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25 July 2014 Last updated at 07:30 ET

RBS reports surprise rise in profitThe Royal Bank of Scotland  logo at his London headquarters

Royal Bank of Scotland says it expects pre-tax profits of £2.65bn for the first half of the year but warns of 'bumps in the road ahead'.


ShoppersUK economy back at pre-crisis level

The UK economy grew 0.8% in the second quarter and has now recovered the ground lost since the downturn began in 2008, according to official figures.

Irn Bru cansAG Barr sales 'outperforming market'

Irn Bru maker AG Barr says it is on track to outperform Britain's total soft drinks market, with strong first-half sales.

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