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Mobile and broadband services continue to improve for most British people, but a wide gap still exists between the "haves" and the "have-nots", Ofcom concludes.
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Authorities in the Indian capital, Delhi, ban taxi-booking service Uber after allegations that one of its drivers raped a female passenger.
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Royal Mail says competitors in the bigger cities cherry picking its business could harm rural postal services.
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Transport services in Belgium have been severely disrupted by strikes protesting against government austerity measures.
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Is something stirring on the High Street?
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A task force set up to deal with nuisance phone calls has said that company directors should be held responsible for bombarding people with unwanted messages.
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A new global treaty on climate change should focus on sustainable development, says economist Lord Nicholas Stern.
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Northern Ireland's Attorney General accuses Bank of Scotland of "criminal fraud" over its treatment of homeowners who fell behind on their mortgage payments.
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Marks and Spencer's online orders have been delayed in the run-up to Christmas, with standard deliveries now taking up to 10 days.
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New schools, care homes and hospitals should not be built next to busy roads because of the dangers of air pollution, according to a group of MPs.
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Sainsbury's shares rise following a report that an investment fund is in talks about taking a stake in the firm, which could lead to a takeover bid.
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Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has backed plans for a so-called "Google tax".
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An income squeeze, benefit delays and high utility bills are blamed by a cross-party committee of MPs for a rise in hunger in the UK.
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Companies could be fined £500,000 in order to combat the "out of control" trade in personal data, a government taskforce has said.
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Price comparison website GoCompare is bought by the insurance company Esure in a deal worth £95m.
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The majority of people with mortgages could cope with a rise in interest rates, the Bank of England has said.
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An online hacker group has claimed responsibility for attacking Sony's online PlayStation store, which is down on Monday.
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Tens of thousands of people are believed to live in illegal rooftop slums in Hong Kong, the world's most expensive residential property market.
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Mykolas Rambus, chief executive of Wealth-X, tells Asia Business Report about where Asia fits in the global business of giving.
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Foxes are officially declared a pest in New South Wales but there is concern people are keeping them as pets.
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Trade data from China, the world's second largest economy, came in well below expectations on Monday, heightening fears of a sharper slowdown.
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How to tame your email inbox
08 Dec 2014 1:58:52
How to take back control of email
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Asian shares are trading mixed on strong US jobs data, while investors are shrugging off news of a deeper than expected recession in Japan.
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Scientists set out the detailed scientific goals of a proposed UK-led mission to the Moon, including research into the feasibility of a human base there.
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Japan's economy shrank more than initially forecasted in the third quarter, according to revised gross domestic product (GDP) figures released on Monday.
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