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Rochelle Monte, a domiciliary care worker who is on a zero-hour contract, told the Today programme's Evan Davis that working a zero-hour contract has "just become the norm" for her.
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Scientists swap the lab for the stage in Edinburgh
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The Bank of England's expected new policy of forward guidance risks increasing inflation, a leading expert has warned.
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The chief executive of dairy giant Fonterra apologises for the distress caused to parents because of a scare over contaminated products.
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More than a million UK workers are on zero-hours contracts with no guarantees of shifts or work patterns - four times official estimates, research suggests.
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China's services sector expands slightly in July, an HSBC survey shows, indicating that growth in the sector has steadied.
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Investors are suing the conglomerate China Resources Power over allegations of corruption.
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India and China have two very different ways of approaching investment in Africa.
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The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is often a very important time of year for businesses.
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The grey long-eared bat, one of the UK's rarest mammals, is in danger of disappearing if it is not given additional protection, say scientists.
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Declining seaside towns in parts of the UK are stuck in a cycle of poverty and are "dumping grounds" for the most vulnerable people, a think tank says.
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Plans to introduce a tax-free childcare voucher system for working parents and those who stay at home because they are carers are being put out to a 12-week consultation.
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How Indian roses are dividing Ethiopia
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The world's first lab-grown burger is to be unveiled and eaten at a news conference in London on Monday.
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Competing for business in Africa
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The Haitian manufacturing boss creating jobs out of adversity
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Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University explains how he and his colleagues made the world's first lab-grown burger.
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As research reveals the grey long-eared bat to be on the brink of extinction in the UK, we go in search of this elusive flying mammal.
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A host of payday loan customers have grounds for complaint against lenders over the way repayments were collected, a charity says.
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Easygroup founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, is looking to open a budget food retailer, taking on the likes of Aldi and Lidl.
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Vodafone sues Telecom Italia
04 Aug 2013 8:17:23
Vodafone has filed a lawsuit against Telecom Italia, claiming the Italian company abused its dominant market position.
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A Dubai artspace is doubling in size as the area becomes an unlikely haven for artists from the region.
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The former US current affairs magazine Newsweek, which published its last print edition in December, is sold to digital news company IBT Media.
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A ban on sales of older models of Apple's iPad and iPhone in the US is overturned by the Obama administration.
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The Little Chef restaurant chain is sold to Kuwait-owned business Kout Food Group for about £15m after being put up for sale in April.
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