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Friday, Nov 17

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Italy braced for €1bn hit to economy due to World Cup failure

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Former president of Italy's National Olympic Committee says the Azzurri's absence at next summer's event would be keenly felt in many parts of the Italian society.

Nissan executives taking pay cuts over 'bogus' vehicle inspections

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Executives of the Japanese automaker are returning a part of their salaries to show remorse over illegal vehicle inspections.

12

India PM Narendra Modi's star undimmed despite demonetisation debacle

Poll suggests Modi is more popular than ever, with seven out of 10 Indians saying they hold a "very favourable" view of the prime minister.

11

Carillion shares plunge 60% after third profit warning in 12 months

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Carillion issued a profit warning last July when it saw its market cap plunge from £1bn to just over £250m.

08

Brexit, North Korea and US hurricanes dampen corporate marketing budgets

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Three years of growth have come to a stuttering halt as events in 2017 dented the confidence of marketing bosses.

Cutting-edge tech in UK manufacturing 'could deliver £102bn benefit'

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Barclays predicts adoption of new technologies like AI would lead to the creation of 101,000 jobs in the manufacturing sector over the next decade.

Thursday, Nov 16

19

Siemens to cut thousands of jobs worldwide but UK workforce could be spared

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German industrial conglomerate says it's moving focus away from fossil fuels division.

17

General Motors recalls thousands of trucks to fix potential fire risk

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US automaker in global recall following concerns over fuel tanks fitted in the vehicles.

13

Fired before being hired? GKN ditches incoming CEO just months before he was due to start

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Engineering firm says its designated boss whose appointment was announced in September won't get the job anymore.

12

Just Eat's £200m takeover of Hungryhouse cleared by competition regulator

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The Competition and Markets Authority ruled after an in-depth investigation that the merger did not pose competition concerns.

UK retail sales post first annual decline since 2013

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UK retail sales fall 0.3% year-on-year in October, recording the first decline since 2013 as weakness lingers on.

11

Bank of England will do 'whatever it can' to support UK during Brexit talks vows Mark Carney

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BoE Governor insists Brexit has turned Britain's economy from one of the best into one of the worst in the G7.

09

Italy's stagnation maybe over but it's staring at a painfully long road to recovery

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Low rise in labour productivity suggests the Italian economy's catch-up is likely to take a long time.

Wednesday, Nov 15

17

UK supreme court backs introduction of minimum pricing for alcoholic drinks

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Scottish government had put proposals forward five years but has faced a lengthy legal challenge ever since.

16

Mega order for small planes: Airbus has few takers for super-jumbo but inks major A320 deal

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Aircraft maker finds no buyers for the A380, but its smaller planes and that of rivals dominate Dubai Air Show.

14

HSBC parts with €300m to settle French tax avoidance probe

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HSBC's Swiss private banking unit alleged to have helped wealthy clients avoid taxes by French prosecutors.

13

Philip Hammond urged to provide above-inflation pay rise to NHS staff

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Think tank says annual cost of raising public sector pay in line with consumer price inflation would be £3.3bn by 2019/20.

11

UK unemployment rate holds at historic low but number in work falls for the first time since 2016

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Concerns labour market might be cooling down after number of people in work records biggest drop since June 2015.

Deliveroo given right to not pay its riders minimum wage after landmark ruling

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Central Arbitration Committee rules Deliveroo riders are self-employed contractors, who can't be given workers' rights.

09

Consumer safety group unveils world's 'worst toys' list

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Fidget spinners, Wonder Woman swords and Spider-Man drones among toys with "inadequate" safety standards claims non-profit outfit.

08

Revealed: Eight email mistakes which are bugging your colleagues

Industry study reveals the things you should never do in a work email.

Tuesday, Nov 14

13

Bank of England reveals deadline day for swapping old £10 notes

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Old £10 paper banknote featuring Charles Darwin will be officially withdrawn from circulation on 1 March next year.

11

UK inflation holds steady at highest level in over five years

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Inflation holds steady at a five-year high of 3% in October, but food prices grow a fastest pace since 2014.

Tesco's £3.7bn takeover of Booker gets green light from regulator

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Watchdog rules deal to purchase supplier of 5,000 shops in the UK will not result in higher prices or reduced service.

09

Global public support for green energy witnessing 'massive' rise

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Worldwide attitudes survey finds clear trends in favour of sustainability and renewable power generation.

08

UK workers facing 'lowest salary increase in Europe' in 2018

The average British worker is in line to receive a 0.2% real salary increase next year, equating to a pay rise of around £4.40 per month before tax.

Over a third of UK workers are unhappy in their current jobs

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New survey finds hordes of workers looking for new jobs as Christmas approaches.

Monday, Nov 13

16

Tycoon Jim Ratcliffe's outfit Ineos to buy Lausanne Football Club

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Petrochemicals firm set to add a football club to its cacophonic asset sheet.

13

House sellers move to slash asking prices in 'challenging' market

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Some 37% of properties on the Rightmove website had reduced prices compared to when they were first listed.

11

High street shops close at the slowest rate since 2010 but sales decline

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Data published from the BRC shows footfall declined 2% year-on-year in October, the biggest drop since June 2016.