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Birmingham City FC owner fears fraud

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 16:49
The Hong Kong-based company that owns Birmingham City football club fears an ex-employee may have "misappropriated" £2.5m.
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VIDEO: Surprise! You could be among richest 1%

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 16:40
As Oxfam predicts that the richest 1% of the world's population will soon have more wealth than the rest, the BBC looks at who exactly is the top 1%.
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Aviva plans 1,500 job cuts after deal

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 16:14
UK insurance giant Aviva says it plans to cut about 1,500 jobs by the end of 2017, following its acquisition of pensions company Friends Life.
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SFO closes probe into Autonomy sale

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 14:02
The Serious Fraud Office closes its investigation into the 2011 takeover of UK software firm Autonomy by computer giant Hewlett-Packard.
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Richest 1% to own more than the rest

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 12:52
Wealth amassed by the richest 1% will soon overtake the amount owned by everyone else in the world, says charity group Oxfam.
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EE customers to share £1m refund

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 11:57
A "small" number of EE customers will share a refund of roughly £1m after they were wrongly charged VAT.
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VIDEO: 'Distribution crucial for Bollywood'

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 11:10
Actor and producer Abhishek Bachchan talks about money-making strategies in the film and sports industries.
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Saudis 'can cope' with low oil price

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 11:09
Saudi Arabia can cope with low oil prices for "at least eight years", Saudi Arabia's petroleum minister's former senior adviser has told the BBC.
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VIDEO: London hosts first mobile games week

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 10:19
The first ever mobile phone games week is being held in London this week.
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John Laing details share float plan

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 10:00
John Laing, the infrastructure investment business, announces plans to list its shares on the stock market, a move it hopes will raise £130m.
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China stocks sink on lending curbs

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 09:26
The main Chinese share index sees its biggest fall for more than six years after authorities crack down on certain types of share dealing.
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Rangers bid to avoid general meeting

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 08:13
Rangers bid to avoid the general meeting called by Dave King as they confirm Ibrox could be used for security.
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VIDEO: China slower growth casts its shadow

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 01:28
China's economic strength is crucial to the health of the global economy, and especially to its neighbours in the Asia-Pacific region.
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North-South divide 'widens sharply'

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 00:10
The gap between the performance of England's northern and southern cities dramatically widened in the past 10 years, says a Centre for Cities study.
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The case for and against going to Davos

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 00:00
The sceptic versus the defender
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VIDEO: India's homemade weapons target

Sun, 18/01/2015 - 23:51
Buying 70% of its military equipment abroad is too expensive, says India's government which wants to encourage its domestic defence sector.
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Why stock market crashes happen in the autumn

Sun, 18/01/2015 - 23:48
Why do so many stock market crashes happen in the autumn?
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The inspiration behind a bike light

Sun, 18/01/2015 - 23:39
How UK entrepreneur Emily Brooke was inspired to develop a new bicycle light, the Blaze Laserlight, which as the name suggests, projects a laser onto the road.
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Uber promises 50,000 jobs in Europe

Sun, 18/01/2015 - 21:30
The chief executive of the online taxi-sharing firm Uber says he wants to make 2015 a year of rapid expansion in Europe.
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Obama to seek tax raises on wealthy

Sun, 18/01/2015 - 16:01
President Obama will in his State of the Union address push for tax raises on the wealthy to help the middle classes, officials say.
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