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PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Nov 17

The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Nov 15

The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Nov 13

Nov 13 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

UPDATE 1-UK retailers suffer worst October since 2008 - BRC

British shoppers cut back their spending last month at the fastest pace for any October since 2008, a reminder of the strain on household budgets even before the Bank of England raised interest rates, a survey showed on Tuesday. Retail sales declined by an annual 1.0 percent on a like-for-like basis, which strips out changes in store size, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) said. Sales rose 1.9 percent in September.

Ireland eliminates tax take shortfall in October

Ireland's tax take returned to target at the end of October after better than expected income tax, corporation tax and excise duty eliminated an earlier deficit, the finance ministry said on Thursday.