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18 Sep 2016 6:59:26
Australia's biggest banks have been among the world's most profitable, but face allegations of rate-rigging and anti-competitive behaviour. Are their golden years over?
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A group of Central European countries is ready to veto any Brexit deal that would limit right to work in the UK, Slovakian PM Robert Fico says.
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Tens of thousands of people have been protesting in cities across Germany against proposed transatlantic trade deals between the EU and the US and Canada.
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BBC News visits a car test centre that has invested in new kit to flip over vehicles at speed.
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Forgotten funeral plans
16 Sep 2016 1:16:18
Older people are increasingly saving their loved ones from the cost of a funeral by paying in advance - but many families are unaware because they are scared to talk about death.
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Engineer Naveen Rabelli has completed a 6,000 mile journey from India to the UK in a solar-powered tuk-tuk.
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Why do some people do selfless things, helping other people even at risk to their own well-being? Psychology researcher Abigail Marsh studies the motivations of people who do extremely altruistic acts, like donating a kidney to a complete stranger. Are their brains just different?
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Dealing with the immediate result of the Brexit referendum produced Mark Carney's "toughest day" in his job, the Bank of England governor says.
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A BBC team finds rare Java hawks for sale, as environmentalists say more must be done to tackle Indonesia's illegal bird trade.
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The band of entrepreneurs who believe pairing farming with technology could secure the future of Kenya's agricultural economy.
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Uber is collecting street images for its own maps of the UK cities in which it operates, starting with London.
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Two men are charged with offences under the Gambling Act in what is believed to be the first prosecution involving betting on video games.
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Bank of England governor Mark Carney answers quick-fire questions from schoolchildren about his likes and dislikes.
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Colm O'Regan looks at the growing number of people undertaking temporary, short-term work.
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A new campaign is being launched to persuade more people to switch bank accounts - because not enough people are doing so.
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Singapore is hosting the Formula 1 Grand Prix for a ninth year amid concerns about a Zika outbreak and recently foiled terror plot.
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Former Chancellor George Osborne says the new agreement over the Hinkley Point nuclear power station is "pretty much" the same as before.
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MPs launch an inquiry into corporate governance, focusing on executive pay, worker representation in the boardroom and the lack of women in senior positions.
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The London market opens lower, with bank shares hit after Deutsche Bank says it is facing a $14bn penalty to settle a probe into mortgage-backed securities.
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ScottishPower customers will soon be able to buy gas and electricity in bundles of days rather than signing up to standard tariffs or fixed price deals.
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The amount of Scotch whisky sold overseas increases for the first time since 2013, according the latest industry figures.
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US safety regulators announce a formal recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone after battery issues lead to overheating and the phone catching fire.
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Indian exporters that used Hanjin Shipping's vessels to send goods around the world are concerned about stranded cargo and shipping competition.
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US bankers write to US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew asking him to push for transparent Brexit negotiations in the interests of market stability.
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Former Chancellor George Osborne says he will "focus his political energies" on taking forward his "Northern Powerhouse" plan as chairman of a new think tank.
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