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Buxton on brink of £550m Old Mutual funds deal

One of the City's most prominent investors is close to clinching a £550m buyout of his business with the backing of a former owner...

Murdoch: 'Returning to our roots' in Disney deal

Rupert Murdoch has told Sky News the decision to sell the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox to Disney will see Fox "returning to...

Primary league tables: Special-needs pupils struggle with new tests

Pupils with special educational...

1p on income tax rate for Scots earning over £24k

Income tax for people in Scotland earning more than £24,000 a year will rise to 21p, the Scottish government has said. Holyrood's finance secretary Derek...

Prudential-owned M&G eyes £5.5bn B&B swoop

The fund management arm of Prudential, the FTSE-100 insurance giant, is plotting a £5.5bn swoop on a portfolio of mortgages issued by one of...

What the Disney/Fox deal aims to achieve

This is truly a landmark deal for Rupert Murdoch, the executive co-chairman of 21st Century Fox. From a single newspaper in Adelaide, Mr Murdoch has...

Bank sees reduced risk of disorderly Brexit

The Bank of England has said it sees a reduced risk of a disorderly Brexit following the Prime Minister's deal to secure trade talks...

Fox to sell film and TV assets to Disney

Two of the world's biggest media and entertainment companies have fired the starting pistol on the biggest shake-up in Hollywood since the 1930s as...

Black Friday delivers retail sales boost

Black Friday helped retail sales grow by a better-than-expected 1.1% last month, official figures show. Electrical household appliances were a key factor in boosting sales. The...

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Debate over property tax 'welcome'

The abolition of stamp...

Fed hikes rates for third time this year

The US Federal Reserve has increased interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point - the third rate hike this year. It comes as...

Crisis-hit Interserve calls in company doctor

Lenders to the troubled support services group Interserve have forced it to parachute in a company doctor in return for a £180m funding lifeline. Sky...