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Work is due to start on a former Rolls-Royce building converting it into a community hub.

Relatives of Britons missing in Nepal, including a Derbyshire man, speak of their relief that some have made contact to say they are safe..

A business that specialises in aerial filming condemns a man for flying drones over English football grounds.

Work to build a new railway station in Derbyshire is delayed for a second time.

The Derby-based engineering firm warns of falling revenues because of trade sanctions against Russia.

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Familiy's relief at news of Derbyshire climber

Derby climb to second in the Championship as Chris Martin's double and a goal from Jordon Ibe seal victory over Reading.

Striker Jonathan Forte scores again as Oldham take their unbeaten run to 11 games with a draw at Chesterfield.

Morecambe score twice in two second-half minutes to earn an impressive win at promotion rivals Burton.

Craig Mahon scores an injury-time winner as Chester come from behind to beat Alfreton.

League One side Chesterfield have signed Everton goalkeeper Connor Hunt on a one-month loan deal.

Conference side Alfreton sign Fleetwood's 22-year-old defender Tom Davies on a one-month loan deal.

Mel Marshall tells BBC East Midlands Today she expects the number of women coaching at the elite level to grow after winning the Coach of the Year award

Drone flights spotted flying over English football grounds are being investigated by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

Derby County midfielder Paul Coutts says that he is ready to push for a first-team recall after 12 months out injured.

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The Bank of England has stopped the automated system of transfers of large amounts of money between banks owing to a technical problem.

The housing market is "sitting on a plateau", a lenders' group has said, despite renewed competition between providers on mortgage rates.

Five of the UK's biggest price comparison sites are accused of "hiding" the best energy deals from consumers by one of their rivals

Investors' concern over missing millions following move to "unlock" frozen pensions

IBM is paying $1.5bn to offload its loss-making chip manufacturing division to Abu Dhabi's GlobalFoundries as it announces a 17% profits fall.

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a major blaze at Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire.

The UK economy will grow by 2.4% next year, well below the 3.1% growth expected this year, forecasting group EY Item Club says.

Shares in sportswear giant Adidas jump 6% after a report says that a group of investors is considering a bid for the company's Reebok brand.

The FTSE 100 sees more falls, dropping nearly 1%, with shares in oil firms being hit by the recent decline in the price of crude.

Greene King raises its offer for Spirit Pub Company, the owner of the Chef & Brewer chain, which indicates it will accept the bid if other details can be worked out.

A Lufthansa pilots' strike hitting both short and long-haul services has affected the plans of 200,000 travellers.

The Russian rouble weakens further against the dollar after Moody's downgrades its credit rating, blaming the economic damage caused by sanctions.

The German government must increase investment to improve competitiveness, says finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.

Russians put a brave face on the ban on Western food, but some businesses are suffering, Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.

A New York Times columnist argues the US and Saudi Arabia are using lower oil prices to advance their foreign policy goals.

The UK risks being "permanently divided" between rich and poor unless more is done to boost social mobility, says Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar.

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Across Wall Street, experts are still trying to determine the reasons behind the 10-year Treasury note’s volatility on Wednesday, which stunned investors and traders.







One of France’s richest men is seeking majority control of the Havas advertising group, the world’s sixth largest, in an all-share offer seen as friendly by the Havas leadership.

Echoing a U.S. move from 2009, the European Central Bank is taking a hard look at banks’ books, but its findings may further rattle the markets.







The chief executive called results disappointing as the company said it would pay $1.5 billion to shed its chip-making unit.

Greene King, a brewer and operator of pubs and hotels, offered to pay about $1.16 billion in cash and stock to acquire the Spirit Pub Company, which operates about 1,200 pubs in Britain.







The extent to which video games have become part of mainstream culture in South Korea may be a sign of things to come in the West.







A deal to acquire Nutreco is expected to provide further diversification for SHV, whose holdings include businesses involved in oil and gas production and private equity investment.







German pilots union VC on Monday widened its strike at Lufthansa to include long-haul flights on Tuesday, having previously targeted only the carrier's short and medium-haul routes on Monday and Tuesday.

The Federal Reserve still plans to wrap up its bond-buying campaign at the end of October and remains likely to raise interest rates in mid-2015, although it now seems less likely to act sooner, analysts say.







The Nikkei index rose more than 3 percent after solid U.S. data reassured investors worried about the health of the global economy.

After 20 years’ warning of an impending rent increase, there is 11th-hour resistance to small shops’ being pushed from historic districts by an inundation of international brands.







President Dilma Rousseff is in a tough fight for the Oct. 26 election after a former executive at Petrobras took a plea bargain and testified that her party had benefited from a bribery scheme.

Electricity demand has not met projections, but the cost of upgrading coal-burning plants makes this an opportune moment for the reactor to arrive.

Netflix, which was supposed to lay waste to traditional media companies, may have saved them instead.

Apple, IBM, Microsoft and Yahoo will report quarterly results, and the results of the eurozone banks’ tests are approaching.

India freed diesel prices from government control Sunday while raising natural gas tariffs in the biggest-yet reform by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, as it aims to boost the country's economy and overhaul its energy sector.







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