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India has been given the all clear to resume exports of mangoes to the European Union, with growers saying they have put new pest controls in place.
Earnings for the world's largest technology services company, IBM, slumped in the fourth quarter as it moved away from its hardware business.
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Adam Lowy founded Move For Hunger in 2009 and is going to Davos for the first time.
Income inequality is one of items at the top of the agenda for the World Economic Forum, which is about to get underway in Davos.
Solar-powered plane set for round-the-world flight
Shares in internet TV streaming service Netflix jump over 12% in after-hours trading after the company reports better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings.
The FTSE 100 closes higher after better-than-expected growth data from China reassures investors about the world's second largest economy.
China's economic growth slowed to its weakest in 24 years, expanding 7.4% last year from 7.7% in 2013.
A ban on mangoes imported from India by the EU is to be lifted after a European Commission vote, but other foodstuffs remain banned.
European homeowners hit by Swiss removal of currency cap
Oil company Talisman Sinopec announces plans for 300 job losses from its North Sea operations, from a workforce of about 3,000.
Chancellor George Osborne tells MPs that new powers being handed to Scotland could result in a UK-wide competition over tax rates.
US banking giant Morgan Stanley sees quarterly net income rise as legal fees relating to mortgage-backed securities ease.
Dungeness B power station is to stay open beyond its scheduled closing date of 2018, EDF Energy announces.
Hong Kong police arrest a man, then release him without charge, as part of an investigation into the potential theft of £2.5m from Birmingham City football club's owners.
Over 300,000 Aussies are skirting the law to watch online content
Scottish Power becomes the third major gas supplier to announce a price cut, with the news it is to reduce prices by 4.8% from 20 February.