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The Scottish FA board rejects Mike Ashley's request to raise his shareholding in Rangers International Football Club to 29.9%.
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UK workers managed to increase their output per hour by 0.6% in the July-to-September period, the Office for National Statistics has said.
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The boss of Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata is to step down, amid widespread criticism of how the company handled recent safety crises.
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The number of people who are unemployed in France has risen to a record high, official figures show.
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Defence giant BAE Systems is to supply the US Army with a fleet of armoured vehicles, in a contract reportedly worth $1.2bn.
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About 863,000 people were working on Christmas Day 2012 - 2.9% of the UK's total workforce - according to the most up-to-date figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
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The BBC's Steph McGovern surprises shoppers while reporting on Christmas sales.
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London's leading shares edge higher on Wednesday as the market's last session before Christmas begins.
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Taxi booking firm Uber has apologised for raising fare prices during a deadly cafe siege in Sydney last week, saying its decision was wrong.
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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it has spent more than $160m fighting fake goods on its websites over the last two years.
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The market for vintage cars is booming as wealthy investors seek more unusual places to invest their money.
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The US president welcomes a decision by Sony to screen a comedy about North Korea - which had been pulled following a cyber-attack and threats - in some US cinemas.
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Meet the insects that made Christmas
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Asian shares opened higher on Wednesday, taking the lead from Wall Street where shares closed at a record level overnight.
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The business of cathedrals
24 Dec 2014 0:09:45
How the places of worship mix prayer with finance
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The year in business: 2014
24 Dec 2014 0:09:27
Falling oil prices and questions over the euro
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Ten million householders who use pre-payment energy meters should be able to postpone their debt, says the charity Citizens Advice.
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New figures show that the UK's economy grew more slowly over the past year than previously thought.
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North Korea satire The Interview will screen in some US cinemas at Christmas, Sony says, days after it pulled the film following a major cyber attack.
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In the midst of Russia's current currency crisis, a government senator has been advising the country's women to use beetroot instead of imported lipstick.
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The Russian government has instructed five firms to limit foreign currency reserves as part of efforts to stabilise the economy.
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Meet the “motion microscope,” a video-processing tool that plays up tiny changes in motion and color impossible to see with the naked eye. Video researcher Michael Rubinstein plays us clip after jaw-dropping clip showing how this tech can track an individual’s pulse and heartbeat simply from a piece of footage. Watch him recreate a conversation by amplifying the movements from sound waves bouncing off a bag of chips. The wow-inspiring and sinister applications of this tech you have to see to believe.
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According to the Royal Mail Disney toys have overtaken Lego as the most wanted for Christmas this year.
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The RBS banking group has withheld bonuses from 18 of the staff it is investigating for their possible role in rigging the foreign exchange market.
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The Dow Jones rose above 18,000 for the first time in early trade, after figures show the US economy growing at its fastest pace for 11 years.
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