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Heathrow offers to curb night flights

Wed, 11/05/2016 - 11:02
Heathrow Airport promises to reduce night flights and curb both noise and pollution if it is allowed to build a new, third runway.
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Is it legal to force women to wear high heels at work?

Wed, 11/05/2016 - 10:33
A 27-year-old woman working for a City firm says she was sent home for refusing to wear high heels. But is this legal, fair or healthy?
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UK industry returns to recession

Wed, 11/05/2016 - 10:25
UK industry falls back into recession for the third time in eight years as it shrinks for the second quarter in a row.
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VIDEO: 'Diversifying in Saudi is overdue'

Wed, 11/05/2016 - 09:00
BBC business editor Simon Jack asks Amin Nasser, chief executive of Saudi Aramco, about the firm's pledge to sell up to 5% of the company.
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Airbag recall firm Takata reports loss

Wed, 11/05/2016 - 07:35
Japanese airbag maker Takata reports a loss as it grapples with the rising costs of recalling its potentially deadly airbags.
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Yen strength prompts Toyota profit alert

Wed, 11/05/2016 - 07:14
Japan's Toyota Motor made a record profit of 2.31trn yen ($21bn, £14.6bn) but warns profits will fall sharply next time due to a stronger yen and weaker markets.
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