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The Government has awarded the first contracts to design and build its next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines.

A consultation over plans to scrap 2,300 jobs at BAE Systems in Lancashire and Yorkshire has been extended.

BAE Systems is in the running for a contract to produce a large number of Eurofighter Typhoon jets for the Japanese Government.

Two new enterprise zones are being launched in a bid to create jobs for workers whose positions are being axed at BAE Systems, George Osborne has said.

BAE Systems has confirmed that it is axing almost 3,000 jobs.

Defence firm BAE Systems is expected to announce the results of a staffing review soon following speculation that between 2,000 and 3,000 jobs are to be cut.

BAE Systems is shutting its Chadderton plant as part of its restructuring programme.

Members of the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership have proposed that the BAE Systems sites at Samlesbury and Warton should be among the next round of enterprise zones granted by the Government.

Lancashire PR firm, Viva, is expanding following a number of new account wins in the last six months.

Defence contractor BAE Systems has announced that 214 jobs are to go at its Farnborough site.

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