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Northern Powerhouse

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 02:41
The former Chancellor George Osborne peppered media interviews with references to the "Northern Powerhouse" but what's next for the project since his departure?
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How healthy are China's banks?

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 01:50
Concerns remain about the health of parts of China's banking sector - the world's largest.
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Netflix price rises prompt subscribers to turn off

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 00:36
Netflix shares fall sharply after the video streaming firm added fewer subscribers than expected ahead of US prices rises.
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'Flying' boat

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 00:31
Could F1 and aeronautical tech help Sir Ben Ainslie's 'flying' catamaran win the America's Cup?
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Aussie rules?

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 23:10
Australia has been described as "the lucky country", but is it entrepreneurial spirit or abundant resources that has driven its success?
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Is Australia's 'luck' in business running out?

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 23:08
How Australian companies are managing to thrive despite the end of the country's mining boom.
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Unhealthy interest?

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 23:05
Google has made headlines for its forays into healthcare but what is its ultimate goal?
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Yahoo: still no buyer as losses widen to $440m

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 22:50
Yahoo gave no update on attempts to sell its core internet business as the firm slumped to a $440m (£332m) loss in the second quarter.
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ARM founder says Softbank deal is 'sad day' for UK tech

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 19:44
The founder of ARM Holdings tells the BBC he believes its sale to Japan's Softbank is a 'sad day for technology in Britain'.
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US regulators investigate Fiat Chrysler sales reports

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 19:31
Fiat Chrysler said it is being investigated by US regulators over its reporting of quarterly and annual results.
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UK shares boosted by ARM takeover bid

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 16:06
The FTSE closes higher on Monday as shares in ARM Holdings soar by more than 40%.
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How F1 tech could help Ben Ainslie win the America's Cup

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 15:41
BBC News goes on board a high-speed catamaran with Sir Ben Ainslie and his team as they practise for the next leg of the America's Cup.
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Turkish shares close down 7% after coup attempt

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 15:30
Shares in Istanbul slump by 7% following Friday's attempted coup in Turkey.
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What is ARM?

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 15:24
ARM's technology is at the heart of millions of smartphones and tablets - but the company's inventions are used wider still.
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Bank of America second quarter profits fall 19%

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 15:03
Bank of America reports a steep drop in profit for the second quarter, as persistently low interest rates hurt the firm's loan business.
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US bank buys new office block in London

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 13:21
Wells Fargo, one of the biggest banks in the US, agrees to buy an office block in the City of London.
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BA apologises for check-in delays at Heathrow and Gatwick

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 12:41
British Airways apologises to passengers who faced long delays at check-in at Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Sunday.
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Softbank boss Son says ARM is 'investment for the future'

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 10:59
Softbank's acquisition of ARM is a long term strategic investment, its chief executive Masayoshi Son says.
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The cafe with deaf baristas

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 09:37
BBC News visits a cafe in Cape Town, South Africa where the baristas are deaf and customers use sign language to order coffees.
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FCA considers using texts to warn of low savings rates

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 08:56
Savers who get poor rates of interest on their accounts could soon receive texts or emails alerting them to better deals.
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