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Midnight tax return deadline looms

31 January 2015 Last updated at 00:18 By Simon Gompertz Personal finance correspondent, BBC News The deadline for filing a tax return is midnight on Saturday A million taxpayers who need to submit a self-assessment tax return must do so … Continue reading

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Churches oppose three-person babies

30 January 2015 Last updated at 18:26 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Rev Dr Brendan McCarthy: “This is such a big change in the ethical and moral landscape” Senior church figures have called on the UK … Continue reading

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AT&T top buyer at U.S. airwaves auction; Dish spends big

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – ATT Inc (T.N) spent close to half the total in the record-setting U.S. sale of airwaves for mobile data, with Dish Network Corp (DISH.O) spending heavily to manage a surprise win at No.2 ahead of Verizon, … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Sysco, US Foods offer to divest 11 facilities to win FTC deal approval

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Food distributor Sysco Corp (SYY.N) and its biggest rival, US Foods Inc USFOO.UL, have offered to sell a smaller competitor 11 facilities in order to convince skeptical antitrust regulators to approve their $3.5 billion merger, a source … Continue reading

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Wall St. closes down for January, Shake Shack rallies in debut

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed down on Friday after a volatile session as investors worried at the end of a rough month for the market about weak U.S. growth data and whether instability in Europe could hurt corporate … Continue reading

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Honda says fatal crash involved Takata air bag inflator rupture

DETROIT (Reuters) – Honda Motor Co Ltd (7267.T) on Friday said it has confirmed that a Takata Corp (7312.T) air bag inflator ruptured in a Jan. 18 crash in Texas that killed the driver. Prior to the incident that took … Continue reading

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Men’s pay falls ‘more than women’s’

30 January 2015 Last updated at 09:02 Men have seen the real value of their pay fall far more than women in the past few years, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). The think-tank has looked at how … Continue reading

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Fresh snow brings travel disruption

30 January 2015 Last updated at 11:17 Snow ploughs have been clearing roads across Cumbria Wintry weather has continued to cause travel disruption in parts of England. Several roads and dozens of schools, including in Derbyshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire, have … Continue reading

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Child obesity rates ‘levelling off’

30 January 2015 Last updated at 00:04 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Dominic Hughes reports: “It may be that finally the messages on healthy eating and lots of exercise are starting to take hold” The rise … Continue reading

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Churchill’s funeral anniversary marked

30 January 2015 Last updated at 11:33 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. BBC News looks back at the day of the funeral in 1965 A remembrance service marking the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s funeral … Continue reading

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