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Twitter updates its block button to hide retweets on users' timelines

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 09:48
Twitter has updated its block button so now if you block someone you won't see their tweets and they won't see yours.
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Investors deterred by energy policy uncertainty

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 06:52
Essential investment in the UK's energy system is still being deterred by policy uncertainty, a survey of energy professionals suggests.
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Rolls-Royce: 'Brexit is about uncertainty'

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 05:19
Rolls-Royce chief executive Warren East says that the firm could put investment decisions on hold in the wake of a Brexit.
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Rolls-Royce says Brexit will heighten investment risk

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 05:18
Engineering giant Rolls Royce writes to employees saying it wants the UK to stay in the European Union.
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US charges Chinese ex-IBM worker with espionage

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 04:21
US authorities charge Chinese national Xu Jiaqiang, a former IBM employee, with espionage for allegedly stealing source code.
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Investors eye BOJ meeting on Wednesday

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 02:05
Investors watch stocks closely in Japan on Wednesday as the country's central bank commences its two day meeting later.
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Brexit 'would lead to higher prices' says John Lewis boss

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 01:59
Leaving the European Union would probably lead to higher prices in shops, the chairman of John Lewis says.
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Cash can beat shares for up to 18 years, study says

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 01:22
Money in best buy savings accounts has fared better than the stock market over most investment periods since 1995, a new study concludes.
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'Smart rubber could power devices'

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 01:12
A type of smart rubber could change the way we control and charge modern devices, scientists believe.
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MSCI rejects China again from its emerging market index

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 01:08
The world's biggest stock index provider, MSCI, has again delayed the inclusion of China's mainland domestic shares in its emerging markets index.
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BHS: Sir Philip Green to give evidence to MPs

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 01:06
Sir Philip Green is due to appear before MPs about the sale and collapse of retailer BHS, which he sold last year for £1.
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US firms sign pledge to tackle gender pay gap

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 00:08
More than two dozen companies sign a pledge to address gender inequality in the workplace by regularly reviewing their own policies.
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Argentina to unveil new inflation index

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 23:19
Argentina is to release its first set of official inflation figures under a revised system of measurement after a new government took over last year.
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Shifting perspective

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 23:15
The Basque region is investing heavily in education with high numbers of graduates and support for research.
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Falafel economy

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 23:13
With hundreds of Syrian refugees stuck on the border between Greece and Macedonia, small businesses have sprung up as Syrians cater to their fellow exiles.
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Norway's EU compromise

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 23:09
Norway is often used as the perfect example of how a country can be successful in Europe without being part of the European Union, but many of its citizens disagree.
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British Home Truths

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 23:05
How has Sir Philip Green, once dubbed the 'King of the High Street', ended up being hauled in front of MPs to be questioned on his stewardship of BHS.
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What will MPs be asking Sir Philip Green?

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 23:03
The former BHS owner is giving evidence to a select committee about his sale of the retailer and its subsequent collapse.
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EU referendum: View from young business owners

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 22:02
Three young business owners share their thoughts and concerns about a possible British exit from the European Union.
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FTSE 100 index falls below 6,000

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 17:35
The FTSE 100 index drops below the 6,000 level and the pound falls as investors remain nervous ahead of the UK's referendum on EU membership.
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