5. European Union leaders will discuss a new budget plan today that could allow the bloc to spend up to 1.1 trillion euros ($1.2 trillion) in the 2021-2027 period.
But the Finnish proposal moves beyond 1% of the EU's gross national income cap set by Germany, the bloc’s largest economy.
4. Banning staff from accessing their work emails outside office hours could do more harm than good to employee wellbeing, a study suggests.
University of Sussex researchers found while a ban could help some staff switch off, it could also stop people achieving work goals, causing stress.
3. People who put money into two businesses started by Grand Designs star Kevin McCloud face the prospect of losing almost their entire investment.
HAB Land Finance, named after Mr McCloud's Happiness Architecture Beauty brand, raised £2.4m from 280 people to buy sites for housing estates in Oxford and Winchester has called in liquidators.
2. China's economy grew at its slowest pace since the early 1990s in the third quarter, official figures showed.
In the three months to September, the economy expanded 6% from a year earlier, falling just short of expectations for 6.1% growth.
1. Boris Johnson will attempt to persuade MPs to back his Brexit deal today ahead of what is expected to be a knife-edge vote in the Commons tomorrow.
Johnson has insisted he is "very confident" MPs will back his deal.
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