23 September 2014 Last updated at 18:55

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

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

Tesco signTesco fast-tracks new finance chief

Troubled supermarket giant Tesco says its new chief financial officer, Alan Stewart, is joining the company immediately, more than two months earlier than originally planned.

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Scottish vote and uncertainty

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