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Marks & Spencer helps push the London market higher on Thursday morning, after the retailer announced a rise in non-food sales for the first time in almost four years.
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Ukraine signs a new short-term agreement to buy gas from Russia at a lower price, despite the ongoing conflict in the east of the country.
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Energy firm E.On is paying a further £7.75m penalty for overcharging customers who decided to switch suppliers.
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Marks & Spencer says sales for the three months to 28 March grew 1.9%, with a 0.7% gain for closely-watched general merchandising sales, the best performance in nearly four years.
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Asian shares headed higher on Thursday but investors were cautious ahead of a Good Friday public holiday tomorrow in some major markets.
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Asia's pharmaceutical giant Takeda has its first foreign boss in its 200-year history. Christophe Weber tells the BBC about his priorities.
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India's cricket stars can earn millions of dollars, but now other sports players are finding new ways to up their income.
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The leaders of seven political parties gear up for a live, two-hour televised general election debate later.
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A camel, whose intact skeleton has been found in a 300-year-old Austrian cellar, was probably ridden by the invading Ottoman army in 1683.
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The girlfriend and cat watched by home cam
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The warm weather of 2014 boosted the number of some butterflies, including one of the UK's rarest species, the High Brown Fritillary, a survey has found.
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A novel delivery system for perfume would ensure that a person smells better the more they sweat, scientists have said.
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Will Ethiopia's teff be the next must eat 'super grain'?
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The Greek government made "completely unrealistic promises" to voters that it cannot now fulfil, the former European Commission president tells the BBC.
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There is nothing holding Greece back except "sometimes bad politics", says Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission.
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Have supermarket price wars killed the loyalty card?
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The top 10 questions you need to ask about pension changes
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US food giant Kraft is being accused by US watchdog the Commodities and Futures Commission of manipulating the price of wheat.
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The fast-food giant McDonald's says it will raise the pay of more than 90,000 US employees to at least $1 above the legal minimum wage.
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Steph McGovern speaks to business owners and families in Ottery St Mary about how they feel about the effects of inflation.
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Large quantities of plastic debris are building up in the Mediterranean Sea, say scientists.
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Engineers create unpowered exoskeleton "boots" that use a spring and a ratchet to make human walking 7% more efficient.
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The former prime minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd is also a longtime student of China, with a unique vantage point to watch its power rise in the past few decades. He asks whether the growing ambition of China will inevitably lead to conflict with other major powers -- and suggests another narrative.
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Some of India's richest businessmen have appointed their wives as company directors to comply with a new law.
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Google announces that a range of computer-on-a-sticks and laptops costing as low as $149 (£101) are joining its range of Chrome OS devices.
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