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1,700 jobs go as steel plant mothballed

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 13:09
Iron and steel production at the SSI plant in the north-east of England is to be halted with the loss of 1,700 jobs.
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VIDEO: Labour plans for Bank of England review

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 11:56
John McDonnell says Labour plans a review of the Bank of England, but guarantees its independence.
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Shell stops Arctic oil exploration

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 11:10
Royal Dutch Shell abandons Arctic exploration off the coast of Alaska after "disappointing" results from a key oil well.
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Split in property prices widens

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 10:58
Renewed evidence of a north-south divide is emerging in the pace of house price movements in England and Wales, Land Registry figures suggest.
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Swiss probe into fixing of metal prices

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 10:57
Authorities in Switzerland have announced a probe into global banks over suspicions they illegally manipulated the price of metals.
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Renault sign Lotus buyout letter

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 09:49
Renault have signed a letter of intent to buy a controlling stake in F1 team Lotus to create a new team for 2016.
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Motorists 'tricked' in car test abuse

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 08:21
Motorists are being "tricked" into buying cars which claim to be more fuel efficient than they really are, a report claims in the latest scandal for the industry.
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Modi hails social media at Facebook HQ

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 03:20
Indian PM Narendra Modi hails the political power of social media in the modern world as he visits Facebook headquarters in California.
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Asia shares struggle in early trade

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 01:55
Asian shares are mixed on Monday, taking their lacklustre lead from Wall Street where investors were not convinced by the Federal Reserve's reassuring comments.
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VIDEO: Why is Modi so interested in Facebook?

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 01:54
Why is Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi so keen to court Facebook?
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VIDEO: India's new eco Ganesh festival

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 01:15
Statues at the festival worshipping Lord Ganesh are becoming a model of sustainability.
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Would America buy a used Fiat from this man?

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 01:14
Pope Francis has created a stir by travelling around in a little black Fiat during his first US visit. Will it change Americans' views of cars?
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VIDEO: Expectations rise for India rate cut

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 01:12
The BBC's Sameer Hashmi analyses India's economic highs and lows.
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Selling everything to start again

Sun, 27/09/2015 - 23:09
The millionaire who sold his manor house to start again
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Argentina vote poses economic choice

Sun, 27/09/2015 - 23:09
Will Argentina's presidential election boost growth?
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Corbyn in 'graded' inheritance tax call

Sun, 27/09/2015 - 15:26
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says inheritance tax should be "graded" because the current single rate means the "very richest become richer".
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Piketty and Stiglitz to advise Corbyn

Sun, 27/09/2015 - 15:18
Best-selling author Thomas Piketty and Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz have agreed to join a new panel of economists advising Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
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VW 'was warned over illegal tests'

Sun, 27/09/2015 - 13:54
Volkswagen had warnings about illegally cheating in emission tests years ago, German media cite an internal inquiry as saying.
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VIDEO: Dismaland brings £20m tourism boost

Sun, 27/09/2015 - 06:43
Banksy's Dismaland has been a shot in the arm for Weston-super-Mare, attracting thousands of people to the town.
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VIDEO: Bill Gates: Meeting poverty goals 'won't be easy'

Sun, 27/09/2015 - 04:20
Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have spoken to the BBC's James Robbins about their hopes for beating poverty and malnutrition and improving childhood health.
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