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Greece shuns debt talks with troika

2 hours 14 min ago
Greece's new finance minister snubs his main eurozone counterpart, saying Athens will not negotiate over debts with the EU-IMF troika.
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FTSE dragged down by BA owner, IAG

2 hours 35 min ago
Shares in London end the day lower, dragged down by BA owner IAG.
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Nokia name row with London start-up

2 hours 58 min ago
Nokia has threatened legal action against a UK start-up over the use of the word "HERE".
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Qatar buys 10% stake in BA owner

3 hours 2 min ago
IAG boss Willie Walsh welcomes investment by Gulf airline, which said it may increase its stake further
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VIDEO: Benin beauty boss cashes in on shea butter

4 hours 4 min ago
Gilles Adamon, founder of Natura soaps and cosmetics, talks about the shea butter industry in Benin.
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Shake Shack shares surge on debut

4 hours 17 min ago
Shares in US burger firm Shake Shack surge more than 130% on their New York Stock Exchange debut, valuing the firm at $1.8bn.
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VIDEO: Namibia's flourishing film business

4 hours 19 min ago
Hollywood studios are increasingly attracted to African locations and Namibia is a particularly popular choice.
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US growth slows in fourth quarter

4 hours 47 min ago
The economy expanded by 2.6% in the last three months of 2014 - sharply lower than in the third quarter.
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Easyjet backs Heathrow expansion

5 hours 58 min ago
Budget airline Easyjet says it is in favour of expanding Heathrow airport in a submission to the Airports Commission
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Google agrees privacy policy changes

6 hours 18 min ago
The firm will roll out a single, rewritten privacy policy across Europe after coming under fire across the continent.
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BT earmarks £2bn to pay off deficit

6 hours 22 min ago
BT sets aside £2bn to deal with its swelling pension deficit as part of a 16-year plan.
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VIDEO: Comeback for Jordan's film industry?

6 hours 32 min ago
News of a Hollywood production and talk of incentives gives some Jordanians optimism for the future of their film business.
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Russia cuts interest rates to 15%

7 hours 13 min ago
Russia has cut its main interest rate from 17% to 15% because inflation "is stabilising".
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Eurozone deflation gathers pace

7 hours 47 min ago
Eurozone deflation deepens in January, as prices fall by 0.6% compared with last year, pushed down by lower oil prices.
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VIDEO: Managing India's waste problem

7 hours 51 min ago
Waste organisers are looking to technology to clear the streets, encourage recycling and help the poor.
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VIDEO: Obama and Modi: Were talks a success?

7 hours 59 min ago
Is the relationship between the US and India moving in the right direction? Simon Atkinson reports.
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Mortgage approvals hint at sales dip

8 hours 46 min ago
New figures suggest the recent slowdown in property sales may continue for at least the next few months.
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VIDEO: McDonald's losing out to competitors

8 hours 57 min ago
McDonald's sales are slumping amid competition from high end fast-food burger chains in the US
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The tennis entourage can pay its way

10 hours 34 min ago
Why it pays for players to have an entourage
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Men's pay falls 'more than women's'

10 hours 55 min ago
Men have seen the real value of their pay fall far more than women in the past few years, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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