23 October 2014 Last updated at 13:58

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Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.


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Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.

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Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy.

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