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Ticket prices outstrip cost of living

Tue, 2014-10-14 19:01
The BBC Price of Football study finds some ticket prices in English football rising at almost twice the rate of the cost of living.

Tony Blair: Fight war of ideas against extremism

Tue, 2014-10-14 19:01
Fighting the ideas that fuel extremism

Is Amazon a failure of capitalism?

Tue, 2014-10-14 18:40
Is Amazon a failure of capitalism?

US stocks rebound in early trade

Tue, 2014-10-14 16:54
Stocks on Wall Street make a positive start to the day, raising hopes that they can snap out of their recent losing streak.

Intel profits up on better PC market

Tue, 2014-10-14 16:40
Chip-maker Intel says profit for the third quarter rose as demand for personal computers recovered.

Irish clampdown on tax avoidance will be followed by the UK

Tue, 2014-10-14 13:17
Abolition of the "Double Irish" is the start of global action

Germany cuts growth forecasts

Tue, 2014-10-14 12:11
The German government sharply cuts its economic growth forecast for this year and next, citing "external" factors for the revision.

'Double Irish' tax scheme set to end

Tue, 2014-10-14 11:09
The Republic of Ireland's Irish finance minister announces he is abolishing the controversial "Double Irish" tax structure that exploited international differences in tax rules.

Oil prices slide on IEA report

Tue, 2014-10-14 10:56
Global oil prices fall further after the International Energy Agency reports higher output and cuts its forecast for growth in demand.

JP Morgan posts profit of $5.6bn

Tue, 2014-10-14 10:20
US banking giant JP Morgan Chase reports a $5.6bn profit for the three months to 30 September, while rival Citigroup makes $3.4bn.

UK inflation rate at five-year low

Tue, 2014-10-14 09:45
UK inflation fell to a five-year low of 1.2% in September from 1.5% the month before, official figures show, making an interest rate rise less likely.

Three more Tesco bosses suspended

Tue, 2014-10-14 07:30
Tesco asks three more executives to leave as the fall-out continues from the supermarket giant's £250m profit guidance overstatement.

Burberry upbeat despite tough trading

Tue, 2014-10-14 07:10
UK fashion house Burberry reports a 7% rise in half-year revenues despite what it describes as a "difficult external environment".

Asian shares mixed after US fall

Tue, 2014-10-14 06:54
Asian shares have a mixed day following a sell-off on Wall Street as investors worry about how weak global growth will affect companies' earnings.

Mulberry in new profit warning

Tue, 2014-10-14 06:32
Luxury handbag maker Mulberry sees shares dive after it tells investors full-year profits will be "significantly" below expectations.

Regulators eye 'shadow' banking

Tue, 2014-10-14 06:20
Global regulators have launched a crackdown aimed at cutting risk in "shadow" banking - borrowing and lending which occurs outside the regulated banking sector.

India inflation rate at five-year low

Tue, 2014-10-14 05:51
India's inflation rate falls to a five-year low in September because of lower food and fuel prices.

A perverse shadow-banking fix?

Tue, 2014-10-14 03:42
Is the world's top regulator is taking on shadow banking?

Google: Amazon is biggest rival

Tue, 2014-10-14 02:59
Google chairman Eric Schmidt says the firm's biggest rival in the search space is e-commerce giant Amazon.

India's DLF shares fall after ban

Tue, 2014-10-14 02:51
Indian property developer DLF's shares fall to a record low after the financial market regulator bans it from capital markets for allegedly defrauding investors.