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Faced with challenging conditions in Europe and the US, the world's second largest brewer, SAB Miller, has been looking for growth in alternative markets.
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Flybe announces the sale of all its take-off and landing slots at Gatwick airport to Easyjet, raising concerns about links to Inverness.
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The UK's economy grew at 0.3% in the first three months of the year, official figures have confirmed.
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Hewlett-Packard shares have leapt in after-hours trading, despite quarterly results showing a seventh consecutive fall in sales.
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The Co-operative Bank has become the latest to introduce talking cash points, for blind or partially-sighted people
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Farmers across East Anglia are benefiting from a poor olive harvest in Spain this year.
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Space engineers in Ecuador are trying to establish if the country's only satellite has been destroyed in a crash with space debris.
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Singapore has been spending heavily on becoming a research and development hub, in an attempt to differentiate itself from its economic rivals in the region.
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A number of rice mills in the Chinese province of Hunan have been been closed down after dangerous levels of cadmium were found in samples, according to reports,
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Disney's Iron Man 3 film is set to become China's highest-grossing film of all time, opening the door for more business from Hollywood.
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Mothercare recorded another big loss for the last financial year, but said it was making good progress with its turnaround plan.
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A major new report from 25 wildlife organisations, assessing the state of Britain's Nature, is warning that many species of wildlife are facing extinction in the UK unless urgent action is taken.
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Global stock markets fall after weak Chinese economic data and concerns that the US Federal Reserve may scale back monetary stimulus efforts.
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IMF chief Christine Lagarde arrives at a Paris court for questioning over a payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister.
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Installation is under way of an expanded monitoring system for Iceland's volcanoes, which it is hoped will give the world more warning of the next big eruption.
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Nissan says it plans to recall about 841,000 vehicles worldwide due to a faulty steering wheel.
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Profits at the car parts and bicycle retailer Halfords have fallen by almost 25%, after what the company described as a "demanding" trading environment.
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Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust capture osprey chicks hatching on camera for the first time.
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Archaeologists in Mexico find 4,926 cave paintings in red, yellow, black and white in the north-eastern region of Burgos.
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How historic UK sites were saved from destruction
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Ford Motor says it will shut all its Australian manufacturing plants by October 2016, after more than 85 years making cars in the country.
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Tuition fees in England could be limited to £6,000 per year and remain cost-neutral to universities and the Treasury, research suggests.
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Why so many new firms love awards
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Micro-blogging site Twitter says it is bringing in a two-step login for users to beef up security following recent high-profile breaches.
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Why Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru want to form a new trade bloc
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