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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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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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Japan's economy shows signs of stagnation and weakness as households spent less and factory output stays flat in July.
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Virgin Australia posts an after-tax loss of A$355.6m ($332.6m; £200.5m) for the full year ending in June, triple the firm's previous year's losses for the period.
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Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.
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What industry learned from World War One
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What new technologies can reliably establish our identities?
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Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan formally launches a national electronic identity card, which can also be used to make payments.
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The US supermarket chain Market Basket agrees to sell to former boss Arthur T Demoulas, ending a months-long strike amongst workers and customers.
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The US economy grew at annual pace of 4.2% in the second quarter, revised official figures show, faster than the previous estimate of 4%.
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Russia says it will introduce a new scrappage scheme worth 10bn roubles to try to boost flagging car sales.
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The majority of women working part-time earn less than the minimum wage, according to the TUC.
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The EU announces emergency help for dairy producers hit by the Russian ban on food imports from the EU.
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Malaysia Airlines says the full financial impact of the two tragedies to hit the company will be seen in the second half of the year.
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Pilots at low-cost airline Germanwings will strike on Friday if an agreement is not reached with parent Lufthansa over retirement plans, their union says.
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Israeli hoteliers are demanding millions of dollars in compensation from the state over the Gaza conflict, and Palestinian businesses are also suffering.
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Germany's Deutsche Bank is fined £4.7m by UK regulators for inaccurately reporting transactions between November 2007 and April 2013.
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Profit margins of large energy suppliers will be lower over the coming year compared with previous estimates, says the regulator Ofgem.
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The FBI says it is investigating reports in the US media of recent cyber-attacks against several US banks.
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Lending to small and medium-sized businesses via the government's Funding for Lending scheme (FLS) fell again in the second quarter of the year.
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Drivers will have to cut out their own vehicle tax discs during the death throes of the paper system, because the DVLA has run out of perforated paper.
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Australian surfwear firm Billbabong reports another annual loss but says its turnaround plan "is gaining traction".
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