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London shares rise sharply on Friday, boosted by the the Bank of Japan, which cut interest rates to negative, and a strong start on Wall Street.
How tech is giving disabled people more power
The inflation rate in the 19-country eurozone rises to 0.4% compared with January 2015 - its highest for almost 15 months.
Tesco is stopping offering 24-hour shopping at 76 of its stores - around one in five - as online shopping hits customer numbers.
HSBC says it "'successfully defended" an attack on its online banking system but services are affected on a key day for many people's personal finances.
The number of people being declared insolvent was at is lowest level for a decade in 2015, but debt problems started to pick-up late in the year.
The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 0.7% in the fourth quarter of last year, official figures show.
James Bond has driven one, and so has the Queen, but the manufacture of one of Britain's best-loved vehicles will come to an end today.
Playing the African djembe drum is growing in popularity outside of its native continent.
The growing trend for African overseas students to utilise their acquired skills in their home countries.
Comedian Colm O'Regan considers the future of advertising in a digital world.
Four years after his resignation at the height of the phone hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch's son retakes top job at the European broadcaster.
A driverless 'pod' that will take to the streets of London in July will resemble the electric passenger shuttle at Heathrow Airport
In a surprise move, the Bank of Japan introduces a negative interest rate to counter the ongoing economic slump in the world's third-largest economy.
Work is set to start on a £1bn combined food and power plant on Anglesey, which will create more than 1,700 jobs.
France's economy grows at its fastest pace in four years, with a jump of 1.1% in 2015.
Why one cider mill is closing as the other expands
Barbie has finally had a makeover and will be sold in three new body shapes in response to falling sales and longstanding criticism.
Microsoft shares rise in after-hours trading as the software giant reports strong growth in its cloud computing and mobile applications divisions.
Would Brexit leave UK football out of Europe too?