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eBay to split off PayPal business (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:00:52 GMT)
E-commerce site eBay is planning to split off its payments system PayPal into a separate company next year.

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:46:32 GMT)
Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system will be called Windows 10, and that it will reintroduce the Start Menu.

Virgin asks for football TV inquiry (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:08:24 GMT)
Virgin Media asks Ofcom to investigate the way that the Premier League sells its TV rights, saying the present system is causing "significant consumer harm".

Wonga sees profits more than halve (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:52:24 GMT)
Annual profits at payday lender Wonga have fallen by more than half, the company announces.

EU to keep Russia sanctions in place (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:36:46 GMT)
The EU decides to keep sanctions on Russia in place, judging that Ukraine's peace deal is not fully effective.

Ireland gave 'state aid' to Apple (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:50:26 GMT)
The European Commission publishes a letter it sent to Ireland accusing the country of giving Apple illegal state aid through special tax arrangements.

UK second quarter growth revised up (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:27:10 GMT)
UK economic growth has been revised up to 0.9% for the second quarter of the year by the Office for National Statistics.

London Market Report (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:29:53 GMT)
The FTSE 100 slips, with shares in Next the biggest faller after it warns that the warm weather has hit sales.

L'Oreal halts travel to Hong Kong (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:23:30 GMT)
French cosmetics giant L'Oreal bans its staff from travelling to Hong Kong until 6 October in response to the growing unrest in the city's streets.

Annual house price growth 'slows' (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:56:59 GMT)
The annual pace of house price growth slowed to 9.4% in September in England and Wales, according to the Nationwide.

Warm weather hits sales at Next (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:11:26 GMT)
Next says the recent warm weather has slowed sales growth and adds it might have to cut its profit forecast if the warm spell continues.

Supermarkets launch petrol price cut (Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:07:46 GMT)
Three major UK supermarkets are to cut the prices of petrol and diesel by up to 5p, starting on Tuesday.

Recalculation boosts Kenyan economy (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:32:29 GMT)
Kenya's economy is believed to be 25% larger than previously estimated following a change in the way its size is calculated.

Eurozone inflation near five-year low (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:11:24 GMT)
Eurozone inflation slipped again in September, with prices rising at their slowest rate in nearly five years.

Argentina 'in contempt' of US court (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:27:51 GMT)
A US judge rules that Argentina is in contempt of court for refusing to obey an order to repay the debt it owes to two US hedge funds.

Netflix to release full-length film (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:51:24 GMT)
The video streaming site Netflix will release its first feature-length film in 2015, after striking a deal with the Weinstein Company.

Sainsbury's 'spend more' poster gaffe (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:08:11 GMT)
A poster encouraging Sainsbury's staff to get customers to spend more is put up in a store window by mistake.

Trump 'may sue' over Fred West tweet (Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:47:25 GMT)
Billionaire Donald Trump says he "may sue" the Twitter user who tricked him into retweeting an image of British serial killers Fred and Rose West.

Osborne proposes new benefits freeze (Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:38:19 GMT)
A future Conservative government would freeze benefits paid to people of working age for two years, Chancellor George Osborne tells the Conservative Party conference.

UK consumers face 'lost decade' (Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:55:27 GMT)
British consumers face another three years of squeezed spending as wage growth remains sluggish, an influential report suggests.

Tory welfare cap to fund youth jobs (Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:54:37 GMT)
The Tories would cap benefits further to fund three million apprenticeships if they win the general election, says David Cameron.

UK manufacturers 'want to stay in EU' (Sun, 28 Sep 2014 23:51:48 GMT)
UK manufacturers are overwhelmingly in favour of the country remaining a part of the European Union, a survey suggests.

House prices 'accelerated' in August (Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:01:51 GMT)
Annual house price growth accelerated to 8.4% in England and Wales in August - the highest rate of increase for nearly seven years, figures show.

EU and Canada detail trade deal (Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:30:35 GMT)
EU and Canadian leaders have announced a trade agreement, but it could still come unstuck.

The woes of Rio's small retailers (Wed, 24 Sep 2014 23:06:37 GMT)
Independent shop owners in Rio de Janeiro are complaining about higher rents and crime rates, and less customers, forcing many to close, reports Donna Bowater.

Setting up business with a stranger (Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:00:05 GMT)
Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow, the co-founders of tonic water business Fever-Tree, decided to set up together upon meeting for the very first time.

Delhi marriage detective in high demand (Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:06:21 GMT)
Taralika Lahiri runs a private detective agency in Delhi that specialises in matrimonial cases and says her business is thriving.

Ryder Cup '£40m of free advertising' (Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:47:53 GMT)
Hosting golf's Ryder Cup was a £40m free advert underlining Scotland's status as the "home of golf", tourism bosses say.

Liverpool under FFP investigation (Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:38:43 GMT)
Liverpool are one of seven European clubs being investigated by Uefa for possible breaches of Financial Fair Play rules.

World Cup fever boosts Nike profit (Fri, 26 Sep 2014 02:03:31 GMT)
The US sportswear firm Nike sees a 23% jump in quarterly profit thanks in part to football fever from this year's World Cup.

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