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Greek shares continue to slide

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 15:09
Shares on the Athens Stock Market have continued to fall sharply on the prospect of an early election in the country
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New safer lorries delayed until 2022

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 14:30
New lorries designed to make it easier for drivers to spot pedestrians and cyclists face delays of up to eight years, it has emerged.
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Uber suspends operations in Delhi

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 14:03
Online taxi firm Uber accepts a ban on its service in Delhi after the alleged rape of a female passenger, saying it will review how it screens drivers.
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Chelsea make living wage commitment

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 13:32
Chelsea FC become the first Premier League club to sign up to the living wage.
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Bank to 'remove drip-feed of news'

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 13:25
The Bank of England will publish policy decisions and minutes of policy meetings at the same time in an effort to communicate with the public more clearly.
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Airbus shares fall over A380 threat

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 12:29
Shares in French aviation firm Airbus fell as much as 4.5% on Thursday after it said it might halt production of its A380 superjumbo in 2018.
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Russia raises interest rates to 10.5%

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 12:01
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 10.5% from 9.5%, the second hike in six weeks, as it seeks to combat inflation.
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Pension firms 'failing' consumers

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 10:10
Some pension providers are failing their customers, the City regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.
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Fifth of supply firms 'face bullying'

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 09:32
Almost a fifth of companies face unfair supply chain practices, including "pay-to-stay", according to the Federation of Small Businesses.
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Google to shut Spanish news service

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 07:14
Online search giant Google is shutting down its Google News service in Spain before a new intellectual property law is introduced.
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LTA to cut funding to aspiring stars

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 06:01
Funding for up-and-coming British tennis talent will be severely cut in a bid to develop more top-100 players.
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Asian shares fall on oil price slump

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 01:56
Asian shares drop again Thursday as falling oil prices continued to fuel global growth fears.
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VIDEO: Will Japan vote for more Abenomics?

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 01:37
Japanese voters go to the polls this weekend, where they are widely expected to re-elect current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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Investec sorry for 'I can't breathe'

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 01:33
South African bank Investec apologises after the headline "I can't breathe" on a research note causes an uproar on social media.
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Building affordable homes on water

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 00:23
Should more affordable homes be built on water?
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The battle for Brazil's billion dollar smile

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 00:18
Cashing in on Brazil's obsession with perfect teeth
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The value of celebrity endorsements

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 00:10
A growing number of small firms are boosting sales thanks to securing celebrity endorsements, but doing a deal with a famous figure doesn't necessarily guarantee success.
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Oil falls to new five-year low

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 22:56
The price of oil falls below $65 per barrel after two separate reports indicate a global supply glut.
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Myanmar's pirated pop problem

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 22:03
Where original singers struggle to find a hold in the music industry
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Oil price fall hits US energy stocks

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 21:53
Stocks on Wall Street tumble, with energy shares seeing some of the biggest falls as the oil price slides to a fresh five-year low.
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