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Steps to repay the UK's £2 billion in outstanding First World War debt have been unveiled with plans to redeem bonds dating back to the 18th century.

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BA owner sees profits climb

British Airways' profits are up after it grew capacity and maintained its focus on cost control

The owner of British Airways stepped up pressure on its European rivals today by forecasting it will make bigger than expected profits this year.

RBS surges amid FTSE 100 rally

The FTSE 100 Index opened 1% stronger, up 64.1 points at 6527.8 on Friday

Royal Bank of Scotland and the owner of British Airways were at the forefront of a stock market rally today after impressing with quarterly results.

Indian summer hits Superdry profits

SuperGroup said exceptional warm weather had dented demand for its coats and outerwear

Britain's Indian summer took its toll on another major retailer today when the owner of the Superdry brand revealed profits will be lower than expected.

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Star comment: Pioneering bid to cut nuisance

police van

Anti-social behaviour gnaws at the very fabric of society. Communities across our region are plagued by those whose thoughtlessness and irresponsibility degrade our quality of life.

Phil Gillam: If music be the food of love . . .

Shrewsbury Theatre Severn

From cocktail bars to Carluccio’s, from the Peach Tree to pretty little shops popping up everywhere, and from top exhibitions at our museum and art gallery to top entertainment at Theatre Severn, there’s a terrific vibe about Shrewsbury these days.

Star Comment: Decision by Lloyds sad news

Lloyds Bank

The decision by Lloyds Bank to shed 9,000 jobs and close 200 branches is sad news. It is also a poignant reminder that although we seem to be enjoying a period of sustained economic growth, there are still substantial challenges.

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