BBC News - Business 22 February 2018

UK economic growth revised downwards

Economic growth was a worse than expected 0.4% in the last three months of 2017, official figures say.

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British Gas owner Centrica to cut 4,000 jobs after 'weak' year

The cuts come after what Centrica said was a "weak" performance at the end of 2017.

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More KFC outlets reopen as chicken chaos eases

Almost 700 stores are trading again following the week-long chicken delivery fiasco.

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Barclays takes £127m hit from Carillion collapse

The bank reveals how much the collapse of the outsourcing giant cost it, but its profits still rose.

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Brexit blamed by Stockport smart meter firm intending to axe 288 staff

British Gas supplier Landis+Gyr says production costs have risen by 20% since the EU referendum in 2016.

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Stansted Airport plan for 43 million passengers

The airport says increasing its annual passenger limit by eight million would create 5,000 jobs.

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Sacked pregnant worker loses European court case

EU judges defend a Spanish bank's dismissal of a pregnant worker in general staff cuts.

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Fashion company loses social media followers over same-sex ads

A men's suit company in the Netherlands faces "homophobic" backlash over their new same-sex adverts.

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