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Britain's economy grew by 2.6% in 2014 - its fastest pace since the start of the global financial crisis, official figures have shown.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says decisions taken by credit rating agencies are politically motivated, after S&P downgraded the rating below investment grade.
The European Union will put in place its 'capital markets union' by 2019, starting with quick wins like encouraging direct investment in businesses, an EU document shows.
Britons who may have been mis-sold insurance to cover events such as credit card fraud will have to vote for a scheme that could cost hundreds of millions of pounds.
Americans are feeling sweet about romance as Valentine's Day approaches, with consumers expected to spend big this year on candy, according to a survey.
Oil prices have steadied near six-year lows, with gains capped by lingering concern about a global supply glut, weak demand and Greece's political future.
Dubai International has overtaken London's Heathrow Airport to become the world's top hub in international travel after handling 70.47 million passengers in 2014.
Intensifying anxiety over Greece has sent European stock markets lower, with the new government set on a course with creditors over plans to renegotiate its bailout.