2 September 2014 Last updated at 00:12

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A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.


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Activity in the UK's manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 14 months in August, a survey finds, while a separate study also suggests a slowdown.

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The amount of new money being borrowed by consumers soared to more than £1bn in July, according to the Bank of England.

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