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As party conferences roll on, here are the potential and declared Tory and Labour candidates

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Millionaire Tory donor defects to UKIP

Wed, 1 Oct 2014| By Harry Cockburn

A millionaire Tory donor who has given quarter of a million pounds to the Conservative party since 2010, this morning announced he is defecting to UKIP.

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Our GDP figures just got a £10bn boost by including prostitution and illegal drugs for the first time

Tue, 30 Sep 2014| By Harry Cockburn

A change to the way in which GDP is calculated now includes figures for prostitution and illicit drugs. The changes, which bring the GDP measure in line with European standards, show that the country’s GDP following the economic crisis was not as low as previously calculated.

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Three big threats Apple faces this week Video

Tue, 30 Sep 2014

Last week we told you how Apple got royally stewed after $23bn was wiped off its value.

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Gold Ferraris and Monets galore: Meet the 10 wealthiest people in America

Tue, 30 Sep 2014| By Harry Cockburn

Every year Forbes reveals the US’s most affluent citizens, who each have incomprehensibly vast sums of money.

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Mark Zuckerberg is now worth $34bn - this graph shows his amazing wealth rise

Tue, 30 Sep 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is that 30-year-old over-achiever who makes everyone go “what the zuck”.

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Justin Urquhart Stewart: Conference season is throwing up dodgy tax ideas - so here's what would actually work

Mon, 29 Sep 2014| By Justin Urquhart Stewart

The Seven Investment Management founder shares his views

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Why Kingfisher’s new female CEO is the mark of real reform

Wed, 24 Sep 2014| By Frances Dickens

The news that Véronique Laury will replace Sir Ian Cheshire as chief executive of FTSE 100 company Kingfisher in January next year shone light on some depressing statistics for women in business.

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Sophie Hobson: Untangling Tesco’s turmoil – what went wrong, and why

Tue, 23 Sep 2014| By Sophie Hobson

Our editor analyses the £250m “mistake”

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Prof Brian Cox: This is how we inspire kids to get into science and tech

By Robyn Vinter

The scientist and TV personality discusses the problem with getting kids interested in STEM careers

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Bank of Dave is coming to a high street near you. Would you bank there?

By Robyn Vinter

We talk to founder and TV star Dave Fishwick about the new bank that half the country want to switch to

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Two in five Londoners are stressed. What can employers do about it?

By Harry Cockburn

We speak to Bupa’s corporate director Patrick Watt for answers

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Amazing things to do in London this October

By Moya Maxwell

Sherlock, Strictly, satire and sartorialism - there’s something for everyone this month. Moya Maxwell picks her faves

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Check out this series of inspirational debates and discussions in London, October 2014 - February 2015

From Alain du Botton to Google, The Midtown Big Ideas Exchange is well worth checking out

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Vin+Omi: Behind the scenes at London Fashion Week 2014

By Vin and Omi

What it’s like to put on a fashion show, from the duo who’ve just done it

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Who are the 100 most connected women in Britain?

From the Queen to George Clooney’s wife Amal Alamuddin to Boris’ executive assistant – women from all walks of life have made it to GQ’s list of the 100 most connected women in Britain.

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