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Google parent Alphabet sees strong profits rise

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 01:34
Quarterly revenue at Google's parent company Alphabet rises 21.3% after strong mobile advertising sales.
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Japanese investors cautious ahead of BoJ announcement

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 01:05
Japanese shares open flat, as investors adopt a cautious approach with a central bank meeting underway.
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Indonesia human rights lawyer speaks up

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 00:24
Indonesian Todung Mulya Lubis explains how he became a human rights lawyer.
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On track to win

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 23:08
Technology has moved on fast since the 2012 London Olympics, particularly in data analytics. But is it giving some countries an unfair advantage?
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Brexit knocks manufacturers' confidence - report

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 23:04
Confidence among manufacturers has slumped since the UK's vote to leave the European Union, a report indicates.
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Stressed out

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 23:00
The results of European bank "stress tests" are being announced later on Friday, with the aim of establishing how well the banks could cope with a new financial shock.
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Amazon boss becomes world's third richest

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 21:49
Strong earnings from Amazon and a boost to the company's stock make its founder, Jeff Bezos, the world's third richest person, according to Forbes.
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#boycottbyron divides social media

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 20:57
Dozens of workers at burger chain Byron have been arrested in raids by immigration officials, dividing social media users.
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Hinkley Point: New hitch for UK nuclear plant deal

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 20:51
Plans to build the first new UK nuclear plant in 20 years suffer an unexpected delay after the government postpones a final decision until the early autumn.
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Hinkley Point: Why do we need a new nuclear power plant?

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 19:56
The BBC's Simon Jack explains why we need a new nuclear power station.
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Hinkley Point

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 18:18
Hinkley Point: What is it and why is it important?
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FTSE 100 falls as Lloyds and Shell shares hit

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 16:31
The FTSE 100 drops in early trade, as investors digest a raft of results from some of the UK's biggest companies.
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Ford profits fall as it warns on US economic risks

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 15:35
Carmaker giant Ford has reported weaker-than-expected second quarter profits, in the face of stagnant US sales and a tougher market in China.
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Oracle buys cloud pioneer NetSuite for $9.3bn

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 15:22
Software giant Oracle announces it is buying NetSuite, a pioneer of the fast-growing world of cloud computing, in a deal worth $9.3bn.
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IMF 'overly optimistic' about success of EU bailouts

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 15:02
The International Monetary Fund was "overly optimistic" about economic growth forecasts for countries that received major bailouts, say independent assessors.
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Lloyds cuts a further 3,000 jobs and doubles branch closure plan

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 14:07
Lloyds Banking Group says it will cut a further 3,000 jobs and close 200 more branches, even as it reports a doubling of pre-tax profits.
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James Bond studio Pinewood to be sold

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 14:00
Pinewood Group is set to sell its film and television studios, including the 007 stage, to a property investor for £323.3m
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Anything to declare?

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 13:10
Liam Fox has been talking about the EU customs union. Why does it matter?
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Turkish terror attacks weigh on Thomas Cook profits

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 11:30
Thomas Cook expects to miss full-year profit targets after terror attacks in Turkey sent holidaymakers elsewhere.
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Brexit risks for booming car manufacturing, says SMMT

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 11:25
UK car production jumps more than 10% year-on-year but future growth may be hit if unrestricted access to the European Union is not maintained, the industry warns.
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