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1 October 2014 Last updated at 07:49 ET

Faslane jobs 'secured' by contractHMS Astute is based at Faslane

The Ministry of Defence announces a major contract to support the management of the naval base on the Clyde as well as others in England.

Tesco trolleysTesco to be probed by regulator

Tesco says it has been notified by the Financial Conduct Authority that it is under investigation following its admission that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.

Rail commutersUnions urge rail franchise delay

Unions and politicians call for the suspension of ScotRail franchising process in the hope it could be returned to public ownership.

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Douglas Fraser Article written by Douglas Fraser Douglas Fraser Business and economy editor, Scotland

Oil's corroding pipeline

These are bumper times for the offshore oil and gas industry. But while there's record investment, costs have been rising at an alarming rate, so there's a warning about future tax take.

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Robert Peston Article written by Robert Peston Robert Peston Economics editor

Is Osborne right that a smaller state means a richer UK?

George Osborne has firmly established the size of the state, and government benefits, as the central battleground for the general election.

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