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Payout to mother of secret PC’s child

23 October 2014 Last updated at 21:59 By June Kelly and Dominic Casciani BBC News Bob “Robinson” Lambert with the child he fathered while an undercover officer The Metropolitan Police is to pay more than £400,000 to a woman whose … Continue reading

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NHS funds rise ‘tough but possible’

23 October 2014 Last updated at 18:03 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Simon Stevens, the head of NHS England, has suggested a range of measures, as Dominic Hughes reports Raising NHS spending in England – as … Continue reading

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Apple ponders sapphire options, leaves door open for GT

(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said on Thursday it is studying options for sapphire supply and might work again with GT Advanced Technologies Inc (GTATQ.PK) if the distressed supplier can reduce production costs for the scratch-resistant material. GT, a former … Continue reading

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Microsoft sales beat Street hopes, shares rise

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins intact. The results on Thursday allayed fears of investors in recent … Continue reading

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Wall St. gains on industrial earnings but ends off highs

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Earnings from Caterpillar and 3M drove Wall Street higher on Thursday but stocks pared gains in late trading after reports that a New York hospital was running Ebola tests on a healthcare worker. The day’s advance … Continue reading

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In emerging Indonesia, Honda’s Mobilio muscles in on Toyota’s turf

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Honda Motor’s (7267.T) Mobilio, a spacious yet affordable multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), has nearly doubled its market share this year, triggering a price war with Toyota Motor (7203.T) in Indonesia, the latest battleground for global carmakers. Toyota and … Continue reading

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Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs

23 October 2014 Last updated at 01:04 Lloyds operates more than 2,000 branches through its Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland brands Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs – around a tenth of its entire … Continue reading

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Tesco boss to quit over profits error

23 October 2014 Last updated at 08:34 Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent has announced that he will be leaving the firm, following the firm’s announcement of a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits. Tesco now says that profits in the first … Continue reading

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Police killer Roberts to be freed

23 October 2014 Last updated at 08:22 Roberts was given three life sentences for the killings A notorious police killer is to be released from prison after more than 45 years, prompting anger from officers. Harry Roberts, 78, was jailed … Continue reading

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NHS ‘needs extra cash and overhaul’

23 October 2014 Last updated at 08:09 By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The plan wants more done to reduce obesity, smoking and drinking rates Drastic changes to services and … Continue reading

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