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Executive exodus at troubled Twitter

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 06:58
Four key Twitter executives are to leave the company as the social network continues its attempt to turn around its fortunes.
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Will new maternity law help keep Indian women in work?

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 01:58
Will extending maternity leave help keep Indian women in work?
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Japan shares up despite weak exports

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 01:51
Japanese shares rise despite December trade figures showing exports have fallen for a third straight month.
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VIDEO: Indonesia's first high speed train

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 01:50
Can Indonesia's first high speed train help it overcome its traffic problem?
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Oil firm insolvencies 'surge' in 2015

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 01:00
Plunging oil prices are blamed for a sharp rise in the number of UK oil and gas companies going bust.
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Is Land Rover's off-road heyday over?

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 00:29
The last of Jaguar Land Rover's classic Defenders will roll off the production line this week, ending 68 years of production - does this mean the carmaker's best off-road days are behind it?
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The takeaway worker turned IT boss

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 00:08
The former takeaway worker who set up a fast-growing IT firm
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France promises law and order in Calais

Sun, 24/01/2016 - 18:01
France will maintain law and order at its border after migrants stormed a UK-bound ferry in Calais, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says.
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Iran eyes purchase of Boeing planes

Sun, 24/01/2016 - 11:58
Iran is considering buying planes from US manufacturer Boeing as it moves to upgrade its fleet following the removal of UN sanctions.
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VIDEO: DiCaprio to Gates: Davos highlights

Sun, 24/01/2016 - 09:13
BBC News looks at some of the highlights of the World Economic Forum (WEF) which was held in Davos this week.
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Flat-rate pension relief 'fairer'

Sun, 24/01/2016 - 08:45
A new system of flat-rate tax relief on pension contributions would be fairer to everyone, especially the low-paid, the insurance industry has said
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Company profit warnings 'rising'

Sun, 24/01/2016 - 00:54
The number of profit warnings posted by listed companies reaches the highest level since the last recession, according to a survey.
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BT 'should sell broadband service'

Sat, 23/01/2016 - 15:59
BT should be forced to sell the country's leading broadband provider because of its poor performance, a report backed by MPs says.
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Google tax deal 'derisory', say critics

Sat, 23/01/2016 - 14:46
Critics say a deal for US firm Google to pay £130m in UK back taxes is "derisory", but Chancellor George Osborne says it is a "vindication" for the government.
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VIDEO: 'Companies must pay fair share of taxes'

Sat, 23/01/2016 - 12:24
George Osborne welcomes an agreement for Google to pay £130m in UK back taxes, and dismisses complaints from Labour politicians about it.
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