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Chinese group Nanshan buys a 20% stake in Virgin Australia from Air New Zealand.
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The downturn in the UK oil and gas sector is expected to have led to 120,000 job losses by the end of the year, according to a report.
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Snow mobiles
09 Jun 2016 3:00:38
Why is Norway - population five million - embracing electric cars with such enthusiasm?
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BBC Click smashes one of the panels on the world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge to see how safe it is.
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Lenovo unveils two distinctive phones - one with Tango augmented reality tech, the other with snap-on modules.
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The world's largest online retailer is launching a fresh food delivery service, starting with its London-based customers
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Scientists think they have found a smart way to constrain carbon dioxide emissions - just turn them to stone.
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The Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has been summoned by MPs to give evidence on the BHS collapse, just days after briefing them on his own company.
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The president of the UK operations of Boots is to step down from his role next month, the company announces.
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Fresh delivery
09 Jun 2016 6:11:22
Amazon has launched a new service delivering fresh groceries, initially only in London. But will consumers buy in to the new service?
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Tesla Motors on Thursday introduced two new lower priced versions of its Model S that could be on US roads by July.
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"Once upon a time in America," says professor Sajay Samuel, "going to college did not mean graduating with debt." Today, higher education has become a consumer product -- costs have skyrocketed, saddling students with a combined debt of over $1 trillion, while universities and loan companies make massive profits. Samuel proposes a radical solution: link tuition costs to a degree's expected earnings, so that students can make informed decisions about their future, restore their love of learning and contribute to the world in a meaningful way.
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The return on benchmark government bonds has fallen to record lows in the UK and Germany as investors move out of riskier assets on concerns about the global economy.
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Tesco Mobile users who agree to view adverts on their mobile phone will get £3 off their monthly bill by using a new app.
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A court in France fines Uber for running an illegal transport service through its UberPop service.
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Thousands of Argos customers will be refunded by up to £30m, as a result of being overcharged on their store cards.
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Wearable tech firm Jawbone faces criticism for causing distress to people whose fathers have died, with a recent email campaign.
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Low income families could receive hundreds of pounds less in benefit payments if the UK leaves the EU, some senior economists are claiming
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Britain's trade deficit narrowed in April after goods exports rose to a near three-year high, official figures show.
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The regional airline Flybe announces pre-tax annual profits of £2.7m compared with a loss of £35.6m the previous year.
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BBC News visits the Infosecurity Europe conference in London and hears about tips to beat cybercrime.
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Vodafone's New Zealand unit is merging with the country's biggest pay television provider Sky Network in a $2.4bn (£1.7bn) deal.
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Amazon is launching a full online supermarket service in the UK, initially just in central and East London.
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JCB chairman Lord Bamford writes to his workers in the UK to explain why he favours leaving the EU.
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South Korea's currency slides in value after the country's central bank unexpectedly cuts its benchmark interest rate to a new record low.
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