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President Donald Trump speaks on the campaign trail. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Donald Trump’s shock election victory and unfavourable sporting results dented takings at bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair to the tune of £40 million in the fourth quarter.

Theresa May. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Theresa May will launch her industrial strategy for post-Brexit Britain on Monday with a promise the Government will “step up” and take an active role in backing business.

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Council leaders are calling for a “radical rethink” of funding for job creation, claiming that job centres are failing to support enough people into work.

The Halfords store in Dereham. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Halfords has reported a robust set of results for the festive period, with the bicycles to car parts chain planning to motor on after acquiring a minority stake in a mobile tyre-fitting business.

Norwich Royal Mail sorting office.. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Royal Mail has revealed a sharp drop in letter mailing in the busy festive season as business worries over Brexit hit marketing post.

Students taking part in a University of East Anglia science outreach activity. Picture: UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA

Science, research, engineering and technology jobs will grow at double the rate of other occupations, creating 142,000 extra positions over the next few years, a study shows.

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Charlotte Moore and James Norman have opened Charlotte James Photography and Events in Beccles. Picture: Nick Butcher.

At first glance Charlotte James Photography and Events in Beccles may look like the standard shop of its type.

Steve Beber, left, chief executive,, and Mike Pettitt, chief technical officer, of TRACKIT Solutions. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Future50 member TRACKIT Solutions has big plans which could transform the business in 2017, as SHAUN LOWTHORPE reports.

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