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UN in deal to fight global poverty

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 09:26
A United Nations summit of rich and poor countries agrees to overhaul global finance for international development and unlock money to end extreme poverty.
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Dixons Carphone hails 'terrific' year

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 08:58
Dixons Carphone reports a 21% jump in profits in its first full-year results since the merger that created the mobile phone and electrical goods retailer.
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VIDEO: Do electric cars suit everyday use?

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 08:53
The technology in electric cars has been around for a few years, but concerns about range and price prevented many people from taking them seriously, John Maguire took one for a spin.
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Ofcom seeks views on break-up of BT

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 07:23
Communications regulator Ofcom has opened a consultation into whether BT's Openreach service should be split off into a separate company.
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VIDEO: More poor children in working families

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 06:13
The proportion of poor children whose parents work has risen, a report on living standards has concluded.
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