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US computer giant HP says it will "reinvent" printers and photocopiers after striking a deal to buy Samsung's $1bn printer business.
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Delivery firm Hermes is facing a possible investigation by tax body HMRC after a report alleged some of its drivers receive below the minimum wage.
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Low-cost fashion retailer Primark says it expects underlying sales to fall this year as a result of unusually warm winter weather and a cold spring.
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Indonesian seaweed farmers launch a class action lawsuit demanding compensation for the effects of Australia's worst oil spill.
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The UK market opens sharply lower, echoing a slide in Asian stocks, as fears grow that the Federal Reserve could raise US interest rates next week.
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Company bosses could be prosecuted for failing to stop their staff committing fraud under new laws being considered by ministers.
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UK Music says the Google-owned site is not paying British artists fairly for the content it puts on its site.
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The TUC is set to warn companies that there will be "no hiding place" if they exploit their workers.
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In the weeds
11 Sep 2016 3:22:24
Indonesian seaweed farmers have launched a class action lawsuit demanding compensation for the effects of Australia's worst oil spill.
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An Olympic-style delivery agency could ensure the costs of implementing carbon capture and storage technology are kept to a minimum, says a parliamentary report
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Safari operators and banks in Tanzania are being asked to stump-up value added tax.
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The last laugh
11 Sep 2016 3:04:01
How cartoonist Mauricio de Sousa was able to get past initial rejection and go on to become Brazil's answer to Walt Disney.
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The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) slashes its growth forecast for the UK in the light of the Brexit vote.
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Firms must not use the UK's vote for an exit from the European Union as an excuse to cut jobs, unions warn.
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The boss of the controversial HS2 high-speed rail link is leaving to take up a senior post at Rolls-Royce, the aerospace and engineering group says.
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Morrisons is to install hundreds of Amazon lockers in its supermarkets this year, for the collection of items bought from the online retailer.
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The home secretary says a work permit system is being considered as a way of controlling immigration from the EU.
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Union body calls for action over the pay of top bosses at FTSE 100 firms, saying executive salary increases far outstrip those of workers.
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Danae Ringelmann, co-founder of Indiegogo, offers the business advice she wishes she had been given when she started out.
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Easyjet pilots are considering strike action that may fall over the October half term, the airline confirms.
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Samsung urges people who own one of its Galaxy Note 7 phones to stop using it, and exchange it, as the device risks exploding.
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Britain is "too lazy and too fat" with businessmen preferring to play "golf on a Friday afternoon" than trying to boost the country's prosperity, Liam Fox says.
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Any plans to give ministers a free vote on Heathrow expansion would be "a fudge and a dodge", former minister Grant Shapps says.
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A surgeon's downfall
10 Sep 2016 0:06:13
Ground-breaking work on synthetic organ transplants made Paolo Macchiarini one of the most famous doctors in the world. Now his reputation lies in tatters.
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Researchers discover that during sleep, thoughts your care about are more likely to enter your memory.
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