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A group of MPs has condemned the way some benefit claimants have their payments stopped - known as sanctions - and has demanded an enquiry.
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A pensions company announces plans to create 450 jobs in Cheshire.
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Soft drinks firm AG Barr has reported a healthy rise in annual profits, helped by a strong performance from its Strathmore water brand.
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House prices fell by 0.2% between December and January, according to the ONS, the first monthly fall since March last year.
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Business output in the eurozone grew at its fastest rate in nearly four years in March, a closely watched survey suggests.
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The UK's inflation rate fell to 0% in February, the lowest since records began, official figures show.
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Solar power could provide up to 4% of the UK's electricity by the end of the decade, the government has said.
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Motorists with diesel vehicles are being 'taken for a ride' by retailers charging too much, the RAC has claimed.
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After closing at a record high on Monday, the FTSE 100 continues to rise, helped by encouraging economic data from the eurozone.
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Bank regulators in the United States have criticised two UK banks for failing to make adequate provisions in the event of their collapse.
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Tesco is facing potential legal action from UK institutional shareholders following its accounting scandal.
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BBC's Newsbeat meets two first-time buyers who have teamed up in a bid to beat the housing crisis.
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Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) says "strong" store and online expansion led to improved sales and profits in the first quarter.
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Solar energy could provide up to 4% of the UK's electricity by the end of the decade, the government forecasts.
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Labour's general election manifesto will contain a pledge not to raise VAT, shadow chancellor Ed Balls will say.
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Scientists report a new species of giant amphibian after digging up multiple fossils from an ancient, dried-up lake where hundreds of the beasts probably died.
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Former senior tax official Dave Hartnett expresses "surprise" that just one person was prosecuted in the UK over alleged tax evasion by clients of HSBC's Swiss arm.
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Scientists in central Australia discover what they say is a 400km-wide underground asteroid crater - the largest impact area ever found.
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Ministers name 48 firms they say have repeatedly failed to pay their workers the national minimum wage.
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The tech firms offering cheaper cross-border money transfers
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Japan's economic slowdown is making its latest generation of pessimistic jobseekers even more cautious about working abroad, reports Mariko Oi.
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The capability of the latest intelligent robots is forcing us to address how far we want these machines integrated into our lives and the sort of "human" relationship we'll have with them.
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David Shukman looks at work being done at the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, as the government pushes for more investment and co-operation in the field.
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Will an education overhaul revive the country's depressed economy?
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Taking money out of Europe's research budget for a special economic stimulus plan will end up boosting science, claims Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas.
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