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The way to do it? How to make money from Punch and Judy

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 15:03
After a long running Punch and Judy show threatens to shut down, a leading Punch and Judy professor tells Wake Up To Money there's still money to be made from puppet shows.
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Russian court rejects Google appeal

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 13:55
Google fails in its latest attempt to appeal against a Russian competition ruling against its mobile operating system.
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Intel factory to make ARM-based smartphone chips

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 12:29
Intel announces it will start making smartphone chips based on the designs of its rival ARM.
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Smart meter IT system delayed until autumn

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 12:27
A key IT project at the heart of the national smart meter roll-out programme is facing further delays.
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WeChat owner Tencent sees profits surge

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 12:15
Tencent, China's biggest online entertainment and social network company, reports a 47% jump in second-quarter profits, beating expectations.
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Bureaux de change offering €0.99 for £1

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 11:50
For the first time in at least three years, British holidaymakers find that a pound buys less than a euro at some bureaux de change.
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Walkers crisps competition advert banned by watchdog

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 11:28
An advertisement for a Walkers crisps competition offering 20,000 holidays is banned after complaints the trips were almost impossible to win.
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UK jobless total falls to 1.64 million

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 11:26
UK unemployment fell by 52,000 to 1.64 million between April and June in the run-up to the Brexit vote, official figures indicate.
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India's Hike app gets fresh money and a key Chinese partner

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 10:00
Indian messenger app Hike attracts fresh money from investors and a key partner from China.
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Ford reveals driverless taxi plan

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 09:41
Ford plans to release self-driving cars that will be used as a taxi service in five years' time.
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Uber in English test legal challenge with London authorities

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 09:37
Uber launches a legal challenge against new rules in London that require thousands of its drivers to pass a test in English.
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Cathay Pacific profits plunge amid fierce competition

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 07:12
Hong Kong-based carrier Cathay Pacific reports an 82% drop in half-year profits in the wake of fierce industry competition and the economic slowdown in China.
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Tax avoidance: Accountants face tougher penalties

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 06:58
Accountants or advisers who help people bend the rules to gain a tax advantage never intended face tougher fines under new rules proposed by the Treasury.
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Sudden slide of world's weakest currency

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 05:41
Tough times for the tugrik: Mongolia's currency is the world's worst-performing as the government battles an economic crisis, reports the BBC's Leisha Chi.
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