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Flood bill 'could exceed ?1.5bn'

Analysts estimate the cost of heavy flooding across northern England could exceed ?1.5bn as small business and insurance firms are hit hard.

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Gas plants lose out in power payout

No new large gas plants will be built in the future, but millions of pounds will be paid to heavily polluting diesel farms and coal plants.

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UK house price growth 'slows'

The annual rate of increase in UK house prices slowed slightly in November, according to the latest survey from the Nationwide.

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Air France employees fired over protest

Four Air France employees are sacked following violent protests at the company's headquarters in October.

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VIDEO: Building a jewellery business in SA

Jeweller to the stars, South African Jenna Clifford tells the BBC about her tough journey to the top.

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