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VIDEO: What businesses want from Europe

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:56
British Chambers of Commerce views on trading and exporting to Europe and UK relations with the EU.
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VIDEO: Football in India set for kick-off

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:48
Can football really attract fans in India, the land of cricket? The BBC's Sameer Hashmi reports.
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UK trade deficit narrows in August

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:36
The gap between the amount the UK imports and the amount it exports narrowed in August, the latest official figures show.
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VIDEO: Winemakers shake-up the industry

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:34
Winemaking in South Africa is a multi-billion dollar industry, but it has not always been a sparkling success.
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VIDEO: SA's small-scale fishing threat

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:27
As small-scale fishing on South-Africa's west coast declines, fishermen in Saldanha Bay are concerned their way of life may disappear entirely.
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Microsoft boss rues female pay gaffe

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:19
The boss of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, apologises for remarks he made advising women not to ask for a pay rise but to have "faith in the system".
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Train firm offered new franchise

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:46
First Great Western is to be offered a new franchise which could last up to four-and-a-half years, the Department for Transport announces.
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VIDEO: Designed In China: The facts

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:54
Animated graphic illustrating the advances China is making from a manufacturer to a designer of goods and products
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Asia extends global share slide

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:46
Asian shares fall back, following big losses on Wall Street, as concerns about the health of the global economy worry investors.
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Severn Trent Water to axe 500 jobs

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 08:30
Severn Trent Water, based in Coventry, announces 500 job cuts in a restructuring programme.
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Former China mining head extradited

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 06:44
A former Chinese mining firm executive on the run from insider trading charges in Australia has been extradited from Hong Kong.
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Lego 'won't renew' Shell contract

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 05:40
Danish toymaker Lego will not renew a promotional contract with Royal Dutch Shell following pressure from environmental group Greenpeace.
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Symantec to split in two companies

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 03:18
Software maker Symantec becomes the latest tech company to announce that it will split its operations into two.
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VIDEO: IMF, World Bank to tackle global growth

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 03:14
Finance ministers, IMF and World Bank officials are gathering to explore how to get the global economy back on track.
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Has Royal Mail reason to celebrate its 'first' birthday?

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 23:44
The service celebrates a 'first' birthday
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'Air' plastic and mushroom cushions

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 23:34
Growing mushroom cushions and making plastic from air
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Venezuela 'must pay Exxon $1.6bn'

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 23:15
Venezuela must pay oil giant Exxon Mobil $1.6bn (£1bn) in compensation for assets expropriated in 2007, says a World Bank panel.
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Private sector pay 'to rise fastest'

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 23:09
Pay in the private sector is likely to rise faster than public sector wages in the next four years, according to a report.
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Global growth fears hit US shares

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 22:46
The return of worries over global growth prospects sends the oil price and US shares tumbling in their biggest drop of the year.
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FTSE 100 and oil price hit fresh lows

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 18:48
London shares close at their lowest level for a year and the oil price drops as fears over eurozone growth resurface.
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