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A father who shook his baby son so hard that the youngster was left with severe brain injuries is jailed.

A hospital found to contain extensive amounts of asbestos is to be demolished and replaced with a health centre.

A man is jailed for six years for stabbing his girlfriend to death after an argument.

Drones which could seriously injure or kill are being flown over cities and towns across England, including Derby.

An NHS trust secures a loan of almost £4m to demolish a former hospital, with connections to Florence Nightingale, to make way for homes and shops.

A failed Derby County footballer who posed as a Chelsea star to live a Premier League lifestyle is jailed.

A 250-acre freight distribution hub planned for an area of land close to East Midlands Airport will "destroy the area", campaigners say.

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Alfreton Town sign Scunthorpe's former England youth international goalkeeper James Severn on a month-long loan deal.

Birmingham City are given permission by Burton Albion to talk to manager Gary Rowett about replacing sacked Blues boss Lee Clark.

Chesterfield sign Huddersfield Town midfielder Oscar Gobern on a one-month loan deal.

Derby captain Richard Keogh says the whole team should take credit for the Rams' record-equalling run of clean sheets.

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Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.

UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.

Ford reports a sharp fall in profits, largely due to the cost of developing its new F-150 pickup truck.

The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.

Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.

Newly independent bank TSB says it is attracting more new customers than it had expected.

The cost of renting a home in Britain rose by 1% in the year to September, with the fastest growth seen in London and Scotland, official statistics show.

Spirit Pub Company has rejected a takeover offer from cider maker C&C, days after agreeing to recommend a rival offer from Greene King.

Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.

Microsoft reports a fall in profits as a result of the cost of job cuts and its purchase of Nokia's smartphone business earlier this year but rising revenue cheers investors.

Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.

Amazon shares plunge over 10% after the company reports a third-quarter loss of $437m (£273m), bigger than many analysts expected.

London's leading shares dip lower in Friday morning trading, led downwards by publisher Pearson.

China's property prices fall 1.3% in September, marking the first year-on-year fall in the sector.

Asian shares were mixed on Friday after US markets closed higher on strong company results that boosted investor sentiment.

Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.

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At a forum at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Facebook’s chief executive discussed his thoughts on the company’s future in the country and why he is studying Chinese.

In announcing a plan to split off Duracell, Procter & Gamble will give the battery maker something it hasn’t had in nearly two decades: life as an independent company.

The company’s legal team has accused the Indonesian attorney general’s office of malicious prosecution.

Sub-Saharan countries have raised nearly $7 billion this year, more than in all of 2013, and yields on many bonds have fallen, even with the Ebola outbreak.

Global stock markets were heading for their best week of the year on Friday following reassuring company results, encouraging data from the world's biggest economies and signs the ECB is upping its efforts to lift Europe.

The bank posted a $1.08 billion profit, benefiting from stronger equity underwriting, fixed-income sales and trading in its investment bank.

The investment bank Lazard said its third-quarter profit rose 44 percent, a reflection of the relatively healthy environment for corporate acquisitions in that period.

I.S.S. again changes its view on a deal with Fyffes, saying that the revised “Cutrale/Safra offer may make that alternative more compelling.”

Can China continue its torrid pace of economic growth for decades to come? The long arc of history suggests not, according to a new working paper.

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank would offer financing for infrastructure projects in underdeveloped countries across Asia.

The monthly falls left average home prices in 70 major cities down 1.3 percent in September from a year earlier, wiping out gains for the past year.

The main target that won approval was a pledge to slash emissions by at least 40 percent, compared with 1990 levels, by 2030.

The online retailer was also cautious in its outlook for the fourth quarter, saying it might lose money then.

The nation’s largest automaker nearly doubled its profit from a year ago, benefiting from wider margins in North America.

The chief executive of Britain’s leading grocery store said that there was no timeline for Richard Broadbent’s exit and that an inquiry continued.

The Microsoft co-founder said he hoped to help coordinate disparate fund-raising efforts.

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