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Basic state pension set to rise

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 23:18
The basic state pension will rise to £119.30 a week from April 2016, the Treasury confirms.
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Will Argentina vote revive economy?

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 22:08
Will Argentina's election bring change?
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Goa's casino industry under pressure

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 22:07
Goa's casino industry is coming under pressure
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Nike shares jump on share buyback

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 21:35
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.
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Chipotle shares hit by E. coli scare

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 21:33
Shares in Chipotle slump almost 10% after US health authorities reported more cases of E. coli linked to the Mexican restaurant chain.
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Iran banks unprepared for post-sanctions world

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 19:48
Are Iran's banks ready for the end of sanctions?
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VIDEO: Top tips on launching an app

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 19:10
What do you need to do to make your app stand out? Jeremy Howell goes to the AppsWorld exhibition in London to find out.
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Tesla's Musk seeks 'hardcore engineers'

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 18:34
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.
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The stockman who built a cattle empire

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 17:06
The stockman who built an Australian empire
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Five City trade associations to merge

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 15:51
Five financial services trade associations in the City - including the British Bankers' Association (BBA) - are to merge, following a review
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VIDEO: Is S Africa the new master of malt?

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 15:28
South Africa is the latest country to challenge the Scottish when it comes to one of their most famous exports - whisky.
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VIDEO: TaxiJet: The Uber of the Ivory Coast

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 15:23
Entrepreneurs in the Ivory Coast plan to roll out their TaxiJet app across Francophone Africa.
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Worst October borrowing in six years

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 15:03
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.
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Nearly 80 jobs saved in Caparo deal

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 12:49
Nearly 80 workers from troubled steel company Caparo will keep their jobs after part of the company was sold off.
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Jim Slater: A warning from the 1970s

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 12:03
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.
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'Good chance' of £1 petrol says RAC

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 11:41
There's a "very good chance" the price of petrol could fall to £1 per litre within the coming weeks, according to the RAC.
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VIDEO: Indian supermarket boss takes brand home

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 11:36
Managing director of Lulu Group Yusuff Ali plans to expand his operation to Kerala, India.
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Crossrail carriage designs unveiled

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 10:55
Transport for London says the trains which will carry passengers on the £14.8bn Crossrail route will be accessible with free Wi-Fi access.
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VIDEO: What should be done with the Redcar site?

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 10:53
Now that the Redcar steelworks has closed, what can be done to redevelop the land?
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Can songwriters survive in the age of music streaming?

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 10:39
How digital tech is threatening songwriters' livelihoods
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