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Rise in Eurostar passenger numbers

21 October 2014 7.45am.

The number of passengers taking Eurostar services through the Channel Tunnel increased this summer.

Stock market edges higher

20 October 2014 11.45pm.

The US stock market moved quietly higher today as investors decided to step back into a market that was rattled by white-knuckle turbulence last week.

Mortgage market 'on a plateau'

20 October 2014 7.00pm.

The housing market may be "sitting on a plateau" after lenders reported a slight fall in the amount handed out to borrowers last month.

Crash snowplough driver 'was drunk'

21 October 2014 4.46am.

The driver of a snowplough which collided with a corporate jet at a Moscow airport, killing the boss of French oil giant Total, was drunk, Russian ...

ASOS upbeat despite profits slide

Online retailer ASOS has posted a 14% fall in profits after a torrid year in which it was hit by a major warehouse fire and tough overseas trading.

£52m pay package for Microsoft boss

Microsoft has given its new boss Satya Nadella a pay package worth 84.3 million dollars (£52.3m).

Mortgage market 'on a plateau'

The housing market may be "sitting on a plateau" after lenders reported a slight fall in the amount handed out to borrowers last month.

Rise in Eurostar passenger numbers

The number of passengers taking Eurostar services through the Channel Tunnel increased this summer.

Amazon to deliver 13,000 jobs

Online retail giant Amazon is creating 13,000 new part-time jobs to cope with the festive rush as millions of customers log-on to buy Christmas gifts.

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Crash snowplough driver 'was drunk'

The driver of a snowplough which collided with a corporate jet at a Moscow airport, killing the boss of French oil giant Total, was drunk, Russian ...

Stock market edges higher

The US stock market moved quietly higher today as investors decided to step back into a market that was rattled by white-knuckle turbulence last week.