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Barnes & Noble founder offloads $64m

Fri, 18/04/2014 - 00:49
Barnes & Noble chairman trims his stake in the bookstore company to 20% by selling shares worth $64m.
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VIDEO: Singapore puts innovation on show

Fri, 18/04/2014 - 00:23
Singapore is running a trade fair for entrepreneurs, where exhibitors hope to turn their idea into a worldwide success.
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Ex-BP worker fined over shares trade

Fri, 18/04/2014 - 00:10
A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading.
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Selling globally is child's play

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 23:09
The tech making e-commerce easier for small firms
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Alfa Romeo plots a US comeback

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 23:06
After 20 years, Alfa Romeo returns to the US
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VIDEO: Alfa Romeo plots US comeback

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 23:05
Alfa Romeo, the Italian sports car maker, returns to the US market after 20 years. Michelle Fleury takes a tour of the car the firm hopes will appeal to American drivers.
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Weibo shares surge on US debut

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 21:10
Shares in China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US, despite a disappointing start.
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Sydney airport go-ahead

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 19:00
Economic gold or nightmare reality?
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Bus operator to axe 14 services

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 16:44
The biggest bus operator in Wales announces it will axe 14 services and reduce eight others as it cuts its fleet by 10%.
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Pensioners could get death estimate

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 16:31
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.
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London Market Report

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 15:56
The pound hits its highest level in more than four years against the US dollar.
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Tube staff plan five days of strikes

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 15:07
RMT workers on the London Underground are to take five days of strike action according to the union.
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US banking giants see mixed results

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 14:34
US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump.
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Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 14:33
Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.
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German media boss criticises Google

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:20
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
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RBS: No evidence of small firm fraud

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:10
Royal Bank of Scotland says law firm Clifford Chance has cleared it over allegations that it forced small firms to close so it could make a profit.
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Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:01
The Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year.
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VIDEO: Union backs plans for Co-op reform

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 11:45
The Co-operative Group has announced losses of £2.5bn provoking widespread calls for reform, including from one of the business's main unions Unite.
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VIDEO: Pennycook: Co-op results 'a disaster'

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 11:30
The Co-operative Group has announced losses of £2.5bn for 2013. Interim chief executive Richard Pennycook described the results as "a disaster".
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AUDIO: Why Danny Mills bought all the pies

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 10:07
Former England defender Danny Mills has invested in the struggling West Cornwall Pasty Company.
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