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Counter sale of Premium Bonds to end

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 11:23
Premium Bonds will no longer be sold over the counter in Post Office branches from the end of July.
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'Green' bank sale process to begin

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 11:00
The UK's Green Investment Bank, which backs environmentally-friendly infrastructure projects, is to be part-privatised.
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Japan carmakers expand airbag recall

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 09:27
Toyota, Nissan and Mitsubishi expand a recall of cars initially issued in North America to the rest of the world to replace airbags made by Takata.
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Debt plan firms 'failing vulnerable'

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 09:13
Advice provided by some fee-charging debt management firms is "unacceptably" poor, the City regulator has concluded.
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Gatwick passenger numbers up 7.8%

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 08:14
Gatwick Airport says the busiest year in the airport's history proves its case for a second runway.
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McLaren profits up on Asia sales rise

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 06:37
Supercar maker McLaren Automotive has reported a pre-tax profit of £15m for its financial year which ended on 31 December 2014, up from £4.5m the previous year.
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McDonald's to sell all Taiwan stores

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 04:54
Struggling US fast-food giant McDonald's says it will sell all of its 413 stores in Taiwan to a franchise operator as part of a turnaround plan.
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VIDEO: Battling deforestation in Indonesia

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 01:51
One of Asia's largest pulp and paper producers announces that it has stopped clearing forests as part of its operations.
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Asia shares down on Greek debt talks

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 01:49
Asian shares head lower as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a meeting of European leaders as Greece continued its last-minute efforts to avoid a default.
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Whole Foods retailer 'overcharged'

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 23:24
Consumer regulators in New York says upmarket US grocery chain Whole Foods routinely overcharged customers by overstating weights.
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'Fast-track' trade bill passes Senate

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 23:17
Legislation key to US President Barack Obama's trade agenda has been approved by the US Senate, paving the way for a huge trade deal in Asia.
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Life without European luxuries goes on

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 23:04
Why EU winemakers may not be raising a glass to Russia
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The rock star helping an airline fly

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 22:59
The African airline getting help from Iron Maiden's frontman
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Google executive dies in Cannes

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 17:21
A Google executive has been killed in an accident in Cannes, the search company confirms.
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Tsipras turns on Greece creditors

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 16:29
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras criticises Greece's international creditors after they fail to accept his government's latest reform proposals.
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Nigeria tightens grip on forex

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 15:44
The Nigerian central bank has imposed new foreign exchange controls to try to stem the flow of dollars out of the country
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'Sexist' behaviour of retail ex-boss

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 15:25
The retailer American Apparel details sexist and racist misconduct claims against former boss Dov Charney in a court filing.
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Middle-aged cyclists boost insurers

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 15:02
The fashion for middle-aged men spending hundreds of pounds on cycling equipment has led to a boost for the insurance industry.
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Pay deal averts rail strike threat

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 14:39
The threat of a UK national rail strike is averted after Network Rail agrees two-year pay deal with unions
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US economy saw slight contraction

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 13:20
The US economy contracted at an annual rate of 0.2% in the first quarter of the year after being hit by bad weather, spending cuts by energy firms and a strong dollar.
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