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Eurozone business growth accelerates

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 09:25
Business output in the eurozone grew at its fastest rate in four years in June, a closely watched survey suggests.
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VIDEO: Samsung chief apologises over Mers

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 09:09
The vice chairman of the Samsung group accepts responsibility and apologises over an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) at one of the company's medical centres.
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Government cuts stake in Lloyds again

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 07:23
The UK government's stake in Lloyds Banking Group has fallen to below 17% after more shares were sold to private investors.
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Deadmau5 settles Disney mouse dispute

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 06:40
Canadian DJ Joel Zimmerman, also known as Deadmau5, settles his trademark "mouse head" dispute with Disney.
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China factory activity shrinks again

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 03:04
Factory activity in the world's second largest economy, China, contracts for a fourth month in a row in June, but the sector did show signs of stabilising.
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Japan's Nikkei hits 15-year high

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 01:44
Japanese shares hit a 15-year high, following the global rally elsewhere on hopes that Greece will reach a deal with its creditors to avoid a default.
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VIDEO: Exam results for nine million Chinese

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 00:09
It's a big day in China - the "gaokao" results which determine who gets into university are released for nine million students.
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The murky world of online reviews

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 23:05
Navigating the murky world of online reviews
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The challenges of going global

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 23:02
How hard is it to expand overseas?
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VIDEO: Gym wars: Survival of the fittest

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 23:00
With household budgets squeezed, the health and fitness club sector has not been growing much, but two types of club are thriving.
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Q&A: Tax credits explained

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 23:00
How do tax credits work?
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Martha Stewart Living sold for $353m

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 18:49
Home and lifestyle firm Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is being sold for $353m (£223m) to the clothes brand management firm Sequential Brands.
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How did Greece get in this mess?

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 17:34
What has it done and what more does it need to do?
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Greece spells out debt 'rescue' deal

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 16:40
Greece proposes new taxes on businesses and the wealthy as part of plans to end the deadlock on its debt crisis, amid hopes of a deal this week.
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VIDEO: 'Creditors accept Greece's debt plan'

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 16:10
Greece's Economy Minister Giorgos Stathakis tells the BBC's Robert Peston that he believes Greece's new proposals to balance the government's books have broken the deadlock with its creditors.
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French telecoms giant bids for rival

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 15:33
French telecoms giant Numericable-SFR makes a €10bn offer for rival Bouygues Telecom, sending its share price sharply higher, but the government expresses reservations.
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Markets rise on hopes of Greece deal

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 15:32
Stock markets rise on hopes a deal may finally be agreed between Greece and its creditors, after Athens submitted fresh proposals to avoid defaulting on its debts.
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Hackers steal data using pitta bread

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 15:21
Secret encryption keys can be stolen using a cheap gadget so small it could be concealed inside some pitta bread.
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Apple Music in Taylor Swift backdown

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 15:11
Apple Music reverses its payment policy, a day after Taylor Swift said she was refusing to allow the company to stream her album 1989.
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University 'not good value', say many

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 15:04
Four in 10 students graduating this year do not believe their courses have been good value for money, a survey for BBC 5 live suggests.
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