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Simon Rubinsohn and Prof Becky Tunstall discuss a new report from Rics suggesting that house prices will continue to rise across the country.
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UK scientists have challenged the idea that the Titanic was unlucky for sailing in a year when there were an exceptional number of icebergs in the North Atlantic.
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China boosts market ties with Hong Kong with new measures allowing cross-border stock investment between Hong Kong and Shanghai.
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He started out working at his family's corner shop in Birmingham, but Lord Digby Jones went on to become a minister for trade and investment and one of the UK's most respected business leaders.
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A unit of British Gas is to pay £5.6m in fines and compensation after Ofgem found the company incorrectly blocked businesses from switching.
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Marks and Spencer reveals another quarter of falling sales in its general merchandise division, but says sales of clothing have risen.
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China's exports and imports fell sharply in March, figures show, adding to recent signs of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
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The world's biggest pork producer, China's WH Group, is hoping to raise more than $5bn from an initial public offering in Hong Kong later this month.
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Researchers say that plans to restrict wind farms to the seas around Britain will require significantly larger subsidies.
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Hundreds of millions of pounds have been wasted on Tamiflu, a drug for flu that may work no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis says.
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Bank of America agrees to pay $783m in fines and refunds to settle accusations it misled customers about its credit card services.
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A new burrowing robot for anchoring miniature submarines has been developed, inspired by the Atlantic razor clam.
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Secrets of the solar-powered plane set to fly around the world
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What's lurking inside the Bank of England's vaults?
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Most students will still be paying back university loans in their 40s and 50s, and many will never clear the debt, Sutton Trust research finds.
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Is a shark cull the right way to deal with attacks on humans?
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House prices will continue to rise across the country until more homes are put on the market, an industry body says.
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Why Germany is not as efficient as you might think
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Restoration-era book of trees stands the test of time
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Former City minister Lord Myners quits the board of the Co-operative Group following criticism of his plans to reform the troubled mutual.
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RBS agrees with the Treasury to cancel a government-owned share that effectively stops it from paying dividends - a move towards privatisation.
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How Taiwan re-grew its bamboo industry
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G4S will be able to bid for government contracts again after it was barred in the wake of a dispute about overcharging.
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Toyota is recalling 6.4 million vehicles globally, including 35,124 in the UK, over five separate issues.
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The General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK and Ireland issue a map illustrating the effects of the outage that hit Russia's GLONASS sat-nav system.
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