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Burberry, the UK luxury fashion brand, has reported a 7% rise in revenue for the first half of the year despite what it described as a "difficult external environment".
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Google chairman Eric Schmidt says the firm's biggest rival in the search space is e-commerce giant Amazon.
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Indian property developer DLF's shares fall to a record low after the financial market regulator bans it from capital markets for allegedly defrauding investors.
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Luxury handbag maker Mulberry tells investors full-year profits will be "significantly" below expectations after seeing a sharp fall in revenues.
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Ireland's finance minister is expected to deliver the country's first non-austerity budget in seven years later.
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Universal Studios will open its first $3.3bn (£2bn) Chinese theme park after 13 years of trying to enter the booming entertainment market.
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The Malaysian company planning to re-develop London's landmark Battersea Power Station is moving ahead with the project, according to one of its executives.
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Asian shares are trading mixed following a sell-off on Wall Street as investors worried about how weak global growth would impact company earnings.
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Latest data from India shows that the problem of rising prices is continuing. But at least the increases are now happening at a slower pace.
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Global climate models under play the amount of CO2 being absorbed by plants according to new research.
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Chinese billionaire Chen Guangbiao may be the country's most generous yet controversial philanthropist, as John Sudworth reports.
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New arrangements to give savers more freedom over how and when they take a tax-free lump sum from their pension pot are due to be set out.
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Should you be worried about health apps?
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The sell-off on Wall Street continued on Monday with the main share indexes ending down sharply again.
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The singing billionaire whose charity work courts controversy
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Scientists are warning that an army of shrimps and mussels from Turkey and Ukraine is poised to invade Britain's waterways and kill off native species.
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The brain uses a quarter of the body's entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two percent of the body's mass. So how does this unique organ receive and, perhaps more importantly, rid itself of vital nutrients? New research suggests it has to do with sleep.
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A new species of hermaphrodite land snail found in Taiwan has been named in support of marriage equality.
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A backpacker finds a leech which had been living in her nose for a month after returning from a trip to South East Asia.
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The UK government is seeking buyers for its 40% stake in the cross-Channel train operator Eurostar to help boost the public finances but Labour warns against a "rushed" sell-off.
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The UK's High Street banks are warning that millions of account holders are vulnerable to fraud - online or over the phone.
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French economist Jean Tirole of Toulouse University is awarded the Nobel Prize in economics.
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Bankers' behaviour still needs to change following the financial crisis, Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns.
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Global oil prices fall again with Brent crude at a near four-year low amid renewed worries about sluggish global growth.
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A new species of mussel has been found in the UK which could be hugely damaging to British wildlife.
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