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Wednesday, Sep 20

14

Ryanair pilots shun offer of £10,000 bonus to work on their days off

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Irish budget airline has asked pilots to cancel leave as it battles with chaos over cancelled flights.

11

Britons' spending splurge resumes as retail sales grow at fastest rate since April

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Retail sales rise 1% month-on-month in August, defying expectations of stagnant growth.

You can now bid as little as £5 to travel first class from London to Edinburgh, York and Leeds

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Passengers on standard Virgin Trains could ride in spacious leather seats with free Wi-Fi, food and drink.

Tata Steel, ThyssenKrupp sign deal to form Europe's second-largest steelmaker

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Proposed merger expected to result in 4,000 job losses, evenly shared by both firms.

08

Employer confidence in UK economy slumps to lowest level since Brexit vote

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A third of employers polled by REC expect economic conditions to worsen.

Tuesday, Sep 19

14

Ryanair offer £10,000 bonus to pilots who choose to give up leave amid strikes threat

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Irish budget airline has asked pilots to work on some days off to avoid cancelling further flights.

12

Decline in migration post-Brexit could lead to higher wages, claims Mark Carney

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Bank of England governor says drop in migration could lead to a short-lived spike in inflation and higher wages.

11

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy as it buckles under $5bn worth of debt

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Toy giant says only its operations in the US and Canada will be affected by the decision.

10

UK could lose 10,000 finance jobs due to Brexit, survey suggests

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Nearly half of 123 companies polled by Reuters expect to restructure their businesses because of Brexit.

Britons turn to supermarkets' own-label groceries to save money amid rising prices

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Consumer spending on grocery products rose 3.5% year-on-year during 12 weeks to 9 September.

Monday, Sep 18

18

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary admits the airline has 'messed up' over cancelled flights fiasco

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Europe's largest carrier will cancel between 40 and 50 flights a day over the next six weeks.

17

Paddy Power apologise for offering odds on late Ugo Ehiogu becoming Birmingham manager

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Bookmaker said odds on Ehiogu, who died earlier this year, were offered by mistake.

14

Black and Asian workers 'earn 13% less' at PwC

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The professional services firm also reveals a gender pay gap of 14% in year to June period.

13

Ryanair refuses to publish full list of cancelled flights

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Irish airline said over the weekend that it will cancel up to 50 flights a day over the next six weeks.

'The scariest things we've ever sold': Poundland launches Trump-themed attire for Halloween

We're gonna Make Halloween Scary Again folks and I truly believe that, what a holiday.

11

London house prices record biggest slump in a decade in September

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Drop in house prices in London drags average prices across Britain down 1.2% in September.

08

UK rents rise at fastest rate in nearly a year

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Homelet rental index reveals rents rose 2.4% from a year earlier in August.

Friday, Sep 15

17

Pound surges to highest level since Brexit vote as rates rise looms large

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Sterling climbs above $1.36 after BoE policymaker suggests rate rise could happen in November.

13

Watchdog decision to not publish RBS mistreatment report criticised

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The FCA's report on Royal Bank of Scotland's restructuring unit was leaked to the BBC last month.

11

EU bosses should take a 'wise-up pill' over Brexit says Wetherspoon boss

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Tim Martin warns pub operator could have to switch to suppliers from outside the EU in the future.

10

UK and EU business chiefs call for three-year Brexit transition

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An open letter by the CBI calls for key issues to be clarified before the end of 2017.

Thursday, Sep 14

16

Pound hits one-year high against US dollar after Bank of England paves way for November rate hike

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BoE votes 7-2 in favour of keeping interest rates unchanged but signals monetary policy could soon be tightened.

14

Super Thursday: Bank of England holds steady on interest rates

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UK central bank maintains asset purchase programme at £435bn and holds interest rates at 0.25%.

13

Fox-Sky takeover bid to come under watchdog review

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Competition and Markets Authority will investigate £11.7bn deal, government confirms.

11

John Lewis sees profits more than halve as restructuring costs bite

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Pre-tax profits slump 53% to £26.6m during six months to 29 July.

London house prices fall at fastest pace since 2008 as slowdown continues

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RICS survey shows steady growth in most regions, but London and the South East suffer slowdown.

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New polymer £10 note featuring Jane Austen enters circulation

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New note will be available at a handful of ATM locations across the country on 14 September.

Wednesday, Sep 13

15

EasyJet unveils plan to connect with other airlines for long-haul flights

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EasyJet's passengers will now be able to book a single ticket for flights to North America and the Far East.

12

Halfords names Dixons Carphone's Graham Stapleton as new CEO

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Honeybee chief executive Stapleton will begin work at Halfords in mid-January.

11

UK unemployment rate hits historic low but wage growth remains subdued

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Real weekly wages fell by 0.4%, both including and excluding bonuses, compared with a year earlier.