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Aviva has been forced to set aside almost £100m after two former workers in its fund management arm breached its trading policy.   

News: Cover corps set to take the road to Norwich

£1.1bn deal will spell the end of the RAC's insurance broking arm; credit card fraud up ahead of introduction of chip and pin

Athletics: Heartbroken Bekele laments a greater loss than another race

Offstage in the National Indoor Arena, where the athletes collect their kit after racing in the Friday-night Norwich Union Indoor Grand Prix, it is difficult to hear yourself think.

Athletics: Roar of acclaim propels Holmes to victory

Kelly Holmes provided a capacity crowd at the National Indoor Arena with the required victory here last night in the penultimate event of a Norwich Union Grand Prix which produced yet another world record from Russia's prodigious pole vaulter, Yelena Isinbayeva.

Athletics: Yelena - the only woman to stay a leap ahead of Kelly;

Picture the scene. Through the huge glass windows of the Grand Hotel, the sun is glinting on the azure blue of the Mediterranean. The track-and-field stars who shone brightest at the Athens Olym-pics are gathering in Monte Carlo for the World Athletics Finals and the annual end-of-season gala awards ceremony hosted by the International Association of Athletics Federations. At a press conference in a meeting room of the hotel, the leading ladies of the sport are being asked who they would vote for as IAAF Female World Athlete of the Year.

Athletics: Holmes coy about future as Olympians fall to earth

There were two clear challenges for Kelly Holmes on Saturday as she returned to a British track for the first time since winning double Olympic gold.

Bonus prospects look bleak

Endowment policy investors may need to rethink their strategy, reports Jenne Mannion

Fresh bonus blow for endowment holders

With more bad news on the way, Alex Hawkes sees what homeowners can do to ensure their loan is paid off

Athletics: Holmes losing hunger to race

Kelly Holmes yesterday cast doubt on whether she would run at next year's World Championships, adding that she doubted whether she would ever have the same hunger for competition following her Olympic triumphs.

Insurance giant to export more jobs

The insurance giant Norwich Union is to move hundreds more jobs abroad in a move which will lead to compulsory redundancies in this country, it was announced today.

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