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Politicians like the word choice around when it comes to public services but are people good at making decisions?
The sale of long term debt by the Greek government for the first time in five years was eight times over subscribed, the government has said.
Simon Rubinsohn and Prof Becky Tunstall discuss a new report from Rics suggesting that house prices will continue to rise across the country.
House prices will continue to rise across the country until more homes are put on the market, an industry body says.
He started out working at his family's corner shop in Birmingham, but Digby Jones went on to become a trade minister and respected business leader.
The world's biggest pork producer, China's WH Group, is hoping to raise more than $5bn from an initial public offering in Hong Kong later this month.
What's lurking inside the Bank of England's vaults?
Why Germany is not as efficient as you might think
After decades of decline, Taiwan's bamboo industry is now recovering as the plant is being used to make a wider range of goods, says the BBC's Cindy Sui.
The irresistible urge for online students to meet-up
Livingston want to become the latest Scottish football club to move towards being fully owned by their community.
The cost of the opening and closing ceremonies at this year's Commonwealth Games rises by almost half.
How can firms engage their employees? Whole Foods chief executive John Mackey explains how he motivates his staff.