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Anxiety drags down European markets
London's top shares fall nearly 2.4%, while other European markets see even bigger falls, amid anxiety about the health of the global economy.


Google defends UK tax arrangements
Google's UK chief defends the search giant's tax arrangements in a hearing before MPs on the Commons Public Accounts Committee.


Man Utd revenue rises to £133.8m
Manchester United announce that revenue in the three months to 31 December rose 26.6% to £133.8m.


Rio Tinto reports slump in profits
Rio Tinto reports a slump in net profits and drops its progressive dividend policy, hit by the fall in commodity prices.


Twitter hit by faltering user growth
Shares of Twitter fall in after-hours trading as the companies earnings announcement shows growth faltering.



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