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VIDEO: Antigua PM on cricket's economic boon

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 08:07
Prime Minister of Antigua Gaston Browne tells BBC Sport's Joe Wilson the first Test Match between West Indies and England is of ''significant'' benefit to Antigua's economy.
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VIDEO: Affordable art fever grips Asia

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 03:16
Few art lovers can afford big name art works - but Asia is increasingly discovering the world of the affordable art fair as a way to find that special piece.
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VIDEO: World Bank head pledges AIIB support

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 03:06
The head of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, says he will work with China's new Asian Infrastructure Bank to help fight poverty.
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Asia shares mixed on weak US lead

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 01:48
Asian shares were ending the week mixed after a lacklustre lead from Wall Street following disappointing economic data.
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Sagging Barbie sales cost Mattel

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 01:43
Struggling US toymaker Mattel saw its sales drop for a sixth consecutive quarter as the appeal of its iconic Barbie doll continues to wane.
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Why use negative interest rates?

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 00:56
Why are some borrowers being paid for it?
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How close is Greece to Grexit?

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 00:40
How close is Greece to leaving the euro?
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Beyond the first law of computing

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 23:58
Will Moore's Law last another 50 years?
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Could a ‘miracle tree’ help end malnutrition

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 23:08
Could the moringa help eradicate malnutrition in Zambia?
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The start-ups that want your electronic junk

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 23:05
The start-ups that want your electronic junk
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AA: Drivers' pockets being plundered

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 23:03
The AA has accused fuel retailers of "plundering drivers' pockets" by putting up the price of petrol and diesel disproportionately.
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Search at Spain ex-IMF chief's home

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 22:16
Spanish authorities search the home of office of former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato, over suspected fraud regarding his personal wealth.
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Germany warns Greece over credit

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 20:37
Greece would struggle to find creditors outside of the EU and IMF, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says.
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Etsy shares surge 88% on debut

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 20:29
Shares in arts and crafts marketplace Etsy surge 88% in their US market debut, valuing the 10-year-old Brooklyn firm at more than $3.3bn.
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Rail staff to vote on strike action

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 19:19
Thousands of Network Rail staff are to be balloted on industrial action over a pay dispute, the Rail, Maritime and Transport union says.
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Express owner Desmond gives UKIP £1m

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 18:34
UKIP says a £1m donation from Express owner Richard Desmond will help it "significantly" in its election campaign.
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Deputy beats leader in union ballot

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 17:26
Billy Hayes fails in his attempt to be re-elected as general secretary of the Communication Workers Union as he loses to his deputy in a ballot of members.
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VIDEO: Entrepreneur takes massive pay cut

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 17:23
The CEO of a US credit card firm will take a 90 per cent pay cut so that his staff can receive a pay rise.
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Profit growth lifts Debenhams shares

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 17:03
Debenhams shares rise as it posts a 4.3% rise in pre-tax profit, bouncing back after a Christmas slump and beating analysts' expectations.
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Morrisons to axe 720 head office jobs

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 16:17
Supermarket giant Morrisons is to axe 720 jobs at its head office in Bradford.
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