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Were the Luddites right about technology and jobs?

Sat, 14/11/2015 - 02:34
Were the Luddites right about technology and jobs?
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The Nobel Prize winning economist who ate cat food

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 22:01
The prize-winning economist who ate cat food
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Retirement villages: Is there a catch?

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 22:00
Beware the potentially big bill when you die
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US retail sales weaker than expected

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 21:13
US retail sales rose less than expected in October as car sales fell, stoking fears that consumer spending could hit economic growth in the fourth quarter.
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US personal finance lenders combine

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 21:06
The second largest provider of personal instalment loans in the US is to buy its biggest competitor.
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Record oil glut stands at 3bn barrels

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 18:03
A record oil stockpile of three billion barrels will not be cleared until well into next year, the International Energy Agency said.
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Redcar - the £80m question

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 17:51
How will the support package for Redcar be spent?
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FTSE 100 hits six week low

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 16:59
The UK stock market continued to slide on Friday, adding to the big fall recorded in the previous session.
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Trade talks: Germany urges openness

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 16:48
Germany urges the US to give German MPs access to key documents in the controversial EU-US trade talks known as TTIP.
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Russia bans Egypt Air flights

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 15:26
Moscow bans the Egyptian national carrier from flying to Russia following last month's deadly plane crash that killed 224 people.
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Sleeper service workers to be balloted

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 14:55
RMT union members working on the Caledonian Sleeper rail service are to be balloted on industrial action.
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VIDEO: South Africa's greener bus fleet

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 14:47
The city of Johannesburg is on a drive to reduce carbon emissions by rolling out a fleet of buses that run on compressed natural gas.
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VIDEO: Building a jewellery business in SA

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 14:43
Jeweller to the stars, South African Jenna Clifford tells the BBC about her tough journey to the top.
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'Degree needed' to fathom small print

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 14:38
The small print on some insurance and banking products is only understandable to post-graduate students, a consumer group has said.
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Bidders snap up final Silk Road bitcoins

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 12:23
The final 22,000 bitcoins seized during a raid on the internet marketplace Silk Road are sold in a sealed-bid auction.
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Eurozone economy slows in third quarter

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 11:45
Economic growth in the eurozone slowed to 0.3% in the third quarter of the year, official figures show.
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US haggis ban 'could be lifted'

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 11:35
Haggis could be back on the menu in America by 2017 following "positive" meetings between the Scottish and US governments.
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VIDEO: India's impact on UK jewellery firm

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 11:34
Jewellery designer Nisha Dadi tells the BBC how she turned a small home-based venture into a big name in the wedding jewellery industry in London.
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VIDEO: Breakdown firm enters Indian market

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 11:32
Cashing-in on India's growing car ownership, the Automobile Association has gone into partnership with Indian recovery service TVS.
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VIDEO: Currency weakness hit Singtel profit

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 10:03
Singtel, Asia's biggest telecoms firm, makes most of its earnings outside of Singapore, but fluctuations in emerging market currencies is impacting its business.
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