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VIDEO: How to make artificial snow

11 hours 54 min ago
BBC Weather's Carol Kirkwood visits Snow Business, a company in Stroud, Gloucestershire, which makes snow for the film industry.
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Alstom to pay US $772m bribery fine

12 hours 8 min ago
Alstom agree to pay $772m in criminal penalties to settle charges with the US Department of Justice.
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Rouble rallies despite crisis warning

13 hours 13 min ago
Russia's former finance minister warns the country is entering a "full blown economic crisis" and will enter recession next year.
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Internet problems hit food shoppers

14 hours 21 min ago
Hundreds of online supermarket shoppers have been experiencing frustrating technical problems amid the rush for Christmas.
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VIDEO: Apprentice winner "very confident"

14 hours 47 min ago
Mark Wright, the winner of this year's Apprentice said he was "very confident" of success for his new business plans.
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Energy shares lift FTSE 100

15 hours 52 min ago
The FTSE 100 rises as energy shares are boosted by rising oil prices and comments from the Saudi petroleum minister.
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Rate riggers face seven years jail

16 hours 9 min ago
Chancellor George Osborne confirms that the rigging of foreign exchange rates and other financial benchmarks will become a criminal offence.
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Tesco accounts face fresh inquiry

16 hours 36 min ago
The Financial Reporting Council announces an inquiry into Tesco's accounts for 2012, 2013 and 2014 following the £250m mis-statement of its profits.
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VIDEO: Nicaragua canal faces opposition

17 hours 2 min ago
Nicaragua, the poorest country in mainland South America, announced on Monday it will break ground on a new canal linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
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Planned airport strike suspended

17 hours 9 min ago
Planned two-day strike by ground handling staff at Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester airports is suspended after a new pay offer.
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VIDEO: Airbus to deliver first A350 XWBs

17 hours 38 min ago
Monday marks a big day for Airbus at its main factory headquarters in Toulouse, as Qatar Airways takes the first delivery of the plane makers newest twin-aisle A350 XWB.
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Fans voice anger at Rangers' AGM

17 hours 41 min ago
Rangers' board are greeted with chants of "out, out, out" as they take their seats at the club's AGM on Monday at Ibrox.
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Warning over Coats pension scheme

18 hours 12 min ago
The Pensions Regulator tells Guinness Peat Group it should pay more money into the pension scheme of the Coats textile company to pay off its deficit.
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AUDIO: BBC editors take Mastermind challenge

18 hours 47 min ago
BBC editors are known for their extensive knowledge of specialist subjects, but can they handle the pressure and maintain their reputations when in the spotlight?
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Higher pay awards 'on the way'

20 hours 34 min ago
Bigger pay rises may be on offer in the coming year, according to Martin Weale, a member of the Bank of England's interest rate setting committee.
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B&Q's Kingfisher to sell China stake

21 hours 14 min ago
Home improvements retailer Kingfisher will sell a controlling stake in B&Q China to Wumei Holdings in a cash deal estimated to be worth £140m
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South Korea cuts growth forecasts

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 03:11
Asia's fourth largest economy, South Korea, cuts its growth forecast for this year and next as consumer and business sentiment weakens.
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Germany wants more women in boardroom

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 02:23
Germany's drive to promote more women in business
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City workers expect bigger bonuses

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 02:15
Senior workers in London's financial services sector are expecting an average 21% rise in their bonus payouts for this year, a survey found.
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Asia shares mixed in shortened week

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 02:10
Asian markets traded mixed on Monday, although trading was thin at the start a working week shortened by the Christmas break.
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