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VW boss told of emissions cheat in 2014

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 21:39
Volkswagen's US boss has admitted he was aware of the emissions issue affecting millions of the company's vehicles early last year.
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VIDEO: Scandal-hit VW announces new year recall

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 19:01
Volkswagen vehicles affected by the firm's emissions scandal will begin being recalled in January, with all of them repaired by the end of 2016, the company says.
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VIDEO: Buoyant PM addresses Tory conference

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 18:40
David Cameron has vowed to devote much of his time in office to tackling poverty and boosting social mobility.
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SABMiller rejects latest AB InBev offer

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 17:25
SABMiller has rejected an improved offer from Anheuser-Busch InBev that it says "very substantially undervalues" the company.
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Miners and Tesco lead FTSE 100 higher

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 16:59
London's leading FTSE index hit a six week high, led by mining companies and supermarket giant Tesco.
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New IMF warning on financial stability

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 16:41
The IMF warns that "global financial stability is not yet assured" as risks shift towards emerging markets.
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Tesco profits plunge as revival struggles

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 16:19
Troubled supermarket Tesco has announced another big fall in profits as it struggles to turn the business around.
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Fix Libor for a curry, court told

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 15:06
A convicted currency trader offered six London brokers take-away curries in exchange for helping him fix multi-million pound yen currency trades, a court has heard.
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The rebirth of a natural treasure

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 14:52
The rebirth of Mozambique's natural treasure
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Robert Peston leaves BBC for ITV role

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 14:31
The BBC's economics editor, Robert Peston, is poached by ITV where he is expected to present his own show.
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Mobiles to load news articles faster

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 14:22
A scheme pioneered by Google and backed by the BBC and other publishers will allows articles to download faster on mobile devices.
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New VW chairman pleads for time

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 13:56
Hans Dieter Poetsch says VW's investigation into the emissions scandal will take time, after being appointed the company's new chairman.
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VIDEO: Does VW scandal affect your car?

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 13:56
Richard Westcott explains how you can check if your car is affected by the VW emissions scandal.
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Why 'starter homes' are controversial

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 13:35
Why 'starter homes' are controversial
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Pound boosted by industry revival

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 10:59
Official figures showing a pick-up in UK manufacturing boost the pound to its highest level in two weeks against the dollar.
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Hong Kong minorities 'marginalised' in school

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 09:37
Hong Kong's minorities miss out at school
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Samsung surprises with profit forecast

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 09:23
Tech giant Samsung Electronics expects its third-quarter operating profit to beat market forecasts on the back of strong semiconductor sales.
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VIDEO: VW owners 'may have case for compensation'

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 08:31
Volkswagen owners whose vehicles are to be recalled in the wake of the emissions scandal "could have a case" for compensation, according to motoring journalist James Batchelor
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Bombardier and Airbus talk on CSeries

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 07:52
Aerospace firm Bombardier holds talks with rival Airbus about selling a stake in its CSeries project, but no agreement is reached.
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VIDEO: Climbing profits: a firm from a hobby

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 01:50
Joanne Soo runs an adventure company that takes people abseiling and mountain climbing.
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