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VIDEO: Shell-BG Group mega-deal in 60 secs

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 10:39
The BBC's Simon Jack looks at the proposed 'mega-deal' between Shell and BG Group, which Shell shareholders vote on today.
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Decision on new nuclear plant 'delayed'

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 10:29
Britain's first new nuclear power plant in decades could be delayed amid reports an EDF board meeting to decide whether to invest in Hinkley Point Power Station has been postponed.
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Asian shares mixed with traders wary

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 02:37
Asian shares were subdued on Tuesday, drawing little support from a strong performance by US and European stock markets.
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VIDEO: Vietnam's economic reform challenge

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 02:35
Will reformist Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung secure the top post in Vietnam's Communist party?
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When is a Japanese car not a Japanese car?

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 00:05
Why it no longer matters what country your car is from
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Apple warns iPhone sales set to fall

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 23:35
Apple reports the slowest growth in iPhone sales since the product's 2007 launch and warns sales will decline for the first time later this year.
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Stock markets rally as oil prices rise

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 17:26
European markets turn positive on Tuesday afternoon after Wall Street opens higher on hopes for a deal to tackle the global oil glut.
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My Little Pony sued over font dispute

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 16:36
Toymaker Hasbro is being sued by a fonts company over allegations it used a typeface to market its My Little Pony products without permission.
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Osborne faces more Google tax questions

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 16:28
George Osborne faces further questions over the Google tax deal, with calls for greater transparency about how the £130m settlement was reached.
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JP Morgan pays $1.42bn in Lehman claim

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 16:11
US bank JP Morgan Chase will pay $1.42bn (£990m) to settle most of the legal claims accusing it of draining Lehman Brothers of cash at the time of the 2008 financial crash.
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Tesco knowingly delayed payments

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 13:24
Tesco "knowingly delayed paying money to suppliers in order to improve its own financial position", the supermarket ombudsman has found.
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Mega payment 'caused HSBC fault'

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 12:57
A fault at banking giant HSBC that left thousands of people without their wages before a bank holiday was caused by a mega-payment being rejected.
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China statistics boss is investigated

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 12:37
The head of China's National Bureau of Statistics is being investigated for suspected corruption.
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'Delay' over workers' pension access

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 11:33
Three fifths of in-house company pension schemes fail to offer flexible options for savers to take part of their pot as an income, consultants say.
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'EU needs us more than we need it'

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 11:05
The European Union needs the UK more than the UK needs it, the Vote Leave Campaign tells the BBC a day after Britain Stronger in Europe gave its view.
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Andrew Bailey is new City watchdog boss

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 10:33
A senior figure at the Bank of England - Andrew Bailey - has been named as the permanent boss of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
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Dixons Carphone to close 134 stores

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 08:39
Dixons Carphone plans to merge the remaining PC World and Currys shops
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Fracking fears raised by new study

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 02:29
Research on the amount of gas leaked from onshore oil and gas wells raises "serious questions" over the development of fracking in the UK, Greenpeace has said.
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Asia stocks fall as oil slump resumes

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 01:50
Markets in Asia have followed US markets lower as further falls in the price of oil have unsettled investors.
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Ford pulls out of Japan and Indonesia

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 01:47
US carmaker Ford says it will close its operations in Japan and Indonesia blaming poor sales and and market conditions.
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