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Japanese economy avoids recession

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 09:40
Japan's economy has dodged a recession after it grew faster than expected in the first quarter of the year.
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Suzuki admits fuel testing problems

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 09:23
Japanese car maker Suzuki says it has found "discrepancies" in its fuel and emissions testing but denies cheating.
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US raises China steel taxes by 522%

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 08:18
The US raises its import duties on Chinese steelmakers by more than fivefold after accusing them of selling their products below market prices.
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VIDEO: You won't be bored on board

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 07:44
Aaron Heslehurst tries out the many pools, bars and restaurants on board the world's largest cruise ship, Harmony Of The Seas, ahead of its maiden voyage.
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VIDEO: Apple CEO aims to make inroads in India

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 06:25
Apple's boss Tim Cook is in India for his first visit and looking to tap the country's fast-growing smartphone market.
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US eases economic sanctions on Myanmar

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 02:46
The US lifts more economic sanctions on Myanmar, but most of the restrictions on trade and investment with the powerful military stay in place.
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Japan stocks rise after growth data

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 02:42
Japanese stocks are rising after data showed the country's economy dodged a recession in the first three months of the year.
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VIDEO: Singapore museum targets the tech-savvy

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 01:10
Art galleries and museums are now using more sophisticated modern techniques to draw audiences in and potentially turn a profit.
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VIDEO: Why cruises aren't all plain sailing

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 23:20
As the world's largest cruise liner, The Harmony Of The Seas, prepares for its maiden voyage, Aaron Heslehurst looks at some of the problems faced by the industry.
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VIDEO: Big bucks for comic art

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 23:03
Could the old comics in your garage fetch six figures?
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Heathrow: It's an issue of trust

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 23:00
Heathrow has become an issue of trust
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Canada fires cost oil industry $760m

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 20:00
A new report into the financial impact of the McMurray fires says some $760m (£528m) in oil sands production has been lost.
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