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UK house price growth slows in April

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 10:17
UK house price growth slowed in April, following the surge of buying in March, according to the Nationwide Building Society
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VW to pay chiefs £49m despite losses

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 10:06
Twelve current and former Volkswagen managers will be paid about £49m for 2015 despite record losses.
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WPP's Sorrell defends £70m pay package

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 09:35
The boss of advertising giant WPP, Sir Martin Sorrell, defends his pay package as revenues rise.
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Japan holds rates in surprise move

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 08:46
Japanese shares fell and the yen surged after the Bank of Japan decided against any extra monetary easing.
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Playstation sales boost Sony profits

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 08:15
Japan's Sony reports full-year profits of $1.4bn as Playstation sales help to turn around the company's fortunes.
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'Economists for Brexit' launch campaign

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 08:07
A group of eight influential economists have thrown their support behind the Leave campaign in the UK's referendum on EU membership.
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Facebook triples quarterly profits

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 06:57
Facebook shares jump after it said quarterly profits tripled from a year earlier to $1.51bn.
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Nintendo to sell Seattle Mariners stake

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 03:27
Japanese gaming company Nintendo says it plans to sell its majority stake in US baseball team Seattle Mariners.
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China's push for driverless cars accelerates

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 23:00
China's push for driverless cars accelerates
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VIDEO: Heading to a road near you: Driverless cars

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 23:00
Vehicle manufacturers in China are hoping to introduce the self-drive car within two or three years.
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The rise of the middle-aged intern

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 23:00
The growing number of people switching careers in later life
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Valeant boss 'regrets' raising prices

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 22:41
Valeant chief executive Michael Pearson says a strategy of raising prices on older medicines had gone too far.
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VIDEO: Have hand-woven saris lost their value?

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 22:40
Technology and innovation driving traditional sari makers out of business in Varanasi, India.
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US Fed keeps interest rates on hold

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 20:02
The US Federal Reserve has kept interest rates between 0.25% and 0.5%, the rate its held since December.
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Mars landing by 2018 says SpaceX

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 17:42
Billionaire Elon Musk plans to send his Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018.
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FTSE rises as results lift Barclays

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 15:57
The FTSE 100 edges higher, while shares in Barclays rise after its first-quarter results beat expectations.
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Former BHS owner preparing bid

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 15:50
The former BHS owner, Dominic Chappell, says he is preparing a bid to buy BHS out of administration.
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DreamWorks shares soar on bid reports

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 15:01
DreamWorks Animation's shares surge almost 19% on reports that US cable giant Comcast is in talks to buy the Hollywood studio for $3bn (£2.1bn).
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EU rejects Greek emergency summit call

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 13:20
The head of the European Union rejects Greece's request to hold an emergency meeting over the country's bailout programme.
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What should Apple do next?

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 12:21
What should the tech firm should do next?
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