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News • British Broadcasting Corporation
Shares in Tesco reached an 11-year low after the firm cut its full-year profit forecast to £2.4bn from £2.8bn.
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Sameer Hashmi visits a shoe factory in Mumbai and follows the products from the factory floor to the shop window.
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India's economy grew by 5.7% in the three months to June, its fastest pace in two-and-a-half years, according to an official estimate.
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The Russian rouble falls to a record low against the dollar as investors fear further sanctions against the nation.
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Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6000 jobs, nearly a third of its staff, as part of a recovery plan following the loss of two planes this year.
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Scientists have finally worked out how rocks on a dry lake bed in California move across the ground.
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Every kitty helps
29 Aug 2014 5:12:55
Tesco, mortgage misdemeanours and cats in the business news
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Dubai-based coffee trader Khalid Al Mulla, takes the BBC on a tour of his new coffee museum.
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A contraction of 0.6% in Brazil's economy between April and June, and a revision of the first quarter, has pushed the country into recession, latest figures show.
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After years of inactivity, work has started again in Dubai on its World islands project, as Howard Johnson reports.
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Russia sees a risk that winter gas shortages could force Ukraine to divert supplies of Russian gas meant for EU customers.
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Official figures show a widening divide between public and private sector bonus payments.
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The Icelandic Met Office lowers its aviation warning from red to orange near the Bardarbunga volcano, which saw an eruption begin overnight.
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Could the water resources in Lesotho pull its people out of poverty? Lerato Mbele reports.
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The suspension of operations at a gold mine in the Ghanaian town of Obuasi, is having a major impact on the local economy.
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Banks and card companies will reopen 2.5 million PPI mis-selling complaints amid claims of underpayment and rejection of compensation.
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The eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3% in August, near a five-year low, adding to fears of a deflationary spiral in the region.
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A High Court bid to halt this year's badger culling, which will take place without independent monitoring, fails.
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Household water bills in England and Wales will go up less than the rising cost of living in the next five years, under proposals from regulator Ofwat.
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Five hundred global citizens frustrated at the stalemate over climate policy will learn today if they have won the chance to vent their anger at world leaders.
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Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.
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Rangers make new shares available to current shareholders and admit poor uptake could hinder payments to creditors.
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The struggling supermarket Tesco cuts its profit forecast and the new chief executive's start date has been brought forward to Monday.
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House prices edged up by 0.8% in August, according to the UK's biggest building society, the Nationwide.
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The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a rise in the number of calls to its cruelty and advice line concerning animals such as monkeys and marmosets.
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