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Back in 2009, Paul Romer unveiled the idea for a "charter city" -- a new kind of city with rules that favor democracy and trade. This year, at TED2011, he tells the story of how such a city might just happen in Honduras ... with a little help from his TEDTalk.
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Exports of US goods and services rose to a record $2.2bn in April, official figures show, helping to shrink its trade deficit.
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Zambians on trial in Finland
09 Jun 2011 4:19:11
Seven Zambian players go on trial in Finland in a match-fixing investigation that has rocked the local football league.
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A nationwide survey is asking people to make a note of the wildlife they encounter during their daily commutes.
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The Co-operative has launched an apprenticeship academy that will create thousands of new jobs over the next three years.
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Two men responsible for a wine scam involving bogus newspaper adverts have pleaded guilty to fraud charges.
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The European Central Bank signals that it will increase eurozone interest rates next month from the current level of 1.25%.
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A new report by accountants Deloitte shows how some Premier League clubs increased their income last season.
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Burma received a record $20m in foreign investment in the past year, dwarfing previous pledges for the isolated nation.
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UK interest rates are kept on hold again at the record low of 0.5% by the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.
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Nokia's fourth technology boss in five years has taken leave from the company citing personal reasons.
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Egypt's revolution has been a disaster for its biggest foreign exchange earner, tourism
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Lloyds Banking Group is to close a call centre in Bridgend that employs 700 people, but says it will offer staff jobs at other sites in south Wales.
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The Bank of England has announced that interest rates will remain at 0.5%
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Big Summit wltm Big Idea
09 Jun 2011 1:09:58
Rio 2012 is less than a year away - but what's it going to talk about?
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Tony Hayward, former BP chief executive, continues to re-build his career with plans to float his new investment firm.
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The UK's trade deficit was unchanged in April, official figures show, but weaker exports growth was a cause for concern.
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Developers show off immersive video game technology, where players "lose themselves" in gameplay.
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Workers at the BMW Mini plant in Oxford express their delight at the announcement that the company will invest £500m in its UK plants over the next three years.
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Thousands of customers of Citibank in the US have had data stolen, the firm has admitted.
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European Union and Russian leaders are meeting for a summit set to be dominated by Moscow's decision to ban EU vegetable imports.
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The chairman of Samsung Electronics, Lee Kun-Hee, says he is concerned about the possible spread of corruption in the company.
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Hybrid test
09 Jun 2011 9:20:25
Technology firm aims to prove its worth in Le Mans 24h race
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Rents are continuing to rise for tenants and more increases are expected in the coming months, a survey suggests.
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Shares in Home Retail Group sink 11% after it reports a sharp fall in sales at Argos over the past three months.
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