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VIDEO: Arora: 'I took my culture with me'

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 13:32
Speaking from his shop and studio in Paris, Indian fashion designer Manish Arora talks about his success.
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VIDEO: Botswana's complex ecotourism trade

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 13:27
While much of the profits made from wildlife tourism in Botswana go to foreign-owned tourist operators, the biggest concern for some locals is poachers.
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Hellmann's drops eggless mayo case

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 11:58
The company that makes Hellmann's mayonnaise, Unilever, is dropping its planned court case against an American company that makes an eggless variety.
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Number in debt to energy firms rises

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 11:10
About 6% of domestic energy customers were in debt to their supplier in 2013, figures show, but energy firms still owe money to customers too.
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Bank fine reduces public borrowing

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 11:04
A bank fine of £1.1bn for manipulating currency markets has helped government borrowing figures in November, official figures show.
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Trade deal protest falls on deaf ears

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:38
Anti-trade deal protesters vent their anger in Brussels but EU leaders have already gone home.
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Wonga customer wins fees challenge

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:54
Payday lender Wonga will refund the fees and interest charged to a customer whose outstanding loan has already been written off.
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North Sea oil fears 'too dramatic'

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:16
A leading figure in the UK's oil industry, Sir Ian Wood, tells the BBC warnings the industry is close to collapse are overstating the problem.
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HK tycoon found guilty of corruption

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 08:59
Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and a former government official have been found guilty in the city's biggest-ever corruption case.
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Disabled 'missing out' on scheme

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 07:40
Substantial numbers of disabled people are missing out on government support to help them into work, a group of MPs say.
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China revises up 2013 economy size

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 06:26
China revises up the size of its economy in 2013 by 3.4%, which works out to about the size of Malaysia's economic output.
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Thai tuna firm buys US rival

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 04:48
The world's largest canned tuna producer Thai Union Frozen Products is buying US rival Bumble Bee Foods for $1.5bn (£96m).
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VIDEO: India splashes out on art biennale

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 03:52
Kochi in India is hosting its second art biennale despite criticism the city can't afford to lavish so much money on the arts.
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How are Venezuelans coping with tumbling oil prices?

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 01:17
How Venezuelans are affected by falling oil prices
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Global debt: How worried should we be?

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 00:10
How worried should we be?
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Nick Hewer to leave The Apprentice

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 00:04
Lord Sugar's adviser on The Apprentice Nick Hewer announces he is to leave the BBC One show after a decade.
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Budapest's underground escape craze

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 00:01
The escape games taking Hungary by storm
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VIDEO: Escape games boom in Budapest

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 00:00
Why are people flocking to Hungary in order to try and escape from locked rooms?
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Myanmar's pop-up power stations

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 23:24
The mobile generators boosting Myanmar's electricity supply
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VIDEO: Myanmar turns to pop-up power

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 23:20
Myanmar, also known as Burma, is trying out fast track power generation, putting gas generators into re-used shipping containers.
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