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Unwelcome extra
10 Jan 2018 6:47:57
Business will no longer be able to charge customers for paying by card, so what does this mean for prices?
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How can Africans find solutions to Africa's problems? Conservation biologist Kevin Njabo tells his personal story of how he nearly became part of the group of African scientists who seek an education abroad and never return -- and why he's now building a permanent base on the continent to nurture and support local talent. "I'm not coming back alone. I'm bringing with me Western scientists, entrepreneurs and students," Njabo says. "When that happens, Africa will be on the way to solving Africa's problems."
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The action comes amid a series of disputes between the two North American neighbours.
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Dominic Chappell, in charge when BHS collapsed, says a pension investigation weighed on the retailer.
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The regulator says its £400,000 fine follows the discovery of rudimentary mistakes by the retailer.
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The chief executive of a Birmingham company explains how it has continued to flourish in tough times.
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Sainsbury's boss agrees the wrapping on coconuts is "daft" - but its supplier says it is recyclable.
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Alzheimer's charities call the news a "heavy blow" to those living with dementia.
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Chinese business leaders are offered the chance to pay for dinner and a photo with the ex-PM.
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Dermot Nolan is cross-examined by MPs investigating the government's plans to cap some energy bills.
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Governor Rick Scott successfully fights off President Trump's plans, with more opposition expected.
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Trade unionists lambast the Greek labour minister over plans to curb strikes.
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Manufacturing records its seventh consecutive month of growth, while industrial output also rises.
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Sales were up 16% on the same period in 2016 while nine new UK stores opened during the month.
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The UK's second largest supermarket raises its profit guidance after a "record" Christmas week.
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A Nasa telescope inside a jumbo jet yields new insights into how stars are born from collapsing gas and dust.
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A tie-up with AT&T was seemingly scuppered over concerns about Chinese firms entering US telecoms.
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A company linked to the Chinese government will operate the service in China from 28 February.
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Toyota and Mazda choose the Southern US state for their new $1.6bn plan, according to reports.
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Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern passengers suffer the worst disruption in the UK, a report says.
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Corner shops could be told to charge shoppers for single-use carrier bags under new government plans.
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Unnecessary trade barriers will only harm Europe, Philip Hammond and David Davis to say on German trip.
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Norishige Kanai says he has actually grown 2cm in space in three weeks, blaming a measuring mistake.
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First class
10 Jan 2018 0:34:47
A UK project inspiring disadvantaged youngsters to apply to university is being applied to South Africa's townships.
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Big designs
10 Jan 2018 0:29:51
How young Australian entrepreneur Melanie Perkins set up and grew popular design website Canva.
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