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British Airways is to allow passengers to use handheld electronic devices throughout their journey after the UK's flight regulator eases restrictions.
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Delta boss Richard Anderson says the airline will ban mobile phone calls on planes even if US regulators allow the technology to be used in flight.
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Shares in Ford fall sharply after the carmaker says that next year's profits will be depressed by the cost of new product launches.
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"The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and it was vitality that seemed to seep away from me in that moment." In a talk equal parts eloquent and devastating, writer Andrew Solomon takes you to the darkest corners of his mind during the years he battled depression. That led him to an eye-opening journey across the world to interview others with depression -- only to discover that, to his surprise, the more he talked, the more people wanted to tell their own stories. (Filmed at TEDxMet.)
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House building in the US recovers strongly in November, up nearly 30% compared to the same period a year ago, as positive economic data accumulates.
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The European Commission unveils new measures to curb air pollution and prevent thousands of premature deaths every year.
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The UK unemployment falls to its lowest level since 2009, official figures show.
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Department store group Debenhams asks its suppliers for a cut of 2.5% in their bills as a "contribution" to its investment plans.
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Crisis averted. But for how long?
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The RAF station behind unmanned air operations over Afghanistan
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The boss of Ambassador Theatre Group has been talking about why it has become one of the UK's fastest growing firms.
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The greatest management thinker you've probably never heard of
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China restricts local Bitcoin exchanges from being able to receive yuan-based deposits, causing "panic selling" of the virtual currency.
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A few months ago, the Fed signalled that it would soon be time to start cutting back on that extra help. So is the world's biggest economy truly on the mend?
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European Union regulators say they will investigate whether UK support for a plan to build a nuclear power plant breaks state aid rules.
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Peter Hahn, a banking expert at Cass Business School, discusses the government's sale of shares in the Lloyds Banking Group.
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Plastic banknotes that can survive a spin in the washing machine are to be brought into circulation by the Bank of England in 2016.
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Facebook's Nicola Mendelson and Heather MacGregor from Taylor Research discuss the low number of women at the top in business.
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Matthew Green and the BBC's Tom Feilden discuss the expanding use of artificial hearts.
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UK unemployment fell by 99,000 in three months to October, with 2.39 million now out of work, official figures show.
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Thailand's caretaker Prime Minister has begun campaigning for February's general election despite the protesters who want sweeping reforms even before the elections.
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Eurozone finance ministers are meeting today to discuss Europe's banks - who should foot the bill when they get into trouble and who should make the decisions about how to deal with them.
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Ukraine defends Russia deal
18 Dec 2013 9:37:39
Ukraine Prime Minister Mykola Azarov says his government has reached a "historic" deal with Russia that will help revive the country's economy.
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Ministers from the 17 eurozone countries make progress towards creating a bank fund for dealing with failing banks.
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Opposition leaders in Ukraine are demanding to know the details of a deal that its President, Viktor Yanukovych, has signed with the Russian president.
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