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The basic state pension will rise to £119.30 a week from April 2016, the Treasury confirms.
Will Argentina's election bring change?
Goa's casino industry is coming under pressure
Shares in Nike jump more than 5% after the US sportswear giant announced a dividend rise, a massive share buy-back and a stock split.
Shares in Chipotle slump almost 10% after US health authorities reported more cases of E. coli linked to the Mexican restaurant chain.
Are Iran's banks ready for the end of sanctions?
What do you need to do to make your app stand out? Jeremy Howell goes to the AppsWorld exhibition in London to find out.
Tesla boss Elon Musk appeals for software engineers to accelerate plans to build self-guiding cars, as the carmaker recalls all Model S cars sold over a potential seatbelt problem.
The stockman who built an Australian empire
Five financial services trade associations in the City - including the British Bankers' Association (BBA) - are to merge, following a review
South Africa is the latest country to challenge the Scottish when it comes to one of their most famous exports - whisky.
Entrepreneurs in the Ivory Coast plan to roll out their TaxiJet app across Francophone Africa.
The government is making slow progress on meeting the annual borrowing forecast as official figures revealed the worst October public sector finances for six years.
Nearly 80 workers from troubled steel company Caparo will keep their jobs after part of the company was sold off.
The life of Jim Slater, the buccaneering 1970s financier and asset stripper who has died aged 86, is a classic tale of boom to bust.
There's a "very good chance" the price of petrol could fall to £1 per litre within the coming weeks, according to the RAC.
Managing director of Lulu Group Yusuff Ali plans to expand his operation to Kerala, India.
Transport for London says the trains which will carry passengers on the £14.8bn Crossrail route will be accessible with free Wi-Fi access.
Now that the Redcar steelworks has closed, what can be done to redevelop the land?
How digital tech is threatening songwriters' livelihoods