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Glencore steps up debt reduction plan

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 11:36
Mining company Glencore reports a fall in half-year profits but says it is aiming to cut its debt pile at a faster rate this year.
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Lloyds boss regrets 'adverse publicity' after reports of affair

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 10:02
The boss of Lloyds regrets the "adverse publicity and damage" caused by recent media coverage of his personal life.
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Why did Sir Richard Branson take on Jeremy Corbyn?

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 10:01
Why did Sir Richard Branson plunge into a row with Jeremy Corbyn - and why nearly a week after the incident?
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Los Angeles Lakers sign Chinese Olympian Yi Jianlian

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 09:44
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Chinese Olympian and power forward Yi Jianlian following his performance in Rio.
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Shoppers' credit card use unaffected by Brexit, say banks

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 09:21
The UK is a nation of shoppers unfazed by the EU referendum result when spending on plastic, says a trade body representing the major banks.
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India investigating French submarine company data leak

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 09:15
India is investigating a massive data leak from French shipbuilder DCNS that revealed crucial details about submarines being built for the Indian navy.
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Qantas airline soars to record profit after restructuring

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 00:55
Australia's national carrier Qantas posts a record annual profit of A$1.42bn ($1.1bn, £820m), nearly doubling last year's result.
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'It's about freedom': Ban boosts burkini sales 'by 200%'

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 00:43
The Australian woman credited with creating the burkini says bans on the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit in France have boosted sales.
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'My job is to inspire people to tidy up'

Wed, 24/08/2016 - 00:02
Giving up your high-flying job as a lawyer in Shanghai to become a professional home organiser may be an unusual choice for many, but that's exactly what Han Yien did.
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Tesla's Elon Musk says new car battery is a milestone

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 23:28
Tesla Motors unveils a new battery pack for its cars that boss Elon Musk says marks a profound milestone for the speed and distance of its electric vehicles.
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Data to show health of Scottish economy

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 23:21
The Scottish government is to publish its latest calculation of taxation and spending in Scotland, as a guide to the health of Scotland's public services.
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In the rough

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 23:03
The sporting goods giants of Nike and Adidas are both looking to sell their golf club businesses. The BBC looks at what some of the reasons may be.
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Virgin challenges Jeremy Corbyn train footage

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 19:57
Virgin Trains questions footage showing Jeremy Corbyn sitting on the floor of a "ram-packed" service, saying he had walked past available seats.
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Poor security 'aided' Ashley Madison hack

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 17:39
The Ashley Madison dating site had "inadequate" security systems and used fake icons to make people think it was safe, reveals a report.
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US new home sales rise at fastest pace since 2007

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 16:57
US new home sales jumped in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, according to official figures.
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Melissa McCarthy overtakes Scarlett Johansson on Forbes rich list

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 16:21
Melissa McCarthy overtakes Scarlett Johansson in Forbes' annual rich list, while Jennifer Lawrence remains the world's highest-paid actress.
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FTSE 100 rises 40 points to 6,869

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 16:09
The FTSE-100 index rose by 40 points on Tuesday to close at 6,869, boosted by shares in leading mining and housebuilding firms.
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Mothers' pay lags far behind men

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 15:22
The gap between the hourly earnings of the two sexes becomes steadily wider after women have children, in part because mothers miss out on promotions, a study says.
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More than 1.5 million families are in extreme debt, according to a TUC/Unison report

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 14:17
Around 1.6 million families are living with extreme debt problems, according to a report from the TUC.
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Brexit latest

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 14:01
The BBC looks at the latest impact of the Brexit vote on the UK's economy, and housing and jobs markets.
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