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UK's unemployment rate suffers unexpected rise
The UK's unemployment rate has unexpectedly risen by the biggest amount in almost five years, official figures show.
Lloyds profits climb 24% to record £5.3bn in 'landmark year'
Lloyds Banking Group has hailed a "landmark year" as annual profits soared by 24% to a record £5.3bn, yet it continues to be dogged by the cost of past scandals.
AA slumps as strategy plan hits profit outlook
AA shares have slumped by more than a fifth after it warned on profits and said it planned to pay lower dividends.
Ritazza chair faces revolt as 'overboarding' anger grows
The chairman of the company behind the Upper Crust food concession operator is facing an investor revolt amid City concern about directors holding excessive numbers of boardroom roles.
City watchdog in spotlight over leadership after tax relief scheme admission
The leadership of the City watchdog is facing scrutiny after it emerged that the man appointed as its next chairman had invested in a tax relief scheme.
Single-parent families 'let down' as poverty rises
One in three children with a working single parent live in poverty, a new report warns, and this could rise dramatically by 2021.
PPF demands Toys R Us chiefs line up 'independent' administrator
The pensions lifeboat is demanding that directors of Toys R Us UK line up an 'independent' administrator if talks about a rescue of the chain break down in the coming days.
MPs use parliamentary privilege to publish report on 'disgraceful' RBS unit
MPs have taken the unusual step of using parliamentary privilege to publish a regulator's full report on Royal Bank of Scotland's controversial Global Restructuring Group (GRG).
William Hill fined £6.2m over money laundering and problem gambling failures
William Hill has been fined £6.2m by regulators over money laundering and problem gambling failures.
Hundreds of KFC stores still shut in chicken delivery fiasco
KFC still had hundreds of restaurants closed on Tuesday, warning it expected disruption to last at least a few more days after "teething problems" with a new delivery contractor meant it ran out of chicken.