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GM announces hands-free Cadillac

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 11:37
General Motors has announced that by 2016, some of its Cadillacs will incorporate self-driving functions.
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AUDIO: 'Perfect storm' for UK housing market?

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 09:44
National Housing Federation chief calls for "long-term strategic thinking" over property market.
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Britain 'becoming like Downton Abbey'

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 09:36
The leader of Britain's trade union movement warns of a "Downton Abbey-style" society in which social mobility "has hit reverse".
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Japanese economy contracts 1.8%

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 08:37
Japan's economy contracts more than forecast, shrinking 1.8% in the April-to-June quarter from the previous three months, official figures show.
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Halifax sees house prices 'easing'

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 08:27
The increase in house prices may have started to ease, according to the Halifax, the nation's largest mortgage lender.
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Primark sees sharp rise in sales

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 08:22
A sharp rise in sales at budget fashion retailer Primark is expected to boost owner Associated British Foods' (ABF) full year performance.
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Rogue trader Kerviel out of jail

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 07:13
French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel is allowed out of jail to serve the rest of his prison term wearing an electronic tag.
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VIDEO: Mooncake season strikes again in Asia

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 07:11
Its mooncake season again across Asia and sales are soaring, despite a ban in China on spending on corporate gifts.
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Electrolux in $3.3bn deal with GE

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 07:03
Two of the biggest names in household appliances, Electrolux and General Electric, strike a $3.3bn (£2bn) deal.
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VIDEO: Malaysia tourism hit by air disaster

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 06:56
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 six months ago has had a negative impact on the country's once-thriving tourism industry.
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VIDEO: Was mortgage scheme sold unfairly?

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 06:43
BBC Inside Out investigates the banks that sold mortgages to pensioners which they say has left them trapped in their homes.
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China's exports beat forecasts

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 06:14
China's latest export numbers beat forecasts for August, rising by 9.4% for the month, compared with forecasts of 8%.
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