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WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo explains why he's hopeful about global trade talks.
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Asian shares head mostly higher on Tuesday, continuing the momentum from the previous day's trade when major markets hit record highs.
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Apple promotes British designer Jony Ive to chief design officer, according to reports.
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Ofgem announces it will investigate after figures reveal more than half a million pre-payment energy meters were forcibly installed in homes over the last six years.
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Is the lorry driver of the future a piece of software?
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Profit has jumped at the Vatican bank as it recovers from a bad year and overhauls its business.
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Mobile phone provider O2 says it is looking into numerous reports on social media of problems with its network.
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Greece intends to keep repaying its debt, a government spokesman said, days after Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis warned it had run out of funds.
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Nigeria's fuel wholesalers say they have reached a deal with the government that should soon see the end of the crippling fuel crisis.
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Ofcom says that changes to the billing structure of 08, 09 and 118 numbers will lead to cheaper calls for consumers.
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A family whose image was used in a poster campaign by the group opposing gay marriage in the Republic of Ireland say they were "naive" about stock photography websites.
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European stocks fall in morning trading after a Greek minister says Athens would struggle to meet its upcoming debt payments.
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One of Nigeria's largest banks is shortening opening hours because of the fuel scarcity that threatens the economy ahead of the presidential inauguration.
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China will cut import taxes on consumer goods by an average of more than 50%, in a bid to kick-start its economy.
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The BBC's Steph McGovern reports on whether there is still a need for banks to have a high street presence, as people can access their account and perform most of their transactions online or over the phone.
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Three famous ocean liners are meeting in Liverpool on Monday, for a majestic display to mark the 175th anniversary of the shipping line Cunard.
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The governing People's Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.
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Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?
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Japan's shares head higher after data showed the country's trade account fell into a deficit in April, but it beat expectations.
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The boss of InterContinental Hotel Group, Richard Solomons, talks about the company's 'made-for-China' hotels.
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Scottish councils have made a record profit from parking charges and fines, figures from the RAC Foundation show.
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The impact of economic crises on everyday lives
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BBC News visited some tea stalls around Mumbai and asked ordinary Indians to rate Narendra Modi's first year in office.
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The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder examines the economic record of the last year in India.
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What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?
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