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Customers suffer Abbey error

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 09:26
Hundreds of thousands of Abbey customers fail to have money transferred into their accounts owing to a technical error.

Christmas deliveries face delays

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 08:43
There are fears that the severe weather could lead to some people not receiving deliveries in time for Christmas.

India visa move brings complaints

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 07:24
India tightens rules for long-term tourist visas, a move other countries say is causing problems for many of their citizens.

Lockheed secures Morocco contract

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 07:20
US defence group Lockheed Martin wins a contract worth $841.9m to supply Morocco with 24 F-16 fighter aircraft.

Irish 'bad bank' members chosen

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 07:12
Irish Finance Minister Brian Lenihan announces the names of the nine board members of country's 'bad bank'.

Court says Lebedev arrest illegal

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 06:09
Russia's Supreme Court rules that the arrest of Mikhail Khodorkovsky's business partner Platon Lebedev in 2003 was illegal.

Consumers look to pay off debts

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 05:59
High Street banks provide more evidence of consumers concentrating on savings and paying off debts in the downturn.

Bank voted 9-0 for unchanged rate

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 05:24
The nine Bank of England policy committee members all voted to hold interest rates in December, minutes show.

Microsoft Word sales ban upheld

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 04:36
A US appeals court upholds a $290m (£182m) verdict against Microsoft in a patent dispute with Canadian company i4i.

Venezuela orders power rationing

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 04:27
Venezuela imposes power cuts on industry and businesses to save its limited energy resources and avoid blackouts.

World Bank to lend Vietnam $500m

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 03:13
The World Bank approves a $500m loan to Vietnam from its low interest arm, its largest to the south east Asian country.

Rio Tinto accepts $2bn Alcan deal

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 02:17
Rio Tinto formally accepts a $2bn offer by Australian firm Amcor for four units of its Alcan Packaging businesses.

US growth rate revised downwards

Tue, 12/22/2009 - 17:00
The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 2.2% in the July to September period, the second downwards revision.

Fiat unveils one million car plan

Tue, 12/22/2009 - 16:31
Fiat unveils plans to increase annual car production in Italy to one million, but says it will still shut its Sicily factory.

Airlines hit back at US criticism

Tue, 12/22/2009 - 13:31
Airlines hit back at a Justice Department report that says a deal on flights could lead to 'competitive harm'.

Firefox for mobile ready to debut

Tue, 12/22/2009 - 12:46
The first version of the Firefox web browser for mobile phones is "days away" from launch, the head of the project says.

UK contraction less than thought

Tue, 12/22/2009 - 12:02
The UK economy shrank by 0.2% between July and September, revised figures show, indicating it is still officially in recession.

Kroenke called on to reveal plans

Tue, 12/22/2009 - 11:01
A spokesman for Alisher Usmanov calls on fellow Arsenal shareholder Stan Kroenke to reveal his intentions for the club.

BBC net TV plan gets green light

Tue, 12/22/2009 - 11:01
The BBC has been tentatively given permission to participate in Project Canvas, a joint venture to develop net TV services.

Bank charges challenge dropped

Tue, 12/22/2009 - 10:54
The Office of Fair Trading has decided to drop its investigation into the fairness of bank overdraft charges.


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