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The Chief Executive of the hotels group Six Senses, Neil Jacobs, tells the BBC how his company has adapted to the economic downturn.
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Greece's undeclared domestic default
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Eurozone factory activity has slowed after manufacturers raise prices for the first time in eight months, figures show.
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Tony Miles from Modern Railway Magazine explains how train companies decide when a train is late and why some trains cannot run on time.
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Online retail giant Amazon is raising the minimum spend shoppers must make to qualify for its "super saver" free delivery service.
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Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is to stop using A-levels grades as a way of selecting recruits for graduate jobs.
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The AA estimates motorists are losing out to the tune of almost £40m because of the way the new tax disc system works, although the DVLA disputes the figures.
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Changes in the Arctic Ocean are so profound that the region is entering what amounts to "a new era", according to Norwegian scientists.
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Markets in Asia were mostly up on Monday, following stocks in the US, which ended the week higher after recovering losses.
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China's President Xi Jinping meets the head of Taiwan's ruling party later on Monday in the highest level talks between the two sides since 2009.
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One of Australia's biggest lenders, Westpac, missed expectations and posted a cash profit of 3.78bn Australian dollars ($2.98bn; £1.96bn) for the six months to March.
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The female Kenyan brewer taking on a global drinks giant
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Why some in the US are losing their love of McDonald's
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Drivers for Germany's Deutsche Bahn plan a week-long strike to start on Monday, their eighth walkout in 10 months of wage negotiations.
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Monitoring how ice cover is changing in the far north
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David Shukman reports from a research vessel deliberately wedged into the arctic ice pack.
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Manny Pacquiao's fists of economic fury
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New radar technology will enable drones to be detected more easily
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Detectives from the West Midlands are using 3D technology to provide juries with microscopic evidence, previously beyond the reach of forensic testing.
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Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, dies aged 47, his family says.
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The cost of battling drug resistant diseases
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About 60% of the world's largest herbivores are at risk of extinction, according to research by an international team.
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Why is it that two apparently similar earthquakes can have such different outcomes in terms of the number of people killed and the damage that results?
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Interactive video on why we change what we buy
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Wall Street ends the week higher as stocks rebound from Thursday's falls, but LinkedIn shares sink 18% after disappointing first-quarter results.
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