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Stay of execution for nuclear plant

30 September 2014 6.00pm.

The world's last operating Magnox nuclear power station has been granted an extra year of life and will continue generating electricity until ...

Stamp duty takings surge by £1.5bn

30 September 2014 6.00pm.

Stamp duty takings from the sales of UK homes have surged by more than £1.5 billion year-on-year as the property market has moved into recovery, ...

Sales increase but profits fall at Forfar textile firm Don & Low

Historic Forfar textile firm Don & Low saw profits fall by more than a fifth last year, newly published accounts from the group have shown.

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Sainsbury's facing new sales blow

New Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe is expected to report the supermarket chain's third successive quarter of declining sales when he delivers his first ...

Saga set to target new markets

Saga, the over 50s insurance group, is plotting its entry into a series of new markets as it looks to boost growth in the wake of its stock market ...

John Malcolm to take helm at Aquamarine Power

Loss-making Edinburgh wave energy firm Aquamarine Power is to freshen up its management as it steps up efforts to successfully commercialise its ...

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Wolseley posts sluggish UK sales

Plumb Center and Pipe Center owner Wolseley reported flat UK annual sales today as its key housing repair market remained sluggish.

Stay of execution for nuclear plant

The world's last operating Magnox nuclear power station has been granted an extra year of life and will continue generating electricity until ...

Ireland warned over Apple tax deal

Ireland was warned more than three months ago that it may have broken European rules on state aid in two tax deals it struck with tech giant Apple.