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Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges.
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Wales is hailed as a jellyfish "hotspot" by researchers who say they could hit record numbers this summer.
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Increasingly, technology companies are integrating the internet with other devices, such as household appliances or cars. But are there security risks?
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Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America.
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There are so many problems and incorrect forecasts in the student loan system that there needs to be a complete review, says a report from MPs.
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Up to 5,000 new complaints a week about payment protection insurance (PPI) are making their way to the financial ombudsman, but the numbers are falling.
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Chancellor George Osborne will announce £18m of funding for business projects he says could help create 30,000 jobs in the Glasgow area.
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The EU's dependence on Russian-designed power plants
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How one man's failure to get a cab drove him to try to fix the problem
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How drones may be used to fight wildlife poaching in Africa
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Online video service Netflix reports profits of $71m in the second quarter, more than double compared with the same period a year ago.
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A new study says the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock.
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21 Jul 2014 7:15:53
Further sanctions on Russia will hit an already ailing economy
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Mark Lobel reports on foreign investors re-building ties with Iran in anticipation of an easing of trade restrictions on the country.
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Civilian drones are being tested across Africa's game reserves in a hi-tech battle with poachers threatening the continent's wildlife tourism industry.
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Brazilian Tallis Gomes explains how a failed attempt to hail a cab drove him to create smartphone app Easy Taxi.
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Some seals prefer to forage for food at offshore wind farms, UK study suggests.
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The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) launches a criminal investigation into allegations of price rigging in the foreign exchange market.
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Seoul is planning to ban mobile phone ride-sharing app Uber just as the company aims to accelerate its expansion in Asia.
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The Corporation of London is the body that runs the City and is a quirk of centuries of history.
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The banking scandals in recent years are "not helpful for me in my role", says the Lord Mayor of London.
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A green sea turtle migrated a staggering 3,979 km (2,472 miles) in a year, according to Swansea University researchers.
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Authorities in Shanghai suspend the operations of a meat supplier suspected of selling expired meat to fast food chains including McDonald's and KFC.
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Analysts are questioning whether Malaysia Airlines can recover from two tragic disasters this year.
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