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Osborne warns of cuts of 50p per £100

Chancellor George Osborne says there will be further cuts to public spending in his Budget, equivalent to 50p in every £100.

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Smith & Wesson gunmaker triples profits

One of the world's most famous gun-makers, Smith & Wesson, nearly triples its profits in three months to October compared to a year earlier.

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Volkswagen's UK boss to face MPs over emissions scandal - The Guardian


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Volkswagen's UK boss to face MPs over emissions scandal
The Guardian
?How much did they know, not only about the company's strategy to cheat the system, but of the systematic failure of a testing regime that has allowed millions of vehicles that don't meet agreed standards onto the roads? ?Not only have motorists been ...
VW saga: UK to grill senior figuresIndependent Online

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1,700 jobs go as steel plant mothballed

Iron and steel production at the SSI plant in the north-east of England is to be halted with the loss of 1,700 jobs.

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