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Shell appoints new chairman
Yesterday » 9:54:11
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has appointed former Bank of America and DuPont chair Charles Holliday as chairman.
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Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.
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FTSE 100 steady in early trade
Yesterday » 9:23:48
The FTSE 100 is little-changed in early trade, but shares in Barclays rise after its latest results.
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The UK housing market is showing signs of slowing down, the Nationwide says, with the annual rate of price growth slowing to 9% in October.
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As Hollywood targets China's growing box office, the country's filmmakers are looking to develop its own industry amid strict censorship.
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Scientists confirm that a frog found living in New York City wetlands is a new species.
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Asia stocks mostly open higher after the US dollar jumps in value following the end of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying stimulus program.
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Has the US Federal Reserve's QE policy worked?
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National Australia Bank is considering floating its Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking operations on the stock market as part of an exit from the UK.
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Samsung Electronics sees its quarterly operating profit fall to its lowest level in more than three years because of slowing smartphone sales.
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How jetpacks and driverless cars will change the cityscape
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Ancient Mexican city yields 50,000 treasures
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Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.
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Australian scientists say they have successfully tested a vaccine aimed at protecting wild koalas from chlamydia.
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Profits and revenues from Baidu, often called "China's Google", miss analysts' profit forecasts.
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The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.
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The Aussie firms offering unusual job perks and flexible working
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Why Chinese firms are changing their approach to succession
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The Chinese approach to succession in family firms is changing - the BBC looks at why.
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An innate ability some people have to manipulate their vocal frequency could be the key to sounding charismatic, according to new research.
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US Federal Reserve announces an end to the quantitative easing stimulus programme begun in 2008.
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spin off Ferrari and sell a 10% stake in the luxury carmaker on the stock market.
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The government has awarded American firm Maximus the contract to assess the fitness of benefits claimants to work, the BBC understands.
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The Serious Fraud Office is carrying out a criminal investigation into accounting irregularities at supermarket giant Tesco.
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The decision by London Zoo to build a new lion exhibit means its three remaining lionesses will be temporarily relocated outside of the UK's capital.
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