23 September 2014 Last updated at 13:55 ET

Imperial calls tobacco tax ‘unjust’Cigarettes

One of Britain's biggest cigarette companies labels Ed Miliband's plans for a new "tobacco tax" as "unjust and just a bad idea".


Barclays branchBarclays hit by record £38m fine

Barclays Bank has been fined a record £38m by UK regulators for failing to keep its clients' assets separate from its own.

Protesting Air France pilotAir France pilots protest in Paris

Up to 200 Air France pilots have demonstrated in Paris over the company's plan to expand its low-cost airline.

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Tesco investors put Sir Richard Broadbent in the frame

Tesco's chairman is facing questions as the retailer’s problems mount.

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The Royal Air Force (RAF) Red Arrows aerobatic display team perform a fly past Farnborough AirportAerospace and defence

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