23 October 2014 Last updated at 00:04

New home registrations at 2007 levelHouse-building

Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.


MoneyPound falls on Bank meeting minutes

The pound falls after Bank of England policy makers find "insufficient evidence" of inflationary pressure to justify a rate rise.

Nhlanhla NeneSouth Africa growth forecast slashed

South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%.

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