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Head of the IMF insists allegations are 'without basis' and is set to appeal

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RBS is under the spotlight again
City watchdog said only two of the 164 sales it reviewed met industry standards
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Michael O'Leary displays the new Ryanair smart phone App
Chief Michael O’Leary admitted the airline should stop 'pi****g' people off
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Russia expects economy to grow 0.5% this year
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Wendelin Wiedeking to stand trial for alleged share price manipulation
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Top bankers argue City watchdog is over-using its powers to force them to take responsibility
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Fast food giant will pay about $11 billion to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain
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Advertising group reported a 1.5% rise in first-half pre-tax profit to £532 million
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Supermarkets agree to keep the same prices nationally
High-end “Finest”, regular Tesco operation, and a discount chain to take on Aldi and Lidl
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The communications giant has won all 44 contracts to extend services to rural areas
The firm's move follows price increases made by TalkTalk and Sky TV
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The Eastbourne Pier fire: a local brewer and beer club have come to the rescue of businesses affected
Profits up to £10,000 from the sale of Craft Pier beer will go into benevolent fund
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Village England wholesale orders up 31% and now stocked in 26 department stores
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Stakes in hospitals and schools to be revalued from £766m to more than £1.2bn
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But chief executive Niall Booker insists the troubled lender is making 'good progress'
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Ruling comes after Labour promised to strip providers of its operating licence if it repeatedly broke the rules
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Flint claims independence could leave Scotland’s finances in a 'parlous state'
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Hester has now sold four subsidiaries since taking the helm at RSA in February
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Tilikum in a scene from 'Blackfish'
Animal rights group buying discounted shares as it seeks to force release of orcas
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Younger, fashion-conscious Japanese men buying into the tailored British suit look
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As Warren Buffett is criticised for helping the fast food chain move to Canada, it’s clear the issue of good corporate governance in the US is not going away
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The MBA has a vital role to play in changing the face of company boardrooms
Getting a chief executive to leave with as little fuss as possible has long been a dilemma for corporate boardrooms, now data-centre operator Telecity has come up with an alternative
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Ian McCafferty, left, and Martin Weale, second left, are the ‘irrelevant minority’ of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee
Martin Weale voted for rate rises in 2011, but his predictions of rising inflation did not materialise, writes David Blanchflower
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If so, you are worryingly accurate, as the most important economic measure can only be guessed at, Ben Chu reports
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Shoppers are happy with lower prices but Tesco is mulling a dividend cut which could affect our pension funds
Supermarkets have cut prices so hard that we’re actually spending less. But what’s good for shoppers will be bad for shareholders, writes Simon Neville
Student
A report from the Association of Graduate Recruiters predicts a 17% rise in graduate job vacancies this year
Many of the students who graduated this summer are having great difficulty finding work and, as Amy Denman explains, it’s often down to not having the necessary work experience
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David Cameron is planning to revive the Communications Data Bill
His comments risk stoking the potent fear that immigrants are coming here and taking our jobs, says Ben Chu
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Howls of outrage would normally ensue, but the housebuilders have gotten away with it, says Russell Lynch
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Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve Board
The Federal Reserve has become a rogue hedge fund, taking massive, wildly speculative positions
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