UK economy grows 0.7% in third quarter

Britain among the fastest expanding economies in industrial world

EU tells Britain to pay extra €2.1bn

Better-performing UK economy leads to bigger slice for Brussels

Priory to open City psychotherapy clinic

Business urged to raise awareness of mental health issues

Sweden abandons submarine hunt

Poor end to biggest mobilisation of Swedish forces since cold war

US accuses allies of buying Isis oil

Islamist group earning as much as $1m a day, says Treasury official

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

Aid agency worker recently returned from Guinea, west Africa

John Fallon at Pearson headquarters in London, October 2, 2012

Pearson sticks to profit forecasts

Education group says restructuring is on track

City dwellers carry $650bn homes burden

Mix of rapid urban growth and housing shortage boosts costs

EU agrees target to cut gas emissions

Leaders overcome resistance from eastern member states

Japan blighted by zombie housing

Shrinking population and ‘scrap and build’ culture lead to 8m empty homes

Figure from LME Sumitomo scandal returns

Former principal at Winchester Commodities re-emerges on scene

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Stories of ill-fated speculators seeking quick riches and being burnt

Man-made idols who cannot plead the law

Ched Evans case and his lack of contrition show why footballers must be held to a higher standard

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