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Rolls-Royce to cut thousands of jobsAFP/Shares of London-listed miners were buffeted by concerns about China’s economic health. U.K. stocks on Thursday finished at the highest level in about four weeks as the pound weakened following the European Central Bank’s decision to begin gradually closing the chapter on its crisis-era monetary policy. Upbeat domestic retail sales figures offset worries about slowing economic growth in China, which had hobbled shares of mining companies in early trade.