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Figures obtained by the BBC show that some graduates owe more than £60,000 to the Student Loans Company.
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The government is set to announce measures in the Budget to make it easier for companies in England to convert commercial property into private dwellings.
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Costly motoring
19 Mar 2011 0:00:46
Fuel costs and frugality 'push up car-sharing'
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The trustee in charge of the liquidation of Lehman Brothers Holdings is suing Citibank to recover $1.3bn.
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Shares in tobacco firm Lorillard close up 10.6% after fears of a ban on menthol cigarettes in the US are reduced.
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Yorkshire Building Society says it is in merger talks with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society.
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European Space Agency member states are putting 240m euros into industry so that the Ariane 5 rocket can continue to be exploited.
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Whipping up a storm
18 Mar 2011 8:31:10
How small firms became a big political issue
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Viewpoint: HK yuan trade
18 Mar 2011 7:54:52
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong is testing out its system for trading yuan-denominated securities. One expert tells us why that matters.
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Japan's nuclear crisis has spread fear in Tokyo as people either leave or stay indoors, turning bustling markets into near ghost towns.
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Leading central banks carry out the first co-ordinated currency intervention for a decade, to try to help the yen and the Japanese economy.
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The International Olympic Committee comes down in favour of the London Organising Committee (Locog) in its row over funding for the 2012 Games.
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The UK government proposes cuts of up to 70% to the feed in tariff for large scale solar energy production.
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The US central bank notifies some of the country's banks that they have passed stress tests, leading to higher dividends.
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New stress tests will require European banks to disclose their sovereign exposures but will not consider a government default.
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Oil prices fluctuate on Friday after the United Nations authorises a no-fly zone over Libya and the government declares a ceasefire.
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"If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011. She tells the story of her metamorphosis -- from a wide-eyed teenager soaking in verse at New York's Bowery Poetry Club to a teacher connecting kids with the power of self-expression through Project V.O.I.C.E. -- and gives two breathtaking performances of "B" and "Hiroshima."
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Monkeys at Longleat Safari Park are given a car to "get them back in training for the new season".
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The Gulf kingdom of Qatar is spending billions on a plan to become a global knowledge hub.
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UK mortgage lending stayed at low levels in February as the housing market remained "stuck in a rut", lenders say.
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DR Congo rejects a bid by the UK's Soco International to search for oil in the famous Virunga National Park, home to rare mountain gorillas.
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Thresher sharks visit cleaning stations on shallow tropical reefs to rid themselves of nasty parasites, say researchers.
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Business connections
18 Mar 2011 8:54:20
Economic effects of disaster are being felt across Asia
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Japan's so called just-in-time supply chains struggle to cope with the earthquake and tsunami.
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Cloud computing
18 Mar 2011 5:34:13
How to prepare your business for the biggest IT revolution yet
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