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The man who bet his house on his invention

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 23:06
The man who bet his house on his invention being a success
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VIDEO: Cloud king: 'Ride a tech wave'

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 23:01
Aaron Levie, cofounder of technology company Box, offers the business advice he wishes he'd downloaded before he started out, for the BBC News series CEO Secrets.
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Hinkley Point decision delayed again

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 21:37
A decision on whether to fund Britain's first nuclear power plant in decades is delayed again.
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VIDEO: Would high street shoppers miss BHS?

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 16:04
Shoppers in Leeds react to fears retailer BHS could file for administration as early at Monday, threatening 11,000 jobs.
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UK-US trade deal could take years - Obama

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 15:40
The UK could take up to 10 years to negotiate trade deals with the US if it leaves the EU, and would have less influence globally, US President Barack Obama says.
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Clark 'first billionaire car dealer'

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 12:25
Sir Arnold Clark has become Britain's first billionaire car dealer, according to the Sunday Times Rich List 2016.
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What is the future for UK-US trade?

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 11:31
Will the UK be last in the US trade queue after a Brexit vote?
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Rich list reveals steel family losses

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 07:17
Europe's biggest steelmaker loses more than £2bn in the past year while Lewis Hamilton, Adele and Sir James Dyson make big profits, the Sunday Times Rich List reveals.
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VIDEO: Watch a remote-controlled car paint

Sat, 23/04/2016 - 23:00
The BBC Business series My Shop visits a shop in Coventry where a local painter makes artworks with remote-controlled cars.
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Germans rally against US-EU trade deal

Sat, 23/04/2016 - 13:30
Thousands of people have protested in the German city of Hannover against a proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal.
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Will Starbucks be a hit in South Africa?

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 23:31
Will Starbucks make it big in South Africa?
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EU to draw up tax haven blacklist

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 21:53
EU nations agree to draw up a blacklist of tax havens in the wake of the Panama Papers leaks.
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How money has been made over the years

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 20:47
A brief history of currency in five objects
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Chinese investors bet on Manchester

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 20:46
Chinese investors are not just buying property in the UK's "Northern Powerhouse" they are helping to build it, too.
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Emissions mean bumpy ride for carmakers

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 20:44
European carmakers have a rocky week as Volkswagen sets aside billions more for the diesel emissions scandal and German firms agree to recall 630,000 cars.
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Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.1m vehicles

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 20:43
Fiat Chrysler is to recall 1.1m vehicles worldwide over fears they may roll away after drivers get out.
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Google and Microsoft drag on Nasdaq

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 20:43
Wall Street ended the week mixed as disappointing results from Google owner Alphabet and Microsoft weighed on the technology sector.
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North Sea tax receipts slump to £35m

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 19:58
Tax receipts from offshore oil and gas came to only £35m in the last financial year, according to figures from HM Revenue and Customs.
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VW increases emissions bill to €16.2bn

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 18:11
Volkswagen sets aside billions more to cover emissions scandal costs as German carmakers agree to recall 630,000 diesels.
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New £20 design and personality unveiled

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 15:53
Artist JMW Turner will feature on the new design of the Bank of England's £20 note to enter circulation in 2020.
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