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UKIP promises income tax cuts

The UK Independence Party proposes cutting income tax from 40p to 35p for people earning up to £55,000 at the party’s conference.

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VIDEO: Formula 1’s travelling after-party

Sonia Irvine, founder of Formula 1’s Amber Lounge and sister of racing car driver Eddie, talks the BBC’s Linda Yueh about the motor racing business.

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VIDEO: Coulthard: My start in Formula 1

Racing driver, and 13-times Grand Prix winner, David Coulthard talks to the BBC’s Linda Yueh about his journey through the sport.

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Top banks face $3.3B UK forex-rigging fine

Some of the world’s leading banks are slated for a £2 billion fine, following investigations into currency rigging.

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US economic growth revised up again

The US economy grew at an annual rate of 4.6% between April and June, faster than the previous estimate of 4.2%, according to revised figures from the US Department of Commerce.

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VIDEO: Africa’s first home-grown aircraft

The BBC’s Matthew Davies reports on the African-made Advanced High-Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft (Ahrlac) – a first for the continent’s aerospace industry.

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House prices ‘accelerated’ in August

Annual house price growth accelerated to 8.4% in England and Wales in August – the highest rate of increase for nearly seven years, figures show.

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Mobiles cleared for use on flights

The European Aviation Safety Agency has cleared the way for airlines to allow passengers to use mobile devices on flights.

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Lots of ‘ticking time bombs’ out there: Sternlicht

“The whole macro global situation is not good. And it affects how we think…” says Starwood Capital’s Barry Sternlicht.

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Shellshock bug: Hackers hijack server

Hackers have exploited a security flaw known as the Shellshock bug which has allowed them to hijack an internet server, experts said.