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Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss

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The Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year.

  • 17 April 2014

Ex-BP worker fined over shares trade

A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading.

  • 18 April 2014

Pensioners could get death estimate

Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: UK Politics

Barnes & Noble founder offloads $64m

Barnes & Noble chairman trims his stake in the bookstore company to 20% by selling shares worth $64m.

  • 18 April 2014

Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'

Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.

  • 17 April 2014

Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty

Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: Europe

UK housing market 'shows resilience'

The "resilient" UK housing market recorded another increase in mortgage lending in March, according to a lenders' group.

  • 17 April 2014

Weibo shares surge on US debut

Shares in China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US, despite a disappointing start.

  • 17 April 2014

US banking giants see mixed results

US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump.

  • 17 April 2014

Pound hits four-year dollar high

The pound hits its highest level in more than four years against the US dollar.

  • 17 April 2014

RBS: No evidence of small firm fraud

Royal Bank of Scotland says law firm Clifford Chance has cleared it over allegations that it forced small firms to close so it could make a profit.

  • 17 April 2014

Mulberry warns of lower profits

Luxury goods retailer Mulberry issues its second profit warning since Christmas and says it will look to introduce new "more affordable" products.

  • 17 April 2014