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The Government is expected to announce that a private consortium is losing a £9 billion pound contract the clean up the nuclear waste site at Sellafield.
Asia's importance in the art market is growing, we find out why.
China's December trade figures have beaten expectations with exports up 9.7% and imports down 2.3% from a year earlier.
Why can't the UK build 240,000 houses a year?
With the cost of crude oil falling, how low will petrol prices go?
Why tennis technology can only go so far
How much advantage can new technology give to players in tennis, a sport where skill and tenacity count for so much.
Samira Hussain speaks to Dieter Zetsche, head of Mercedes-Benz about autonomous vehicles, and cars becoming smartphones on wheels.
The continued slide in the price of oil hits shares in energy companies, dragging the main US share indexes lower.
Jaguar Land Rover says it will create 1,300 new jobs to build Jaguar's first sports utility vehicle (SUV) at its Solihull plant in the West Midlands.
US President Barack Obama has unveiled new proposals on how consumers' personal data is handled.
The price of Brent crude oil has fallen again taking it to a six-year low.
Cumbria dairy farmer Jonathan Britton says he is facing the prospect of selling milk for less than 10p per litre - compared with 35p per litre last year.
Shares in SSE and Centrica are hit after the Labour leader says Ofgem should be given new powers to force firms to cut energy bills.
The owner of London's Canary Wharf complex, Songbird Estates, advises its investors to reject a new Qatari-led bid worth £2.59bn.
Equipment failure and bad planning for delays caused the disruption to rail travellers over Christmas, a report by Network Rail has said.
The Russian central bank has revealed the huge cost of trying to prop up the value of the rouble during 2014.
Young men working in the communications industry are the most likely to miss the looming tax return deadline, figures suggest.
Google has been criticised by Microsoft after the search giant publicised a security flaw in Windows - which some said put users at risk.