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VIDEO: How one man saved the 'sheep-pig'

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 00:18
How a woolly breed of porker was brought back from the brink
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Brazil's downturn fails to put off investors

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 00:16
Brazil's downturn fails to put off foreign investors
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Translation tech talking business

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 00:13
How language services are turning to tech to improve
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Tempting packaging 'tricks shoppers'

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 00:11
Packaging tactics run the risk of misleading shoppers about products and deals, according to consumer group Which?.
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Oil price falls below $80 a barrel

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 20:41
Brent crude oil price falls below $80 a barrel for the first time since 2010, as Saudi Arabia fails to confirm a cut in production.
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Chelsea reports record annual profit

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 18:03
Chelsea football club reports a record profit of £18.4m ($29m) for the year to June 2014, despite not winning any silverware.
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SA firms accused of World Cup fixing

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 17:43
Some of South Africa's top construction firms are being investigated for colluding on contracts in the run-up to the 2010 World Cup
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Amazon and Hachette settle dispute

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 17:18
Internet giant Amazon and book publisher Hachette resolve a bitter months-long royalties dispute that has delayed orders of several high-profile titles.
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Buffett buys Duracell battery firm

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 16:53
Warren Buffett's firm Berkshire Hathaway is set to acquire battery maker Duracell from Procter & Gamble in an unusual deal which will reduce the firm's tax bill.
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Asda sales fall as 'shockwave' hits

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 14:51
Sales at Asda fall, hit by what the retailer calls 'a shockwave' in the supermarket sector, but retailer retains market share.
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India and US reach WTO breakthrough

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 14:10
India and US reach a breakthrough in resolving food security, an issue which had been stalling the implementation of a global trade pact.
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HMRC fines cigarette maker £650,000

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 13:49
Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT) has been fined £650,000 ($1m; €820k) by UK tax authorities for oversupplying its products to Belgium.
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Ofcom finds 4G twice as fast as 3G

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 13:36
A report into the speed of mobile networks in cities around the UK finds 4G is over twice as fast as 3G.
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Low rates 'keep repossessions down'

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 12:35
Continued low interest rates and mortgage market competition have led to another fall in the number of homes repossessed in the UK, figures show.
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Over-30s more likely to leave London

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 11:52
People aged 30 and over are more likely to pack their bags and leave London, than move into the capital from elsewhere in England and Wales.
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VIDEO: Shell 'warned pipeline could leak'

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 11:34
Oil firm Royal Dutch Shell was told a pipeline had reached the end of its life years before it spilled up to 500,000 barrels of oil, according to court documents seen by the BBC.
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India is bright spot in gold market

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 09:20
Demand for gold soars in India in the third quarter, whilst total global demand falls to its lowest level for five years.
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Qatar cleared but England criticised

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 09:03
A Fifa report clears Qatar of corruption in the 2022 World Cup bidding process but is critical of the English FA.
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Knocking £2.8bn off the deficit

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 08:57
Events in the last week show why budget forecasting is so hard
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VIDEO: How to make a ten-year-old cash savvy

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 08:17
Children as young as four could have the chance to join savings clubs in an attempt to prevent them getting into debt later in life.
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