24 April 2014 Last updated at 19:15

Labour to cut ties with Co-op BankCo-op Bank sign

The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.

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General Motors sees first quarter profits hit by a $1.3bn charge to cover the cost of a huge recall of cars over defective ignition switches

Mark ZuckerbergFacebook earnings surge on mobile ads

Social networking giant Facebook reports better than expected profits, as a surge in mobile advertising helps boost its revenues.

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'No plan B for Scots yes vote'

Although opinion polls shows momentum behind the independence campaign, the UK government is doing no contingency planning for the likelihood of Scotland going alone, sources tell me.

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