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VIDEO: What does Jackson Hole mean in Asia?

Mon, 25/08/2014 - 01:15
Unemployment and inflation were two of the topics at Jackson Hole, at the annual get-together hosted by Janet Yellen, the Chair of the US Federal Reserve, but what does it mean for Asia?
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VIDEO: Rice from Fukushima goes on sale

Mon, 25/08/2014 - 00:17
Rice produced in in the Fukushima area of Japan, which suffered a nuclear disaster in 2011, has gone on sale in Japanese supermarkets in Singapore.
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Beach trip 'pipe dream' for poorest

Sun, 24/08/2014 - 23:04
One in five families will be unable to afford a day trip to the seaside this August Bank Holiday, warns children's charity Barnardo's.
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UK's 'most desirable' areas revealed

Sun, 24/08/2014 - 23:01
The most desirable areas in which to live across England, Scotland and Wales are revealed by Royal Mail.
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VIDEO: From mountaineer to tour operator

Sun, 24/08/2014 - 22:52
Hassan Sadpara is a mountaineering hero but has found it difficult to turn his climbing success into a successful business.
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Roche buys US biotech firm for £5bn

Sun, 24/08/2014 - 19:23
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche says it will buy maker of lung disease therapies InterMune for $8.3bn.
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Buying '£1,300 cheaper than renting'

Sat, 23/08/2014 - 11:41
First-time buyers save £1,300 a year by taking out a mortgage rather than renting, according to Britain's largest lender, the Halifax.
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VIDEO: How to have a day out on the cheap

Sat, 23/08/2014 - 07:49
Finance reporter Kevin Peachey looks at the popularity of attractions that are both free and those that charge an entrance fee and considers how you can keep costs down on a day out.
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BT warns of rise in phone bills

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 23:27
BT warns millions of customers it is increasing prices by up to 6.5% from December this year.
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Day trips: Keeping the costs down

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 20:53
How to reduce those extra costs of a day trip
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VIDEO: Will South Africa go into recession?

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 15:20
Lerato Mbele reports on whether South Africa will fall back into recession, ahead of the release of the country's latest GDP figures.
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Three bids remain for bust shipyard

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 15:12
Administrators consider three bids for Ferguson Shipbuilders in Port Glasgow, which went bust last week.
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Fed says 'slack' in US jobs market

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 14:55
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says there is still "remaining slack in the labour market".
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Students fall victim to phone scam

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 12:12
Hundreds - possibly thousands - of students across the UK are falling victim to an expensive mobile phone scam, according to police.
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Co-op Bank reports loss of £75.8m

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:33
The troubled Co-operative Bank cuts its pre-tax losses in the first half of the year, and cuts staff numbers by 13%.
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HSBC boss in 'capital flight' claim

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:28
Uncertainty over an independent Scotland's currency could lead to "capital flight" from the country, the chairman of HSBC claims.
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VIDEO: Venezuela to fingerprint shoppers

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 09:21
President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela has announced a mandatory fingerprinting system in supermarkets to combat food shortages and smuggling.
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VIDEO: Russia ban bites Polish apple crop

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 09:11
Russian EU food sanctions hit just before the Polish apple crop harvests leaving farmers with a glut of unsold fruit.
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VIDEO: London Luton bottom of airport poll

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 08:51
Passengers should try to use the UK's smaller airports for a better holiday experience, a survey has suggested.
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LSE rights issue to raise almost £1bn

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 08:03
The London Stock Exchange is raising £938m in a shareholders rights issue to help fund a £1.6bn US acquisition.
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