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As Hong Kong's protests look to be winding down, the city's British Chamber of Commerce says businesses are trying to assess the damage.
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Samsung Electronics forecasts a 60% fall in third-quarter operating profit, missing estimates, because of slowing smartphone sales.
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A humble Taiwanese vegetable seller shows you do not have to be rich to donate money and make a difference.
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The Anglo-Australian mining group Rio Tinto confirms it rejected a takeover bid by rival firm Glencore in July 2014.
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The magic of video game sound effects
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BBC News's Dougal Shaw checks out a smartphone-enabled coffee tap, designed for both business and home use.
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Health tech start-ups face a slower road to market
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Is this the world's most unlikely philanthropist?
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CNN parent Turner Broadcasting announces plans to eliminate 1,475 jobs - about 10% of its total workforce.
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Shares in GT Advanced Technologies plunge over 90% after the maker of sapphire glass screens, some of which are used in Apple products, files for bankruptcy.
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Savings of up to £1m are to be protected under new proposals from the Bank of England aimed at avoiding a Northern Rock style run on a bank.
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South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma, has named the former Treasury boss, Lesetja Kganyago, as the new governor of the country's central bank.
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BBC's Tulip Mazumdar visits Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone
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The 21st Century house cat
06 Oct 2014 5:53:46
Can four felines live happily under the same roof?
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New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel is sold by Hilton Worldwide to Chinese insurance firm Anbang Insurance Group for $1.95bn.
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Michael Bloomberg, founder of the eponymous financial information firm Bloomberg and former New York Mayor, has been given an honorary knighthood.
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French economist Thomas Piketty caused a sensation in early 2014 with his book on a simple, brutal formula explaining economic inequality: r > g (meaning that return on capital is generally higher than economic growth). Here, he talks through the massive data set that led him to conclude: Economic inequality is not new, but it is getting worse, with radical possible impacts.
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Why are three million households struggling to make ends meet?
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Growth in the UK services sector eases to a three-month low in September amid suggestions that the recovery may be "losing its legs".
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Virgin Atlantic will stop operating Little Red, its UK flight network service in September 2015 - two and a half years after its inaugural flights.
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Royal Mail is moving to defend its share of the Christmas parcels business by cutting some charges.
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An electronic cigarette company wins the latest stage of its battle against the regulation of tobacco products in the European Union.
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Dairy farmers hit by a series of price cuts are taking direct action by protesting
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Overall levels of absenteeism are at their lowest level for five years, according to a survey carried out by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
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British designer John Galliano is to return to high-end fashion as creative director of French fashion house Maison Martin Margiela.
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