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UK factory orders 'slow in July'

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 11:56
Manufacturing orders for the UK slowed down more than expected in July, but still remain robust, a survey by CBI has suggested.
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Five ways Aldi cracked the supermarket business

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 11:32
Five ways Aldi changed the world of supermarkets
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Public borrowing at £11.4bn in June

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:54
The government borrowed more than expected in June, and has failed to reduce public sector borrowing since the beginning of the fiscal year, official figures show.
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UK house sales 'highest since 2007'

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:51
UK property sales in June hit their joint highest monthly total since the financial crisis began, figures show, but sales among young adults are low.
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Lidl publishes UK tax payment

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:50
German discount retailer Lidl, which has around 600 UK stores, publishes the amount of tax it pays in the UK for the first time.
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VIDEO: Man sets sights on Argentina's debt

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:32
Argentina is set to default in less than two weeks unless it reaches a deal with holders.
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VIDEO: Indonesia's cheap fuel challenge

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:02
Indonesia's next president faces challenges including cutting the country's controversial fuel subsidies.
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Credit Suisse posts quarterly loss

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 06:12
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges.
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VIDEO: How safe is the 'internet of things'?

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 04:59
Increasingly, technology companies are integrating the internet with other devices, such as household appliances or cars. But are there security risks?
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Yahoo buys app analytics firm Flurry

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 01:03
Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.
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China signs Venezuela oil deal

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 00:44
Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America.
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PPI 'dominates complaints data'

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 23:11
Up to 5,000 new complaints a week about payment protection insurance (PPI) are making their way to the financial ombudsman, but the numbers are falling.
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The EU's nuclear links with Russia

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 23:01
The EU's dependence on Russian-designed power plants
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A company born out of frustration

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 22:50
Easy Taxi founder Tallis Gomes explains how the difficulties of hailing a cab in Rio de Janeiro led him to create his smartphone app.
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Can drones tackle wildlife poaching?

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 22:43
How drones may be used to fight wildlife poaching
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Netflix profits double to $71m

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 20:39
Online video service Netflix reports profits of $71m in the second quarter, more than double compared with the same period a year ago.
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Independent help for new pensioners

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 18:57
Savers will receive free independent guidance as part of a move to give unfettered access to their pension funds from next year, the government says.
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From bad to worse?

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 17:15
Further sanctions on Russia will hit an already ailing economy
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VIDEO: Goods held in port for wealthy client

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 16:58
Mark Lobel reports on foreign investors re-building ties with Iran in anticipation of an easing of trade restrictions on the country.
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VIDEO: Drones homing in on wildlife poachers

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 16:34
Civilian drones are being tested across Africa's game reserves in a hi-tech battle with poachers threatening the continent's wildlife tourism industry.
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