FTSE tumbles in worldwide share sale

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London shares fell sharply in early trading as investor confidence was hit by stock prices plummeting across the world, with the FTSE 100 down 73.9 points (1.38%) to 5,288.2 by mid-morning.

Next shares rose slightly, up 9p (0.83%) to £10.91, while British Airways added 1.25p (0.5%) to 251.25 as oil prices continue to ease. Eurasian shares fell 46p (5.28%) to 826p, while Ferrexpo dropped...

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