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HSBC closes some Muslims' accounts

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 04:00
HSBC bank writes to Finsbury Park Mosque and other Muslim individuals and organisations around the UK giving them notice their accounts will be closed.
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VIDEO: Airlines 'don't make enough money'

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 03:39
As well as the aviation disasters of recent months, airlines are being affected by aggressive competition and economic uncertainty.
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Japan output falls most since 2011

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 03:10
Japan's factory output falls 3.3% from May to June, the latest sign to highlight that the recent sales tax rise is affecting consumer demand.
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The tech firm helping a tough area

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 23:13
The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area
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Shakespeare's Globe: Theatrical laboratory

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 23:13
Turning Shakespeare's theatre into a living laboratory
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Argentina in denial over debt dispute

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 23:12
Call it something else, says Argentina's president
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The reindeer herders battling a mine

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 23:08
The reindeer herders fighting an iron ore mine
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Bank of England bonus clawback plan

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 23:00
The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.
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Twitter shares surge on user growth

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 20:48
Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.
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Kurdish oil tanker in US seizure

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 18:13
An oil tanker carrying $100m of Iraqi Kurdish oil off the coast of Texas is set to be seized by US marshals after a judge approved a seizure request from the Iraqi government.
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British Gas owner names new boss

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 16:33
British Gas owner Centrica announces the appointment of Iain Conn, currently BP's head of refining and marketing, as its new chief executive.
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London Market Report

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:52
Car and plane parts maker GKN and clothing retailer Next are the biggest risers in early London trading.
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UBS responds to 'dark pools' probe

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:38
UBS, Switzerland's biggest bank, says it is responding to US investigations surrounding a private trading system known as "dark pools".
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Car firms sued over CD 'rip' system

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:29
A group representing musicians in the US is suing Ford and General Motors over in-car CD players which allow tracks to be stored on a hard drive.
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OKCupid experiments with 'bad' matches

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 14:47
Dating website OKCupid reveals that it experimented on its users, including putting the "wrong" people together to see if they would connect.
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Aldi sales see 'record growth rate'

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 14:36
Discounters Aldi and Lidl are booming at the expense of Tesco and Morrisons, research firm Kantar Worldpanel says.
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Personal insolvencies in sudden jump

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 14:18
There has been a sudden jump in the number of individuals becoming insolvent, in the steepest rise since 2010, according to government figures.
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Airbus cancels Skymark contract

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 12:51
Airbus cancels its contract with Japan's Skymark Airlines for the purchase of six A380 aircraft.
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Mortgage approvals back on the rise

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 11:57
The number of people taking out mortgages is back on the rise, according to figures from the Bank of England.
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New chairman for troubled Morrisons

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 11:42
Morrisons, Britain's fourth largest supermarket chain, announces the appointment of former Tesco finance director Andrew Higginson as its next chairman.
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