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MPs want action on 'motherhood penalty'

A committee of MPs demands greater steps to combat a 'motherhood penalty' that has left women being paid less than men.

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Sports Direct boss brands MPs 'a joke'

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley brands MPs a joke as he confirms he will not give evidence in Parliament about how his workers are treated.

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Banks lead as business buys into UK's pro-EU campaign - Financial Times


Financial Times

Banks lead as business buys into UK's pro-EU campaign
Financial Times
Big business has rallied around David Cameron's plea for support in the campaign to keep Britain in the EU, with US banks donating hundreds of thousands of pounds and senior chief executives publicly endorsing the prime minister's stance.
UK business faces its own In-Out dilemma on EuropeReuters Blogs (blog)
David Cameron urges business to 'get out there' and campaign on EUBBC News
Factbox - What business thinks about Britain's referendum on EU membershipReuters UK
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ITV boosts FTSE after bid report

Mining stocks help to lift the London market, with ITV also among the top risers on speculation that it could be a takeover target.

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Eurozone economy slows in third quarter

Economic growth in the eurozone slowed to 0.3% in the third quarter of the year, official figures show.

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