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Cigarette staff in shock at closure

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 10:59
Staff at JTI Gallaher cigarette plant in County Antrim are given time off to absorb the news that all 877 jobs are to be lost.
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Nokia to mothball India mobile plant

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 10:50
Nokia plans to suspend production at its mobile phone factory in India because of a dispute with the country's tax authorities.
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Mobile firm Three fined over gripes

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 10:39
Mobile operator Three has been fined £250,000 by regulator Ofcom by failing to handle customer complaints in a "fair and timely manner".
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House price growth 'will moderate'

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 10:09
Annual house price growth in the UK will moderate during the rest of the year, having peaked at about 10%, according to the Halifax.
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VIDEO: The 'Harry Potter' password

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 10:07
A Silicon Valley start-up company has developed a way of replacing passwords by allowing users to create their own unique "air signature".
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Wonga TV advert banned by regulator

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 09:55
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) bans a TV advert by payday lender Wonga, following a complaint by a charity.
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EE launches home TV service in UK

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 09:33
The mobile network EE launches a service that allows four people to watch different TV shows at once via the same set-top box.
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Strike to cost Air France 500m euros

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 08:49
Air France estimates that last month's two-week pilots strike will cost it about €500m (£393m) in lost revenue, as its shares fall 2%.
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World Bank executive gives up bonus

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 07:17
The World Bank chief financial officer is giving up part of his bonus after an uproar over cost-cutting measures at the lender.
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VIDEO: Twitter founder talks 'evolving' media

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 07:01
BBC Click talks to Twitter co-founder Biz Stone about the growth of social media.
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Ashley bids to oust Rangers chief

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 06:54
Newcastle Utd owner Mike Ashley calls for an extraordinary meeting of Rangers in a bid to oust their chief executive.
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Flipkart sorry for sale glitches

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 06:12
India's biggest online retailer Flipkart apologises to customers for glitches during Monday's 'Big Billion Day' sale.
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Yahoo set to cut '400 jobs' in India

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 03:49
Tech giant Yahoo plans to cut jobs in Bangalore, India, which is considered one of its largest engineering hubs.
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Asia shares slump after IMF forecast

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 03:01
Asian markets headed lower, following Wall Street's cue, after the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts.
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Canberra ranked 'best place to live'

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 02:37
The Australian Capital Territory of Canberra ranks as the best place in the world to live, according to a report by the OECD.
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Problem debt 'costs UK economy £8bn'

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 01:08
A leading debt charity says the knock-on costs for the economy of people getting into too much debt amount to more than £8bn a year.
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KFC owner Yum cuts profit outlook

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 00:42
Yum Brands, the US owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, cuts its full-year profit forecast after a food scare hurt its sales in China.
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Grow your own tiny forest on the web

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 00:17
Everyone loves trees, but do we need forests in our cities and in our offices? One man thinks so and is busy planting them.
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EU hosts anti-extremist tech meeting

Tue, 07/10/2014 - 23:19
A "private" dinner between tech firms and government officials from across the EU is to take place on Wednesday.
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Heating buildings using computers

Tue, 07/10/2014 - 23:13
Using the heat produced from computers to warm buildings
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