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Can Lithuania turn brain drain into brain gain?

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 01:00
Can Lithuania reverse loss of young and talented?
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Japan Post to buy Australia's Toll

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 00:49
Government owned Japan Post will buy Australia's largest freight and logistics firm Toll Holdings for $5.1bn (£3.3bn), the companies said.
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VIDEO: How to stay focused at work

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 00:40
Top chief executives share their tips on how to stay focused at work.
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VIDEO: Falling oil price challenge for Texas

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 23:05
Jon Sopel reports from Midland in West Texas on how the falling oil price is hitting the industry in the United States.
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Daily Telegraph commentator resigns

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 22:35
The Daily Telegraph's chief political commentator Peter Oborne resigns, accusing the paper of a "form of fraud on its readers' for its coverage of HSBC and its Swiss tax-dodging scandal.
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Indonesia's ancient tonic seeks modern cure

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 21:15
An ancient Indonesian remedy's struggle with modernity
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Greece 'to request loan extension'

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 19:46
Greece is set to request a six-month extension of its loan agreement on Wednesday, according to media reports.
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Tottenham stadium order 'unlawful'

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 19:41
A business standing in the way of Spurs' £400m stadium redevelopment has claimed that an invalid compulsory purchase order (CPO) is being used to force it out, the High Court hears.
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Tesco names Dixons exec as chair

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 18:32
Tesco names John Allan, deputy chair of Dixons Carphone, as its new chairman after a four month search.
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Balls challenges Osborne over HSBC

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 18:10
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls steps up pressure on George Osborne in a letter over the revelations about HSBC.
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Rangers will host EGM at Ibrox home

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 17:29
Rangers respond to a second London hotel refusing to host their general meeting by deciding to stage it at Ibrox.
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FTSE unfazed by Greece talks failure

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 17:01
After falling in early trade, the FTSE 100 rebounds as a further fall in inflation offsets any concerns over the failure of Greek debt talks.
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Creating Cold

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 15:41
The men who made the world a cooler place to live
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Birmingham's owners in receivership

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 14:58
The company that owns Birmingham City Football Club, BIHL, announces it has gone into receivership.
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UK inflation falls to record low

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 12:56
The rate of UK Consumer Prices Index inflation dropped to 0.3% in January, its lowest on record, as petrol prices continued to fall.
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Profit doubles at Aldermore bank

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 12:40
Profits double at newcomer bank Aldermore as it picks up customers from bigger rivals.
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House prices growing 'strongly'

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 11:54
House prices in the UK are still growing "strongly", the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says, rising by 9.8% in the year to December.
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German confidence hits 12-month high

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 11:19
German investor sentiment rises to a 12-month high in February, boosted by action by the European Central Bank and better-than-expected growth.
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VIDEO: Why is inflation rate going down?

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 10:29
The rate of UK Consumer Prices Index inflation dropped to 0.3% in January, its lowest on record, as motor fuel prices continued to fall.
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Asian shares mixed after Greece talks

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 08:49
Asian markets experienced mixed fortunes after talks between Greece and eurozone ministers broke down.
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