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Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange, which trades commodities, is being probed by the police and market regulators over alleged financial irregularities.
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The UK's largest building society, Nationwide, says its share of the mortgage market has reached a record high.
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German software company SAP says it hopes to recruit hundreds of people with autism, saying they have a unique talent for information technology.
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A "stocktake" of UK nature suggests 60% of animal and plant species have declined in the past 50 years - and one in 10 could end up disappearing.
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Mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy could be dimming the intellect of some babies born in the UK, say researchers who studied 1,000 families.
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Energy supplier SSE reports a rise in annual profits despite disruption from bad weather and a fine from regulators.
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Andrew Harding looks at an example of economic change at a shopping mall in the township of Alexandra.
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Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, insists he is innocent.
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Japan posts its tenth straight monthly trade deficit as a weaker yen increases the cost of imports more than it helps boost exports.
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David Cameron is to urge EU leaders to back action against the tax evasion and "aggressive" tax avoidance he says is costing all nations.
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Why Cuba is investing in the sweet stuff
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A former refugee living on an estate in Tyneside compares life for families living on the poverty line in England and Africa.
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A "stocktake" of UK nature suggests 60% of animal and plant species have declined in the past 50 years - and one in 10 could end up disappearing.
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Fifty five beaches in England meet tough new EU standards on water quality to achieve Blue Flag awards.
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Can China harness its millions of cheap graduates?
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How gunboat diplomacy led to attempts at land reform
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Dundee's board says the fans will decide whether or not to accept an American investment deal worth about £700,000.
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The UK tax authority's failure to hit a target of reducing tax credit fraud and error has "cost the taxpayer dear", a committee of MPs says.
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Getting ready for bookless libraries
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UK fruit growers could enjoy a much better harvest of apples and pears this year, following the dismal crop in 2012, experts believe.
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Some Day My Prints Will Come
21 May 2013 3:00:04
3D printing will revolutionise manufacturing, Peter Day argues
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Shares on Wall Street picked up on Tuesday to a new all-time high as investors bet that the US central bank would continue supporting the economy.
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Microsoft unveils the third generation of its video games console in an event at its headquarters at Redmond, Washington.
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JP Morgan chairman and chief executive Jamie Dimon will keep both jobs after shareholders voted in his favour.
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CEO Tim Cook has spoken out in defence of Apple, after a Senate committee accused the company of using "a complex web of offshore entities" to avoid paying billions of dollars in US income taxes.
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