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Joining a real-life ghost hunt

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 23:04
A team of paranormal investigators show how they hunt for ghosts at a suspected haunted restaurant in the US state of Maryland.
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Interest rates may be cut to new low

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 23:03
The Bank of England may cut UK interest rates to 0.25% on Thursday in what would be the first reduction for more than seven years.
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Housing market 'falters amid Brexit campaign and vote'

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 23:03
The supply of homes on the market fell at its sharpest rate to date and buyer demand hit an eight-year low during the month of the Brexit vote.
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Philip Hammond appointed chancellor

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 20:47
Former Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond is to take over as Chancellor of the Exchequer from George Osborne, who has resigned from the government.
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What is Line?

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 20:30
You might not have heard of Line, but the Japanese equivalent of Whatsapp is set to go public. Here's what you need to know about the company.
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Line: Is there room for another messaging app?

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 20:30
Can Japanese messaging service Line break into markets already dominated by WhatsApp, Facebook and WeChat?
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Co-op to sell 298 stores to McColl's

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 19:22
Co-op Group is selling 298 of its smaller food stores to convenience retailer McColl's for £117m.
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Ex-European Commission head Barroso under fire over Goldman Sachs job

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 19:17
France calls on former European Commission head, Jose Manuel Barroso, not to take up job advising US investment bank Goldman Sachs on Brexit.
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Amazon tests personalised video ads

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 17:51
Amazon reveals it is developing personalised video ads that can be created on the fly to suit its shoppers' interest.
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