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Should we fear reports of a looming global wine shortage?
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Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto signs a law that changes the constitution to allow foreign companies to drill for oil and gas for the first time since 1938.
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Thousands celebrate the launch of Bolivia's first telecommunications satellite from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in China's Sichuan province.
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Cheap but not cheerful
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With just four days left to get your Christmas shopping done, retailers are slashing prices in a bid to get us spending.
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The German supermarket chain Aldi is planning to invest $3bn (£1.8bn) to open 650 new stores in the United States.
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Rupert Murdoch's media company NewsCorp buys Storyful, an Irish "social media news agency".
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An analysis of a Neanderthal's hyoid bone - a horseshoe shaped bone in the neck - suggests they could speak in much the same way as humans do.
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It's amazing what a rigged game of Monopoly can reveal. In this entertaining but sobering talk, social psychologist Paul Piff shares his research into how people behave when they feel wealthy. (Hint: badly.) But while the problem of inequality is a complex and daunting challenge, there's good news too. (Filmed at TEDxMarin.)
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Deutsche Bank is to pay 1.4bn euros to settle a lawsuit with US authorities over mortgage-backed products.
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The BBC appoints the Telegraph's Kamal Ahmed as its new business editor to succeed Robert Peston, who becomes economics editor.
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Economic growth in the US has been revised upwards for the third quarter, to its fastest pace since late 2011.
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Struggling smartphone maker Blackberry has agreed a five-year deal with Foxconn, the world's largest maker of electronic products and components.
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How might revelations made during the trial of Nigella Lawson's former personal assistants affect the TV chef's career?
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Banking woes haunt EU summit
20 Dec 2013 2:18:57
EU leaders finish two days of summit talks in Brussels amid doubts about an agreed banking union plan.
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China rejects 545,000 tons of imported US corn found to contain an unapproved genetically modified strain.
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The UK economy is growing faster than previously estimated, according to the latest official figures.
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Google is fined 900,000 euros (£751,000) for not doing enough to respect Spanish data protection laws
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Morrisons boss Dalton Philips tells the BBC about his supermarket's belated online shopping service.
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Sales of chocolate are predicted to jump to a record $117bn next year, pushing up prices.
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John Chen took over as interim boss at the smartphone maker last month, and today he presents the first set of quarterly earnings under his watch.
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Coventry City Football Club releases pictures of a proposed new stadium and reveals it will not be in the city.
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Dermot Boyd, chief executive of shopping channel QVC, discusses how the company has changed since it first began 20 years ago.
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Ed Miliband vows to give councils the power to ban high stakes roulette machines from bookmakers shops if Labour wins the next election.
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