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Bolland vows to boost M&S sales by 25 per cent

Marc Bolland, the chief executive of Marks & Spencer, has vowed to increase the retailer's sales by up to a quarter over the next three years by opening new UK and overseas stores, ramping up its online business and overhauling its brands.

UBS says credit crunch bosses are off the hook

UBS sought to brush its disastrous performance during the financial crisis under the carpet yesterday by admitting mistakes but ruling out any legal action against its former bosses.

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Hamptons provides further sign of buy-to-let weakness

Further signs of weakness in the once-frenzied buy-to-let market emerged yesterday as figures from Hamptons, the estate agent, showed a sharp fall in the sector's share of purchase mortgages (mortgages to buy houses).