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VIDEO: What is Labour's 'triple lock'?

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 22:13
Robert Peston looks at Labour's "triple lock of responsibility", announced by Ed Miliband at Labour's manifesto launch on Monday, and asks whether the numbers add up.
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Ricci heiress convicted of tax fraud

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 21:46
Nina Ricci perfume and fashion heiress Arlette Ricci sentenced to one year in test case for HSBC tax fraud revelations.
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Pepsi to replace Coke in NBA deal

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 18:45
PepsiCo will sponsor the National Basketball Association, ending a 28-year deal between its arch rival Coca-Cola and the NBA.
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Balls: Scots 'not exempt' from cuts

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 16:47
Labour's Ed Balls tells the BBC he could not guarantee that Scotland would be exempt from spending cuts if he became the next chancellor.
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Mining shares pull FTSE 100 lower

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 16:07
The FTSE 100 is dragged lower as mining shares fall following the release of weaker-than-expected trade figures from China.
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What are Chinese shoppers buying in Hong Kong?

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 14:48
What are Chinese consumers buying in Hong Kong?
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China's former energy chief on trial

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 13:58
A court in Hubei province says China's former energy chief Jiang Jiemin has gone on trial for bribery and abuse.
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Fall in India's inflation rate

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 13:56
India's rate of inflation fell to a three-month low in March, figures show, helped by more stable food prices.
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Travelodge books a 63% rise in profits

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 11:46
UK budget hotel chain Travelodge has reported a more than 60% surge in profits three years after its near-collapse.
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Taiwan rejected from Asia bank

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 11:38
China says Taiwan will not be a member of a new regional bank, but would be welcome in the future under a different name.
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VIDEO: Hermes keeps luxury in the family

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 09:46
Axel Dumas, boss of luxury brand Hermes, gives the BBC's Sally Bundock a tour of his company's flagship London store.
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Falklands oil search scaled back

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 09:36
Three Falkland oil exploration companies have scaled back their operations after a slump in the price of oil.
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Airports report record passengers

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 08:51
Rival airports Heathrow and Gatwick - both wanting a new runway - report record passenger numbers for March.
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China exports miss expectations

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 04:21
China's monthly trade data shows exports fell in March from a year ago by 14.6% in yuan terms compared to expectations for a rise of more than 8%.
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Shares in Asia mostly up on Monday

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 01:56
Shares in Asia were mostly up on Monday following gains on Wall Street and a week of highs in Asia.
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Falling iron price to hit Australia

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 01:19
Australia says it expects the plunging price of iron ore - its biggest export - to slash revenue forecasts by A$25bn (£13bn; $19bn) over the next four years.
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Which country has the least sexist banknotes?

Sun, 12/04/2015 - 23:28
There are calls for the US and Canada to put a woman on a banknote - but is just one woman per country enough?
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VIDEO: A taste for kiwifruit in India

Sun, 12/04/2015 - 23:20
India is famous for its mangoes and coconuts, but as more people get a taste for imported kiwifruit, farmers are having a go at growing their own
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Sports Direct 'needs power check'

Sun, 12/04/2015 - 23:10
Sports Direct faces Parliament
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Hiring remains at 'sky-high' levels

Sun, 12/04/2015 - 23:07
Employers plan to keep hiring more staff, but concerns remain about the UK's failure to raise productivity, a new report warns.
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