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A United Nations summit of rich and poor countries agrees to overhaul global finance for international development and unlock money to end extreme poverty.
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.
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.
Communications regulator Ofcom has opened a consultation into whether BT's Openreach service should be split off into a separate company.
The proportion of poor children whose parents work has risen, a report on living standards has concluded.