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Tech firms help workers freeze eggs

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 08:58
Women working for Facebook and Apple are being offered an additional perk: they can have their eggs frozen.
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VIDEO: Crackdown on scam mail fraudsters

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 08:22
More £100,000 has been returned to victims of postal scams thanks to a special initiative between National Trading Standards and the Royal Mail.
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Toyota to recall 1.75 million cars

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 08:10
Japanese carmaker Toyota issues a recall of 1.75 million cars worldwide over faulty brake installations and fuel component issues.
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AbbVie to reconsider Shire deal

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 07:27
US drug firm AbbVie says it is reconsidering its estimated £32bn takeover of UK rival Shire following new tax rules announced by the US Treasury.
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Converse sues over trademark shoe

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 06:49
US shoemaker Converse is suing 31 companies for allegedly copying the design of its trademark shoe.
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China inflation near five-year low

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 04:32
Inflation in China eased to a near five-year low in September, adding to evidence of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy.
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VIDEO: Asia's poverty 'underestimated'

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 04:06
The number of people who live in poverty across the Asia-Pacific region is being vastly underestimated according to the Asian Development Bank.
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Asian shares up despite China data

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 02:23
Asian shares were higher following US gains despite inflation data from China showing the economy is slowing.
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Worker seeks pay rise in mass email

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 23:42
A bank employee asks his CEO for a raise - and copies 200,000 co-workers in on the email.
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VIDEO: 'Double Irish' tax structure closes

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 23:03
The Republic of Ireland's Irish finance minister announces he is abolishing the controversial "Double Irish" tax structure that exploited international differences in tax rules.
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Regulator to tackle investment scams

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 23:02
The Financial Conduct Authority is so concerned about scam merchants targeting the elderly that it is launching a major publicity campaign.
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Can big data help contain Ebola?

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 23:01
How big data analytics is helping tackle Ebola
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Belgian comics turn over a new page

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 23:01
How Belgian comic books are turning over a new page
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Ticket prices outstrip cost of living

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 23:01
The BBC Price of Football study finds some ticket prices in English football rising at almost twice the rate of the cost of living.
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Tony Blair: Fight war of ideas against extremism

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 23:01
Fighting the ideas that fuel extremism
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Is Amazon a failure of capitalism?

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 22:40
Is Amazon a failure of capitalism?
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Intel profits up on better PC market

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 20:40
Chip-maker Intel says profit for the third quarter rose as demand for personal computers recovered.
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Pound falls on weak inflation figures

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 16:22
The pound falls sharply as weak inflation figures suggest any UK rate rise remains some way off.
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Germany cuts growth forecasts

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 16:11
The German government sharply cuts its economic growth forecast for this year and next, citing "external" factors for the revision.
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'Double Irish' tax scheme set to end

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 15:09
The Republic of Ireland's Irish finance minister announces he is abolishing the controversial "Double Irish" tax structure that exploited international differences in tax rules.
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