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Japan's seaweed industry misses out on Abenomics
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Italy and Switzerland have signed a deal to work together on tackling tax evasion.
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The independent body that advises the government on the minimum wage is to recommend an increase of 3%, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
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Rob Knight is a pioneer in studying human microbes, the community of tiny single-cell organisms living inside our bodies that have a huge — and largely unexplored — role in our health. “The three pounds of microbes that you carry around with you might be more important than every single gene you carry around in your genome,” he says. Find out why.
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Japanese carmaker Honda is replacing its president after a year of massive recalls linked to its Takata-supplied airbags.
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Apple is to invest 1.7bn euros (£1.25bn) developing data centres in the Republic of Ireland and Denmark.
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Confidence among German businesses is holding up despite problems in the eurozone, a survey by the Ifo institute suggests.
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February saw UK retail sales fall back - against expectations - according to a survey by the business lobby group, the CBI.
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Financial firms should take time to listen to vulnerable customers and make products easy to understand, the City regulator says.
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The government has sold another parcel of Lloyds shares, raising £500m and cutting its stake to below 24%.
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After spiking in the first few minutes of trade, the FTSE 100 falls back to stand little changed, but the index remains close to its record high.
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Smart syringes that can be used only once should be used for injections, the World Health Organization has announced.
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HSBC has said 2014 was a "challenging year" after reporting a 17% drop in profit to $18.7bn, with chief executive Stuart Gulliver seeing his pay drop.
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Housebuilder Bovis Homes reports a big rise in profits to £133.5m after an "excellent" year, with house sales at a record high.
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Scotland needs a new brand to sell its skills and modern industries to the world, according to a new report.
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The New Zealand city of Christchurch prepares for major sporting events four years after a deadly earthquake destroyed much of the city.
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Singapore hopes to create a horse race that can match events with global recognition like the Melbourne Cup or Ascot.
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Could new "auto-disable" syringe help stem outbreaks of HIV?
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Greece is preparing to present a list of reforms to international creditors in order to secure a bailout extension.
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Universal benefits for pensioners will once again be protected if the Conservatives win May's general election, David Cameron will say later.
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Australia Post reports half-year profits of A$98m - down 56% from a year earlier - and forecasts its first full-year loss in more than 30 years.
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UK workers are set to see their real pay rise this year for the first time since 2007, according to a report from the EY Item Club.
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The Guardian is reporting that HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver holds £5m in a Swiss bank account through a Panamanian company.
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Turning Midland Bank's former HQ into a hotel
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Jordi Munoz started his company while waiting for a green card now it's one of the biggest commercial drone makers in the world
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