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VIDEO: Bollywood horror filmed in UK

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 13:23
Bollywood is not normally associated with the suspense genre but now it is biting back with a home counties horror film - and the BBC has been granted exclusive access.
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Treasury sells RBS stake at £1bn loss

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 13:17
The government begins its sell-off of shares in part-nationalised lender Royal Bank of Scotland, raising £2.1bn, a third below the price it paid.
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VIDEO: Hinduja on India's economic boom

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 13:03
Businessman Gopichand Hinduja talks to the BBC about India's role in the world and how the country compares to China in terms of economic growth.
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Obama plan 'hope' for Paris deal

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 11:07
The UK government welcomes President Obama's plan to cut greenhouse gases and boost clean power.
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China sales fall hits BMW profits

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 10:57
A drop in sales in China and investment in new vehicles hits German luxury car maker BMW's second-quarter profits.
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RBS sale: Value for money?

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 10:52
Value for money for the taxpayer?
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Fewer claims lift Direct Line profits

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 09:43
Insurance group Direct Line reports a big increase in profits for the first half of 2015, after improved weather leads to fewer claims.
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House price rises 'sped up in July'

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 08:16
The pace of increase in UK house prices accelerated in July, rising by 3.5% compared with a year earlier, according to the Nationwide.
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VIDEO: Family feud, South Korean style

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 01:57
South Korea's Lotte Group is in the throes of a bitter feud as the founder prepares to hand over power.
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Asian shares up despite weak US lead

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 01:51
Asian markets trade mostly higher despite a lacklustre lead from Wall Street, where US stocks closed lower.
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VIDEO: Can palm oil be made sustainably?

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 01:33
The big plantations used to produce palm oil have devastated wildlife in places like Borneo. Can it be produced sustainably?
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Is your digital double a thief?

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 23:18
Is your digital doppelganger stealing from you and others?
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Look no hands: Self-driving cars

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 23:14
The future for driverless cars
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VIDEO: Recruit people 'better than you'

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 23:14
Former Thomas Cook Group boss Harriet Green offers the advice she wishes she had had when she started out in the world of business.
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Branding Singapore's SG50 jubilee

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 23:11
Cashing in on 50 years of independence
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UK firm faces Somalia payments probe

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 22:16
A British oil company paid hundreds of thousands of dollars which went to senior Somali civil servants, according to a UN report seen by the BBC.
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VIDEO: What is behind Puerto Rico's default?

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 21:58
Outside Source looks at the struggles facing the Puerto Rican economy.
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Obama unveils clean energy plan

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 19:34
US President Barack Obama unveils what he calls "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change.
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Government starts RBS share sell-off

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 17:47
The Treasury has started to sell its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland, making 5.2% of shares in the bank available to institutional investors.
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Trader jailed over Libor rate-rigging

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 17:43
Former City trader Tom Hayes is found guilty at a London court of rigging global Libor interest rates, and sentenced to 14 years in jail, in the first trial of its kind.
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