2 March 2015 Last updated at 13:25 ET

UK house prices fall in FebruaryHousing signs

UK house prices dropped in February for the first time in five months, according to Nationwide.

Worker in car assembly factoryIrish manufacturing boosts eurozone

Manufacturing in Ireland rose to its highest in over 15 years in February, according to Markit PMI survey

Rig in north seaBrown: 'State could own oil fields'

Former prime minister and Scottish MP Gordon Brown believes under threat North Sea oil fields could be part owned by the UK government.

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How Labour pays for student fee cut

Labour would reduce tax relief for those earning £150,000 or more a year, shrink maximum pension pots to £1m and cut maximum annual pension contributions to £30,000 to pay for a cut to £6,000 in student fees.

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