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Facebook Profits Triple As Apple Sales Jump

A surge in advertising sales helped Facebook triple its profits in the first three months of 2014, the social networking site has revealed.

Barclays Attacked In Mystery 'Staff Letter'

A letter claiming to represent scores of disgruntled Barclays employees made potentially damaging claims on Wednesday about poor staff morale just hours before the bank's board gathered for its annual meeting.

Video: Budget Deficit Drops By 6% In Last Year

The UK budget deficit has fallen to its lowest level since the financial crisis five years ago.

Video: Primark Sees Profit Up 26% In Last Six Months

Discount fashion chain Primark has seen its half-yearly operating profit rise 26% to £298m.

Factory Orders 'At Their Best Since 1995'

Manufacturing orders placed with factories have expanded at the strongest rate since 1995, a new survey has shown.

Ex-EMI Boss Nicoli Returns With New Music Gig

Eric Nicoli, the former chief executive of EMI, is returning to the music industry as an investor in Tunehog, a service that aims to stand out from a crowded digital streaming market through technology which sonically 'maps' millions of songs.

Sports Direct Slams £73m Boss' Bonus Rejection

High street retailer Sports Direct has slammed shareholders who failed to support a £73m bonus share scheme proposed for founder Mike Ashley.

Eurostar Gets Big Boost From Business Travel

Cross-Channel train service Eurostar has seen a 7% increase in revenue in the first-quarter, boosted by a rise in business travellers.

Chinese Government Shuns 'Expensive' Windows 8

The Chinese government will try to patch up the outdated Windows XP operating system -because it is too expensive to upgrade.

Video: Eight Renewable Energy Projects Get Go-Ahead

Plans for eight renewable energy projects - expected to generate enough clean power for three million homes - have been approved by the Government.