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Channel Tunnel rail operator Eurostar reports record quarterly passenger numbers despite the disruption caused by strikes in Calais.
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Customers waiting too long for energy firm Npower to deal with their complaints are to receive free energy.
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UK government borrowing fell to £9.4bn in June, down £0.8bn from a year earlier, as income and corporation tax receipts rose to record levels,
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Car insurance premiums have risen for the first time for nearly three years, with young drivers facing the biggest rises, a survey suggests.
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The trusty Ford Transit is a common sight on our roads and new research shows that van-dependent businesses contributed £120bn to the UK economy last year.
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The London stock market opens lower, with shares in Royal Mail dipping following its latest trading update.
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Royal Mail reports flat revenues in the three months to the end of June as UK letter volumes continue to decline.
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Japanese electronics giant Toshiba says CEO Hisao Tanaka to resign over accounting scandal
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Borrowers are at risk of falling into the hands of illegal lenders because of "severe restrictions" on payday lending, a trade body argues.
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The Brics group of emerging economies launches its New Development Bank in Shanghai, seen as a rival to the World Bank and IMF.
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Cathy Lewis, space suit curator at the Air and Space Museum in Washington, explains why a campaign is under way to raise $500,000 to help safeguard the spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong.
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Tokyo gained ground on Tuesday amid gains on other Asian markets, with only Shanghai bucking the trend.
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Apple releases its first results since its watch went on sale - but don't expect any sales figures.
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Researchers say the Arctic is highly sensitive to changes in summer temperatures as ice rebound continued through 2014.
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How playing online can help make the world a safer place
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When - and how - should a company apologise?
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The beautiful creatures with a deadly streak
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IBM, the world's largest technology services company, has reported a drop in sales for the 13th consecutive quarter.
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As the US and Cuba restore their diplomatic relationship, what can Cubans expect for their country?
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The government's spending review to set out £20bn worth of departmental budget cuts over the next five years will take place on 25 November.
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Toy maker Hasbro has posted a better-than-expected profit, helped by Jurassic World-themed dinosaur toys and Play-Doh.
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Co-founder of recently-shut down music streaming website is found dead in his Florida home, local police have said.
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Australia's wombats are under threat from a painful and fatal skin disease known as mange.
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PayPal has been valued at almost $50bn (£34bn) after splitting from eBay and relisting on Nasdaq.
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The International Monetary Fund confirms Greece has cleared overdue debt repayments, as banks open for the first time in three weeks.
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