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Jimmy Choo shares rise after float

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:35
Shares in luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo rise on their London market debut after stepping out at the lower end of their pricing range.
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VIDEO: The 'concept cars' money cannot buy

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:20
The car industry jamboree known as the Paris Motor Show is wrapping up on the outskirts of the French capital.
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Concern over housing benefit fraud

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:10
The government is criticised for not increasing efforts to tackle housing benefit fraud "sooner" - but it insists things are improving.
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Asian shares trade mixed on US data

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:02
Asian shares were mixed in trading on Friday after better-than expected economic data out of the US eased global growth fears.
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Virgin Australia buys out Tigerair

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 06:49
Virgin Australia will buyout loss-making budget carrier Tiger Airways Australia for A$1 (£0.54), the airline said on Friday.
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VIDEO: India's quest to get people online

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 02:45
One billion people are still not connected to the internet in India and cost is the main barrier. So authorities are looking at ways to get more people online.
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Falling oil prices: Winners and losers

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 23:05
As oil prices fall, who will be the winners and losers?
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Trendy offices: Your workplaces, your pictures

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 23:05
Ball pit meeting rooms and other unusual workplaces
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The world's fastest ambulance

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 23:05
The world's fastest paramedics at 300km/h
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VIDEO: The world's fastest ambulance?

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 23:05
The world's fastest ambulance has been revealed at the Gitex technology show in Dubai.
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A million pensioners 'in poverty'

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 23:02
More than a million pensioners are still living in poverty, partly due to their failure to claim benefits, the charity Age UK is claiming.
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Chiquita rejects banana buyout

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 22:12
US firm Chiquita rejects an offer from Brazilian billionaires Joseph Safra and José Luís Cutrale that would have valued the firm at $1.3bn, saying the offer was 'inadequate'.
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Google earnings miss expectations

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 20:38
Internet giant Google reports third-quarter profits of $2.8bn, down 5% from the same period a year earlier, sending shares lower in after-hours trading.
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Ex-Rabobank traders in US Libor suit

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 19:32
Two British ex-Rabobank traders are charged by the US Department of Justice with manipulating the Libor rate, bringing the total number of ex-Rabobank employees charged to six.
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Mining firm calls in administrators

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 17:35
London Mining calls in administrators after running out of cash to operate iron ore mine in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.
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Is the oil crash a secret US war on Russia?

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 17:11
A New York Times columnist argues the US and Saudi Arabia are using lower oil prices to advance their foreign policy goals.
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Global share prices continue to slip

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 16:55
Share prices in the US and across Europe fall amid fears of a global economic slowdown and the impact of the Ebola crisis.
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Three UK airports sold in £1bn deal

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 16:49
Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports are sold by owners Heathrow Airport Holdings in a £1bn deal.
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Iranian investment scene 'improving'

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 16:33
As hundreds of investors and business people meet at The 1st Europe-Iran Forum in London there is a mood of cautious optimism.
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Camilla praises credit unions

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 15:57
The Duchess of Cornwall has said she believes credit unions could be a "real force for change" in the financial services industry.
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