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Scotland's public finances have improved but they remain worse than the UK average, according to Scottish government figures.
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A woman wins a landmark Supreme Court bid to claim cash from her millionaire ex-husband 20 years after they divorced.
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Shares Cairn Energy fall 18.3% following Tuesday's announcement that it must pay a $1.6bn (£1bn) fine for unpaid tax in India.
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Nearly two million adults in the UK do not have a bank account leaving them disconnected from "the financial mains", according to a report.
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Devon's wild beavers will be allowed to stay on the River Otter after being found clear of a disease.
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The BBC's Gabriela Torres visited a farm in Extremadura in south west Spain to find out how pigs behind the world's most expensive ham - Iberico - are reared.
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Around 5,000 factory workers have gone on strike at the Chinese shoemaker that makes shoes for Burberry, Prada and Michael Kors.
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German energy firm E.On has reported its biggest annual loss after setting aside €5.4bn (£3.8bn) in costs related to its gas and coal-fired power plants.
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New research shows that rather than using pigments, chameleons change colour by tweaking the arrangement of crystals in their skin cells.
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Foxtons, the London estate agency, says 2014 profit before tax rose 8.2% to £42.1m, although the "very strong" property market has now tailed off.
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The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, a car industry group, launches a campaign to combat the 'demonisation' of diesel in the wake of a Paris ban on the cars.
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Vistara, a new Indian airline formed by Tata and Singapore Airlines, is offering a more premium service than low-cost carriers. But will it succeed?
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Shares in Asia were mixed on Wednesday despite a sharp fall in US stocks as fears of an earlier-than-expected Federal Reserve rate-rise in the US worried investors.
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When people in their 50s stay on in the workforce, it creates more, not fewer, jobs for younger people - according to a government-backed report.
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The UK's top financial regulator is urged to review a compensation scheme it set up for small firms who were victims of mis-selling by banks.
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Emergency plan to help teach Syria's refugees
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After 25 years, has it worked in keeping prices low?
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Can a new training scheme run by LVMH help to revive interest in artisanship?
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The artisan skills in danger of disappearing
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How to get more from your pension pot
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Mark Carney has said it would be "extremely foolish" for the Bank of England to cut interest rates to try to combat the current low inflation rate.
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The first truffle to have been cultivated on UK soil is harvested from a field in Leicestershire.
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Edinburgh-based oil exploration company Cairn Energy is served with a $1.6bn (£1bn) bill for unpaid tax in India.
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Endebted Gigaom shuts down
10 Mar 2015 8:03:32
Gigaom, one of the leading technology blogs, has ceased operations after running out of money.
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Sarah Brightman reveals she has been working with former husband Andrew Lloyd Webber on a song she can perform while aboard the International Space Station.
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