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Japanese shares higher on trade data

Mon, 25/05/2015 - 01:45
Japan's shares head higher after data showed the country's trade account fell into a deficit in April, but it beat expectations.
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Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

Mon, 25/05/2015 - 01:00
Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?
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VIDEO: 'Made for China' hotel launched

Mon, 25/05/2015 - 00:18
The boss of InterContinental Hotel Group, Richard Solomons, talks about the company's 'made-for-China' hotels.
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The fallout from financial crises

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 23:08
The impact of economic crises on everyday lives
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VIDEO: Is Modi still India's cup of tea?

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 23:04
BBC News visited some tea stalls around Mumbai and asked ordinary Indians to rate Narendra Modi's first year in office.
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VIDEO: Indian economy: Is it improving?

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 23:03
The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder examines the economic record of the last year in India.
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What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 22:21
What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?
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'No return' to easier dismissal plan

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 11:30
Business Secretary Sajid Javid says he hopes to save firms more than £10bn by cutting red tape - but rejects a fresh move to make it easier to sack employees.
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VIDEO: Varoufakis: 'Catastrophic to leave euro'

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 10:35
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says if Greece left the euro, it would spell the end of Europe's common currency.
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Greece 'cannot afford IMF repayment'

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 10:26
Greece will not be able to make a debt repayment to the IMF due in early June as it does not have the money, the interior minister says.
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VIDEO: Sajid Javid: 'Cut business red tape'

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 09:22
Business Secretary Sajid Javid says he will not be going back to the Beecroft proposals for no fault dismissals but hopes to cut over £10bn more red tape costs.
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PM announces freeze in ministers' pay

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 07:52
Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
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Apprenticeship system 'fails young'

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 01:55
The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.
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China's Amazon railway plan advances

Sat, 23/05/2015 - 15:32
A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.
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Train firm 'sorry' for death message

Sat, 23/05/2015 - 12:22
A train company apologises after passengers were told a track delay was because someone "couldn't be bothered to live any more".
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Email error reveals bank's EU project

Sat, 23/05/2015 - 09:00
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
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VIDEO: Is this the new face of the £20 note?

Sat, 23/05/2015 - 00:57
Whose face should grace the new note?
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The UK town that loves solar power

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 21:00
Where is the solar 'capital' of the UK?
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Yellen: US rates may rise this year

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 17:39
The chair of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, says she expects the central bank to begin raising interest rates "at some point this year".
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Vodafone leads FTSE 100 higher

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 16:02
Vodafone was the star performer on the FTSE 100 in Friday trading, adding 4.64%, as the benchmark index made modest gains.
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