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Qantas returns to full-year profit

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 00:10
Australia's national carrier Qantas reports a return to full-year profit and says it plans to buy eight Boeing Dreamliners.
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Students get new video games course

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 23:23
Drive to create new video games talent
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Selling cooking gas by the rucksack

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 23:15
The bio-fuel firm that sells its methane by the rucksack
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Why Gap is in a tight squeeze

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 23:11
How the High Street brand is getting a makeover
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A third of staff 'have been bullied'

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 23:06
More than a third of employees believe they have been bullied in their workplace, according to research for a UK law firm.
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VIDEO: No more cash for Irn Bru empties

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 22:50
The company which makes the soft drink Irn Bru is to stop paying customers for returning empty bottles.
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VIDEO: 'Safety a priority for Uber in India'

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 22:14
India's Uber boss has described the incident in which an Uber driver raped a female passenger as 'horrific'.
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Crude awakening

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 19:54
How the falling oil price is hitting Scotland's finances
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US rate rise conditions 'approaching'

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 19:44
Minutes from the US Federal Reserve's latest meeting show it thought conditions for a rate rise "were approaching", but that the economy was not ready yet.
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German MPs back Greek bailout deal

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 19:41
German MPs approve a third eurozone bailout deal for Greece, after Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says it would be irresponsible to oppose it.
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FTSE 100 falls to seven-month low

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 16:41
The UK's benchmark FTSE 100 index falls to seven-month low amid increasing concerns about the outlook for commodity prices and Chinese growth.
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Glencore profits hit by oil slowdown

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 16:15
Commodities giant Glencore reports a first half loss of $676m (£431m) after being hit by falling oil and metal prices.
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Petrol prices prop up US inflation

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:27
US consumer prices rose 0.1% in July, helped by petrol and food costs, the US Department of Labor says.
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Tough outlook for emerging markets

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:26
Emerging markets are facing headwinds
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Bangkok bomb could hit tourism

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 13:34
Will tourists avoid Bangkok?
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Cremation costs rise by a third

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 12:25
The average cost of a cremation at a public crematorium has risen by a third since 2010, the BBC can reveal.
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More UK households expect rate rise

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 12:22
The majority of UK households now expect an interest rate rise within 12 months, an influential survey says, while a Bank of England policymaker predicts they will go up "pretty soon".
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Irn Bru puts lid on bottle returns

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 11:26
Irn Bru maker AG Barr is to scrap its 30p buyback scheme for customers who return glass bottles.
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Carlsberg cuts profit forecast

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 11:14
Shares of Danish brewer Carlsberg drop, after the brewer cut its profit forecast, blaming 'challenging conditions' in Eastern Europe.
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Fault may have caused Dreamliner fire

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 10:11
A fire on a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet at Heathrow Airport in 2013 was probably caused by a short circuit, air accident investigators say.
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