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BBC Business News
- Most UK profit warnings since 2008
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:03:57 GMT
Profit warnings by UK-listed firms rise to the their highest summer level for six years, according to forecaster EY.
- 'Record number' of low-paid Britons
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:00:43 GMT
A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.
- Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:05:03 GMT
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.
- Card firms 'fail' on rights advice
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:26:57 GMT
Many financial providers are failing to properly explain the protection shoppers have when something goes wrong with a credit card purchase, consumer group Which? suggests.
- Tunisia votes in historic election
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:13:53 GMT
Tunisia is voting in the first election to be held under its new constitution, which was passed this year following an uprising in 2011.
- Merkel 'kills the deal' and the GP cash bonanza
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:35:40 GMT
A mixed group of stories in Sunday's papers, including Angela Merkel's defence of existing EU migration rules, and the doctors who can earn £3,000 per weekend.
- School absence guidelines issued
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:05:29 GMT
New guidelines for head teachers in England on the situations in which pupils can be given time off during term time have been drawn up.
- Ukraine votes in snap elections
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:04:38 GMT
Ukrainian voters are going to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.