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European markets stabilise after falls

European markets open slightly higher, a day after global turmoil saw billions wiped off the value of shares.

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Microsoft is about to make some of its contractors take a 6-month break ? and ... - Business Insider


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Microsoft is about to make some of its contractors take a 6-month break ? and ...
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One Microsoft contractor described it as a "stupid rule," according to GeekWire, precisely because it causes disruption to work flows. Business Insider contacted Microsoft about the mandatory breaks. The plan, according to an email from Microsoft, is ...

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UK retail sales absolutely exploded in September - Business Insider


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UK retail sales absolutely exploded in September
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retail sales sale sign REUTERS/Andrew WinningA woman walks past Selfridges department store after shopping on the first day of their sales, in central London December 26, 2014. The UK's latest retail sales figures are out, and they're extremely strong.

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House price inflation 'to hit 6%'

House price inflation across the UK is now likely to hit 6% this year, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics).

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