News Supporters of Egypt's army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi hold his posters in Tahrir square in Cairo, on the third anniversary of Egypt's uprising

Egypt accounts for nearly a fifth of group's production

The News Matrix: Monday 8 October 2012

Israeli jets fly mock raids over villages

Fuel costs have doubled under Obama

California petrol 'crisis' lets Romney stay on the offensive

Rising prices play to challenger's claim that fuel costs have doubled under Obama

Employees of Kingfisher Airlines, owned by Vijay Mallya, inset, take part in a candlelight vigil after the wife of a colleague killed herself

The suicide that exposed a tycoon’s empire in crisis

Wife of engineer at Kingfisher Airline’s killed herself after husband wasn't paid

Parking fines just the ticket for cash-strapped councils

More than half of drivers say parking in their nearest town or city is more difficult now than in 2008

French President François Hollande announces 150,000 jobs for unskilled young people as polls reveal a steep slide in his popularity

The French government announced a €2.3bn programme to create jobs for 150,000 young people without skills today as President François Hollande attempts to end a steep slide in his popularity.

Philippine airlines in Airbus deal

Philippine Airlines said today that it has signed a $7bn (£4.4bn) deal to buy 54 Airbus jets as part of an ambitious plan to overhaul its fleet to meet higher demands for transporting passengers and cargo in Asia, the Middle East and Australia.

French oil deal cuts fuel costs

France has cut the price of petrol and diesel by up to six euro cents per litre in a move aimed at fulfilling a key campaign pledge of president Francois Hollande.

Venezuela is cheapest place in the world to buy petrol at 8p a litre – compared to 135p a litre in the UK

Venezuela has been named the cheapest place in the world to buy petrol for the second year running.

Weak euro boosts travel bookings

A weakened euro and the miserable British summer boosted bookings at Thomson Holidays owner TUI Travel today as more people looked to escape to European destinations such as Spain.

Petrol pumps supplying more fuel than counter indicates, says AA

Some drivers have been getting a “lucky dip” when filling up with petrol, with some pumps supplying more fuel than the counter indicates, the AA has said.

Car sales defy the gloom to go up a gear

Car sales jumped 9.3 per cent last month, flying in the face of reports that cash-strapped consumers are putting off spending on big-ticket goods. Registrations rose to 143,884 vehicles in July, the fifth monthly increase in a row, driven by the private buyer market rather than fleet or business purchases.

BHP chief forgos bonus after gas losses

Marius Kloppers, the chief executive of BHP, became the latest FTSE 100 mining boss to forgo his bonus yesterday after being forced to write $2.84bn (£1.8bn) off the value of a US shale gas business he bought at the top of the market.

BP profits dive in wake of $5bn writedowns

BP booked an extra $5bn (£3.2bn) in writedowns yesterday as profits slumped and the bill for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill spiralled higher.

Anger at British Gas's £350m profit

Consumer backlash expected following utility price hikes

Petrol prices on rise again, says AA

The price of petrol at the pumps is rising again after weeks of falls.

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