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Swiss voters are going to the polls this weekend to decide on measures which would strictly limit salaries for top managers, and ban golden handshakes.
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The US is braced for steep budget cuts after Republicans and Democrats in Congress adjourn for the weekend despite a Friday deadline for a deal.
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British Sky Broadcasting is buying the UK broadband and fixed-line businesses of Spain's Telefonica, currently branded as O2 and BE.
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A new record is set by the number of people offering to be volunteers at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
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Lloyds bank narrows its losses for 2012 to £570m, from £3.5bn the previous year, and says the loss was mainly due to provisions for PPI mis-selling.
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New Zealand's Court of Appeal has said that US prosecutors do not need to disclose their evidence in their fight to extradite Megaupload's Kim Dotcom.
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UK house prices rose by 0.2% in February compared with the previous month but were the same as a year ago, the Nationwide says.
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Japan's consumer prices dip for the third straight month, underlining the challenge faced by policymakers as they try to stoke inflation.
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The government is deliberately misusing evidence and statistics to misrepresent the plight of the poor, a report says.
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Virgin Atlantic unveils details of its UK domestic service, Little Red, which Sir Richard Branson says will challenge British Airways.
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We need rules for GPS technology
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Creating clothes from old bottles and furniture from scrap paper
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Will Swiss 'fat cats' be put on diets?
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The founder and chief executive of Groupon, Andrew Mason, is ousted after another quarterly loss prompts a 24% slide in the online voucher firm's share price.
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A BP executive admits that the scope of an internal investigation into the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster that he led did not include budget pressures from top management.
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The US Congress is set to adjourn for the weekend without passing a deal to avert $85bn (£56bn) in budget cuts scheduled to take effect on Friday.
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The number of stores closed by retail chains in Britain has soared over the past 12 months, according to research.
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Rangers Football Club announces a new five-year kit deal with sports brand Puma.
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Samsung has failed in its latest patent challenge against Apple, but is being aided by a former UK judge in a separate battle.
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Former Rangers owner Sir David Murray criticises a 'retrospective witch hunt' against the club over its use of EBTs.
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What politicians, bankers and economists think of the EU move
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The EU's proposed cap on banker bonuses will drive business away from London, says Boris Johnson, the mayor of Europe's biggest financial centre.
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How an open window was best advert for new restaurant
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German trade union IG Metall agrees to Opel's plan to restructure its German operations.
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Online currency Bitcoin reached an all-time high price of more than $32 (£21), a sign the virtual money fortunes have reversed.
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