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Tough lessons

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 23:44
A university in north-eastern Nigeria is running projects to feed displaced people and prevent extremism.
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Jobs at risk

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 23:08
Bangladesh's garments industry is nervous that foreign buyers might pull out after a recent attack by Islamic militants killed 20 people, most of them foreigners.
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'We want the garments sector to survive'

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 23:07
Garment worker Shirin Begum talks to the BBC about her concerns following the recent Islamist attack in Dhaka and its possible impact on her industry.
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'It spoils everything'

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 23:06
Plans to develop an opencast coal mine in Northumberland have split locals - some support the jobs created under the scheme, while others are concerned about the impact on tourism.
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Ex-Goldman Sachs trader barred from industry

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 18:50
A former head of Goldman Sach's mortgage trading unit has been barred from the industry by US regulators.
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Gawker case: Thiel is 'serious threat' to press freedom

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 17:31
The PayPal entrepreneur represents a "serious threat" to press freedom after funding a legal case that bankrupted Gawker, campaigners say.
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Mining sector outlook improves despite losses and Brexit

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 17:18
BHP Billiton may have reported a record loss - but the outlook for the industry as a whole is improving, analysts say.
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Cath Kidston continues advance as targets Latin America

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 17:10
Cath Kidston continues its international push as it announces plans to open stores in Latin America.
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US rate hike in September 'possible'

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 16:50
An influential member of the US central bank says an interest rate rise is "possible" in September.
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Virgin Trains East Coast August strikes suspended

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 16:46
Virgin East Coast train workers suspend plans for strikes due to start this week.
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Falling pound pushes up cost of tuna

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 16:08
The pound has weakened following the UK's Brexit vote, pushing up the price of imports, including yellowfin tuna from the western Pacific which are price in Japanese yen.
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FTSE 100 lower as airline shares fall

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 16:04
The UK's benchmark share index falls with shares in airlines lower, but mining companies are higher after well-received results from Antofagasta.
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Bank of England bond buying plan back on track

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 15:08
The Bank of England successfully buys government bonds as part of its 60bn buy-back programme, a week after failing to find enough sellers auction
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Yorkshire offshore wind farm gets government approval

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 14:48
The world's biggest offshore wind farm has been given the go-ahead by the government.
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Audi cars 'will talk to traffic lights', firm says

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 14:48
Vehicles will soon be able to communicate with traffic lights and tell drivers when they are about to change, Audi says.
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Regulated rail fares to rise by 1.9%

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 14:47
Regulated rail fares in England and Wales and regulated peak-time fares in Scotland will rise by 1.9% next year.
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Specsavers seeks to trademark 'should've' catchphrase

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 14:38
Optician group Specsavers has its plan to trademark the use of "should've" approved by the UK Intellectual Property Office.
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Fuel prices push up UK inflation rate to 0.6%

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 11:20
Rising fuel prices helped to push the UK's inflation rate up to 0.6% last month, official figures show.
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House price inflation accelerates to 8.7% in June

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 09:55
House prices across the UK rose by 8.7% in the year to June, according to official figures, a faster rate than in May.
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Bebo tycoon Michael Birch invests in 'sad state' Devon village

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 09:23
The multi-millionaire founder of the Bebo social networking site says he pumped money into a North Devon village after seeing its "sad state".
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