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Global trade will pick up speed and will grow by 4.7% this year and by 5.3% in 2015, says the World Trade Organization.
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Communications regulator Ofcom has launched an investigation into the sales practices of the telecoms company Unicom.
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US retail sales saw their biggest gain in 18 months in March, official figures show, as the economy continues to gather strength.
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The number of high street travel agency closures has risen by 45% over the last year.
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US bank Citigroup announces it made profits of $3.9bn in the first three months of 2014, despite having a "difficult" quarter.
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Struggling French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen announces a major recovery plan after net losses of 7.2bn euros in the past two years.
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Industrial output in the eurozone grows by 0.2% in February, driven by growth in "intermediate" goods, such as electronic components.
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The government’s stake in Royal Mail could be worth £1.5bn. Senior Conservative figures believe a sale would boost the Treasury’s coffers.
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The Egyptian government is turning to its traditional rubbish collectors - the Zabaleen - to revolutionise Cario's waste disposal industry.
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Shares in High Street fashion chain French Connection jump almost 12% after it reports a sharp rise in sales.
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The way drugs and prostitution boost the economy
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Crude oil prices rise amid continuing tensions in Ukraine and concerns about possible disruptions to Russian gas supplies.
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Over the last 10 years, the average price of English farmland has increased by three times according to the estate agents, Knight Frank.
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South Korea's state health insurer sues three tobacco firms, including the local unit of Philip Morris, to offset treatment costs for diseases linked to smoking.
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Starting salaries for graduate jobs, even in the best-paid fields of medicine and dentistry, have fallen 11% in five years, new analysis suggests.
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A Chinese consortium buys Glencore Xstrata's copper mine in Peru in a $6bn (£3.6bn) all-cash deal, marking one of China's largest mining acquisition.
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Did a 1992 fraud trial put City titans beyond the reach of law?
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Sri Lanka's city of Jaffna suffered more than most during the country's civil war but now it is enjoying an economic renaissance - and its first ever traffic light.
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As many as 85,000 people in Scotland could be employed on zero-hours contracts, according to the Scottish Trades Union Council.
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The men who got rich selling empty space
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Can coal become the clean energy of the future?
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The boss who makes sure his staff are as happy as possible
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UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.
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Almost 4m families are one month from homelessness because they have enough money to pay their rent or mortgage for only a month, housing charity Shelter says.
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A number of Indians who bear an uncanny resemblance to political figures, past and present, are seizing the opportunity to make some money.
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