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Former Derby County midfielder and manager Dave Mackay dies at age 80.

Ten men are charged by police, including one in Derbyshire, investigating child sexual exploitation in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

Derbyshire-based Thorntons reports a fall in both sales and profits for the half year in what it described as a "disappointing" overall performance.

An investigation is under way after a power failure left hundreds of passengers stranded at East Midlands Airport.

Work is due to begin on bringing a museum's collection out of the building into the wider world using digital technology.

The headlines from the political week reviewed

Councils consider Manchester example

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Derby County.

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Milton Keynes Dons and Chesterfield.

Liam Pitchford and Kelly Sibley win the English table tennis singles titles at Redbridge Sports & Leisure Centre.

Championship leaders Derby may sign another striker on loan as cover for injured duo Darren Bent and Chris Martin.

Derby County club captain Shaun Barker is having a trial at League One side Sheffield United.

League Two side Oxford United sign Chesterfield striker Armand Gnanduillet on loan until the end of the season.

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Barclays reports a 21% fall in full-year statutory pre-tax profits, as boss Antony Jenkins is awarded his first bonus as chief executive.

Aston Martin plans to broaden its range of cars to include new sportscars and a small SUV, to attract younger and female buyers.

Activity in the UK's construction industry picked up in February, a survey indicates, with the sector's performance beating expectations.

The bill for the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI) by the five biggest banks in the UK has now reached a total of £24.4bn.

For the second year running, Singapore tops the list as the world's most expensive city to live in, says the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Revenue in Macau's casinos fell by a record amount last month as China's corruption crackdown continued to hit the region's gambling industry.

Bill Gates is declared the richest man in the world for the 16th time by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.

The European Commission says it is trying to maintain EU unity after Greece accused Spain and Portugal of conspiring against it in bailout talks.

The FTSE 100 rises but shares in Barclays fall 2% after the bank sets aside another £750m to cover any fallout from a probe into currency market manipulation.

Liverpool Football Club reports a profit for the first time in seven years, mainly as a result of rising media revenue from the Premier League.

Marks and Spencer and Cadbury have both fallen out of an annual survey ranking the top 20 consumer brands in the UK.

Dating app Tinder announces it will charge the over-28s nearly four times as much for its premium features as it does younger users in the UK.

UK house prices dropped in February for the first time in five months, according to Nationwide.

German energy company RWE Dea has closed the sale of 12 North Sea oil and gas fields to a Russian oligarch.

Former prime minister and Scottish MP Gordon Brown believes under threat North Sea oil fields could be part owned by the UK government.

Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, is to be re-hired by Rupert Murdoch.

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The European Banking Authority said lenders had strengthened their capital positions after reviews last year.

The results included nearly $1.2 billion in the fourth quarter related to continuing investigations into the potential manipulation of the foreign currency trading markets.

The drop from the previous year is the ninth straight monthly decline, but analysts say it was not unexpected.

The European Union will most likely fail to meet an ambitious goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a report has found.

The Dutch government apologized on Monday for ignoring the risks posed by earthquakes caused by production of natural gas in the northern province of Groningen.

The diverging prospects for JPMorgan’s biggest businesses are reflective of a split within the broader financial industry.

The chief of Facebook outlined why he thinks would help telecommunications carriers persuade customers to spend more on streaming content to their cellphones.

A Russian oligarch is threatening to sue the British government over its bid to block his company’s plan to acquire a German oil and gas unit.

A growing number of the wealthy British residents do not have to pay tax on their foreign income or assets, thanks to an Edwardian-era law.

The company is experimenting with a network that would rely primarily on Wi-Fi technology and use cellular towers as a backup.

The heightened risk of a Greek default and/or exit comes just as there are signs that the eurozone is turning the corner after seven years of financial and economic crisis.

With China and the United States wary of the other’s digital espionage, American tech companies are caught in the middle.

The Continent had a third straight month of declining prices in February, but the jobless rate declined to the lowest level since 2012.

How Etihad runs and is financed are central in a fight with airlines in the United States, which accuse Persian Gulf carriers of stealing passengers.

The company also discussed a new headset for activities in virtual reality, but the emphasis is on a device for fitness enthusiasts and another version of a well-reviewed smartphone.

Among the 1,271 richest Chinese people tracked by the Shanghai-based Hurun Report, 203 are delegates to the nation’s Parliament or its advisory body, which will convene jointly this week.

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