeted by competition headwinds

BBC Business News - 7 hours 35 min ago
Shares in the Australian airline jump 5% despite posting lower half-year profits.
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Carlos Ghosn refocuses Nissan role

BBC Business News - 7 hours 46 min ago
'Time is right' to step away from running Nissan to focus on Renault and Mitsubishi alliances.
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Doing the legwork

BBC Business News - 8 hours 23 min ago
A growing number of people are using running clubs and events as business networking opportunities.
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Steel firm unlocked disabled woman's potential

BBC Business News - 8 hours 52 min ago
A young disabled woman discusses how she overcame barriers to find a fulfilling job in South Africa.
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Branching out to grow Christmas trees, despite my accident

BBC Business News - 8 hours 53 min ago
Forester Clive Collins was determined to keep working after breaking his back, following his dream to run a Christmas tree farm.
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The ex-trader turning disabilities into profits

BBC Business News - 8 hours 56 min ago
Why a former trader left Wall Street to target an overlooked market worth trillions globally.
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'I'm just as glamorous as them'

BBC Business News - 8 hours 57 min ago
Hulya Arif is one of a number of disabled women breaking into the beauty business.
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'Magical thinking' on Heathrow expansion

BBC Business News - 9 hours 4 min ago
A third runway at Heathrow can only be justified if it does not breach climate change laws, MPs say.
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Federal Reserve may raise US rates 'fairly soon'

BBC Business News - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 23:25
The US central bank suggests the strength of the economy may prompt an increase as soon as March.
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Sajid Javid: Budget help for firms hit by rates rise

BBC Business News - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 21:42
The government says it will make system "fairer" for businesses facing the steepest increases.
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Unilever review bolsters FTSE 100

BBC Business News - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 18:45
Unilever is top gainer on the London market after announcing a far-reaching review.
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Owners told not to use dangerous tumble dryers after all

BBC Business News - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 18:02
Owners of potentially lethal tumble dryers are given revised guidance by manufacturer Whirlpool.
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Self-driving cars must be covered by insurance, says UK bill

BBC Business News - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 17:26
The UK proposes that insurance companies have to cover all accidents involving self-driving cars.
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Gig economy chiefs defend business model

BBC Business News - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 17:21
Bosses from Uber, and Deliveroo say offering more employment rights would harm them.
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