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VIDEO: 'Why I gave up my non-dom status'

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 18:27
The BBC's Robert Peston speaks to Labour peer Lord Noon about his decision to give up his non-dom status - which allows some wealthy UK residents to limit the tax paid on earnings outside the country.
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Drug firm Mylan bids $30bn for Perrigo

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 17:32
Generic drug company Mylan bids nearly $30bn for Irish rival Perrigo in a deal that would create a pharmaceuticals giant.
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Greece 'did not ask Russia for cash'

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 16:52
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Greek PM Alexis Tsipras did not ask for financial aid from Moscow during talks.
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Labour defends non-dom axe plans

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 16:15
Labour defends its plans to end the non-domicile rule that allows some wealthy UK residents to limit the tax paid on overseas earnings.
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French air traffic strike begins

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 14:10
Air traffic controllers in France have walked out on strike, with almost half of all flights going to and from France cancelled.
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VIDEO: Women in India bring skills home

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 13:44
Women are increasingly responsible for learning new skills and bringing them back to the family firm in India.
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VIDEO: Few women at top of Indian companies

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 13:40
Why is there a shortage of female directors at Indian firms? The BBC's Pratiksha Ghildial has been finding out.
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Q&A: What is a non-dom?

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 13:12
How the tax status works and what may change
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High-value mortgage demand drops

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 11:57
Demand for mortgages fell sharply in the first quarter of the year in the UK, the Bank of England says, with a particular drop in prime lending.
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Aldi's sales overtake Waitrose

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 11:52
Discount grocery chain Aldi is now the UK's sixth-largest grocer, a survey finds, overtaking upmarket chain Waitrose.
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UK car sales hit 21st Century high

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 10:17
UK new car registrations see their highest monthly level since 1998, up from 6% this time last year.
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US lifts India airline safety rating

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 10:02
US authorities upgrade India's aviation safety rating, allowing Indian airlines to increase the number of flights they operate to the country.
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Shell to buy BG Group in £47bn deal

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 09:29
Royal Dutch Shell says it has agreed to buy oil and gas exploration firm BG Group in a deal that values the business at £47bn.
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Asian markets rally to hit highs

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 09:19
Japan's Nikkei index hit a 15-year high on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan maintained its asset purchase programme in an effort to boost the economy.
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ANZ wins appeal against class action

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 06:38
One of Australia's biggest lenders, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), wins an appeal against a landmark court ruling that some of its late fees were unfair.
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Australia approves John Holland sale

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 03:31
Australia approves the sale of John Holland Group, one the country's biggest construction firms, to China Communications Construction Company (CCCC).
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VIDEO: Tackling Taiwan's water shortages

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 01:50
Taiwan's government is introducing drastic water rationing measures to tackle the country's recent low rainfall and poor water conservation record.
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Funding an art renaissance in the US

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 23:35
How US museums are finding new ways to survive
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Latin America's wake-up call on global school tests

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 23:32
Latin America's wake-up call on global school tests
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Bendy battery promises safety, speed

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 16:43
Engineers unveil a flexible aluminium battery which they say could offer a cheap, fast-charging and safe alternative to current designs.
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