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The Greek economy grew by 0.8% in the second quarter of the year, confounding expectations of a steep contraction.
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Travel operator Tui Group says the beach attack in Tunisia in June and the ongoing migrant crisis in Greece will hit its annual profits.
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Energy firm Npower says problems with its billing system have again dented profits and will not be fixed until the end of 2016.
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The number of homes repossessed in the UK fell again in the second quarter of the year as fewer owners fell behind on mortgage repayments.
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The UK market rises, recovering some of the ground lost over the past couple of days in the wake of the yuan's depreciation.
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A court in India lifts a government ban on Nestle's popular Maggi noodles, but orders fresh tests before the product can go back on sale.
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Environmental groups are angry at moves to give ministers the power to decide whether or not to approve applications for fracking if local authorities take too long.
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Travel operator Tui Group, which owns Thomson and First Choice, announces how much its profits will be hit by the beach attack in Tunisia in June.
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The Bombay High court is expected to give its verdict on the Maggi noodle ban and the Indian government is now suing Nestle for $100m over the massive recall in June.
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Chinese computer and smartphone maker Lenovo reports quarterly results, missing expectations and announcing worldwide job cuts.
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The Greek parliament is due to meet on Thursday and vote on the country's latest bailout deal, reached with creditors after all night talks on Tuesday.
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Shale gas planning applications are to be fast-tracked under new government measures to crack down on councils that delay on making a decision.
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China sets the guiding rate for its yuan currency lower for third consecutive day, down 1% against the US dollar.
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Asian shares are up despite China sending the value of the yuan lower for the third consecutive day.
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The government is still failing to address the issue of housing supply, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
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China's Central Bank devalues its national currency for the second day in a row - sparking turmoil in global financial markets.
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At least seven people die and 300 are injured, state media report, as huge explosions rock the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin.
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The government should make it illegal for airport shops to keep VAT savings for themselves rather than passing them on to customers, the Retail Ombudsman says.
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For the second day in a row, China has cut the value of its currency, the yuan.
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Comet 67P is nearing the closest point to the Sun in its 6.5-year orbit, with the Rosetta spacecraft still in orbit around it.
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A mass burial site that may contain 30 victims of the Great Plague is found underneath Liverpool Street station as part of Crossrail works.
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One World Elephant day, the BBC is told how poaching could see the end of elephants in the wild by 2030.
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China's Central Bank has again cut the guiding rate for the national currency, the yuan, a day after Tuesday's record 1.9% devaluation.
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