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Yorkshire offshore wind farm gets government approval

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 14:48
The world's biggest offshore wind farm has been given the go-ahead by the government.
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Audi cars 'will talk to traffic lights', firm says

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 14:48
Vehicles will soon be able to communicate with traffic lights and tell drivers when they are about to change, Audi says.
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Regulated rail fares to rise by 1.9%

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 14:47
Regulated rail fares in England and Wales and regulated peak-time fares in Scotland will rise by 1.9% next year.
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Specsavers seeks to trademark 'should've' catchphrase

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 14:38
Optician group Specsavers has its plan to trademark the use of "should've" approved by the UK Intellectual Property Office.
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Fuel prices push up UK inflation rate to 0.6%

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 11:20
Rising fuel prices helped to push the UK's inflation rate up to 0.6% last month, official figures show.
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House price inflation accelerates to 8.7% in June

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 09:55
House prices across the UK rose by 8.7% in the year to June, according to official figures, a faster rate than in May.
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Bebo tycoon Michael Birch invests in 'sad state' Devon village

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 09:23
The multi-millionaire founder of the Bebo social networking site says he pumped money into a North Devon village after seeing its "sad state".
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Mining giant BHP slumps to record loss

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 08:08
Mining giant BHP Billiton reports a record loss for the past year following a mining disaster in Brazil and a slump in commodity prices.
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FTSE 100 firms' pension deficit soars, says LCP

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 06:55
The combined pension funds deficit for companies in the FTSE 100 has seen huge increases in the past year, according to pensions expert LCP.
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Indonesian carriers cleared for US flights after nine-year ban

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 05:16
Indonesian airlines are cleared by regulators to fly to the US, after a nine-year ban.
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The Indian women who escaped sexual slavery and became entrepreneurs

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 03:59
Two female victims of human trafficking tell the BBC's Divya Arya how they rebuilt their lives and re-integrated into society by becoming businesswomen.
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Take me to paradise

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 01:00
Airlines and travel companies are trying to extend their reach into interactive entertainment.
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Phones built for builders – are they tough enough?

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 23:41
BBC's Zoe Kleinman puts the new Tuffphone to the test and compares it to rival handsets.
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Child prodigy

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 22:11
Twelve-year-old entrepreneur Henry Patterson tells the BBC how running a successful business has changed his life.
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Could ethanol power the future for electric cars?

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 21:04
The race is on to produce less-polluting electric vehicles (EVs), but could sustainably sourced ethanol prove to be the breakthrough fuel to take EVs mainstream?
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Fresh bid talk lifts shares in Peppa Pig firm Entertainment One

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 16:08
London's FTSE 100 rises, and shares in Entertainment One - the firm behind Peppa Pig - jump on reports it could face a new takeover bid.
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Energy UK: 'We are working to improve customer trust'

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 15:09
The chief executive of Energy UK seeks to reassure customers after it emerged that thousands of households have been paying nearly three times too much for their gas.
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Mixed up measures

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 14:44
Energy firm E.On's measurement error over some of its customers' gas payments is just the latest costly metric-imperial mix-up.
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Germans should have to work until 69, says Bundesbank

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 14:21
Elderly Germans may have to keep working until the age of 69 if a Bundesbank proposal to tackle an ageing population is adopted.
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Sports Direct 'to back-pay Derbyshire workers £1m'

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 14:02
Workers at Sports Direct's Derbyshire base will receive back-pay of about £1m for non-payment of the minimum wage, according to the Unite union.
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