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Nissan Motor says it plans to invest 50bn yuan ($7.8bn; £4.7bn) in China, the world's biggest car market.
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US motor company Ford sees its quarterly profits decline, but still beat Wall Street analyst expectations.
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Cranswick, a major supplier of pork to UK supermarkets, warns its profits will be hit by higher raw materials prices.
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Cranswick, a major supplier of pork to UK supermarkets, warns its profits will be hit by higher raw materials prices.
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A private collector has forked out £75,000 for a bottle of white wine, making it the most expensive ever to be sold.
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Proposed planning reforms in England could lead to "unchecked and damaging development", conservationists warn.
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The Business Secretary Vince Cable has set out a series of tests to be met before he will give his backing to proposals for a "ring-fence" to isolate retail and investment banking.
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The British Beer and Pub Association's chairman tells Radio 5 live Wake Up To Money why beer sales are down.
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Authorities in the UAE are struggling to control the numbers of endangered species smuggled into the country.
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Major job cuts are expected at Swiss bank UBS after it announced plans to reduce costs by as much as 2bn Swiss francs ($2.5bn; £1.2bn) over the next two to three years.
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Welsh side Crusaders withdraw their application for a Super League licence for the next three years.
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China's state investment fund says it has made a return of 11.7% on its overseas investments in 2010.
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The UK tax authority has failed to order enough special paper, causing a delay in statements about unpaid tax.
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The US dollar falls against other major currencies as talks continue over how to reach a deal to avert a US debt default.
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A cow's stomach could hold the key to creating more environmentally friendly versions of petrol and diesel, according to Edinburgh scientists.
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The UN's top nuclear official says the use of atomic power will continue to grow around the world, despite the crisis at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant.
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Watch one 24-year-old's story about starting up a small business in the UK during a period of slow economic growth.
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Physicists show single photons cannot exceed the vacuum speed of light - meaning that the simplest form of time travel is impossible.
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A nine-year-old boy is inspired to take up beekeeping after witnessing life inside a busy hive.
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Official figures indicate that the UK economy slowed between April and June. The Chancellor, George Osborne, welcomed the news.
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Earnings from the oil giant BP have rebounded from the record losses this time last year.
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Shares in UK gas producer BG Group increase after it reports rising second-quarter profits thanks to higher natural gas prices.
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The New Economics Foundation's Charles Seaford explains the initial findings of a government survey into what makes people happy.
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The growth of the UK economy slowed in the second quarter, with GDP growing by 0.2%, partly as a result of the royal wedding.
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Arm Holdings, the maker of chips that power smartphones such as the iPhone, sees its profits rise on higher demand for those devices.
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