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Off-the-cuff remarks about digging dirt on journalists who write negative things about Uber have not gone down well with the press.
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Nokia reveals an Android-powered tablet that will go on sale in China and elsewhere in early 2015, pitting it against Microsoft.
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The value of UK grocery sales has fallen for the first time in two decades, according to research firm Kantar Worldpanel.
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The FTSE 100 rises in early trade, with shares in insurer Prudential one of the top climbers after its latest trading statement.
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UK inflation rose to an annual rate of 1.3% in October, up from 1.2% in the previous month, official figures show.
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House price growth accelerated to 12.1% in the year to the end of September, official figures show, despite other surveys suggesting a slowdown.
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Ofcom opens an investigation into how the Premier League sells live TV media rights for its football matches.
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No frills airline Easyjet reports a 21% rise in annual pre-tax profits, helped by strong growth in the number of available seats.
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Giancarlo Stanton agrees the most expensive deal in US sport by signing a £208m 13-year contract with Miami Marlins.
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A cull of 6,000 ducks is due to start following a confirmed case of bird flu at a breeding farm in East Yorkshire.
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Australia and India pledge to push for a major free trade deal, as India's PM Narendra Modi makes a historic speech to parliament in Canberra.
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The Indonesian government has increased subsidised fuel prices by over 30% in an attempt to save the economy more than $8bn (£5bn) in 2015.
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Asian markets headed higher on hopes of more stimulus in Europe after closing down on Monday on news of a recession in Japan.
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A strangely accurate book of anatomy from 1543
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Fashion made in Africa
18 Nov 2014 0:01:38
The fashion company which only uses home-grown materials
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Business is embracing ultra high definition video
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Payday lender Wonga continues to show adverts in Poland similar to those that were cancelled in the UK for being attractive to children.
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The Public Accounts Committee has criticised HM Revenue & Customs for its "unacceptably slow" action against tax avoiders.
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The BBC's economics editor Robert Peston looks at what impact instability in the global economy could have in the UK.
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A former convict turned entrepreneur is looking to give other ex-offenders in Singapore a new lease on life through his restaurant chain Eighteen Chefs.
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Disappearing message app Snapchat unveils Snapcash, a new feature that will allow users to send money to friends, in a partnership with payment-processing firm Square.
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What are the next steps in comet landing mission?
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Ex-offender turned chef cooks up social change
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The public are being asked to provide information on the locations of nine fugitives suspected of serious environmental crimes.
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An epidemic of bad, inefficient, overcrowded meetings is plaguing the world’s businesses — and making workers miserable. David Grady has some ideas on how to stop it.
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