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Edible gardens take root in urban Singapore

BBC Business News - 1 hour 3 min ago
On the island of Singapore, young urbanites are being shown how to grow their own tropical-friendly, edible gardens.
Categories: General

Glencore and Qatar buy $11.3bn stake in Russia's largest oil company

BBC Business News - 3 hours 18 min ago
Glencore and Qatar buy a 20% stake in Rosneft, Russia's biggest oil company, despite US and EU sanctions.
Categories: General

'Toxic employee'

BBC Business News - 3 hours 35 min ago
Most of us have to deal with a disruptive colleague during our working lives, but how can a company best deal with such "toxic employees"?
Categories: General

Housing market faces slow start to 2017, says Rics

BBC Business News - 3 hours 37 min ago
A lack of homes for sale means that the housing market will get off to a slow start in 2017, according to surveyors.
Categories: General

Travel study reveals changing behaviour among young and old

BBC Business News - 3 hours 40 min ago
A new study suggests that young people are shunning cars, while older people are driving more.
Categories: General

Brexit: French financial regulator wooing London banks

BBC Business News - 3 hours 56 min ago
France's leading financial regulator tells the BBC that banks are in advanced stages of planning to shift some operations from London to Paris.
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Wall Street: Dow Jones and S&P 500 hit fresh records

BBC Business News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 23:45
The onward march of Wall Street's share markets continues, with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 hitting fresh highs.
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'See past my disability, give me a job'

BBC Business News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 20:46
June is disabled and was unable to find a job for three years.
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Pope: The media is too obsessed with scandal

CNN Business - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 20:28
Pope Francis has compared the media's interest in scandal to an unhealthy obsession with feces.
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Football tax review called for by HMRC chief

BBC Business News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 20:26
The HMRC wants a review of how footballers cut their tax bills amid disclosure that 43 players and 12 clubs are being probed.
Categories: General

Tata Steel makes commitment to secure Port Talbot future

BBC Business News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 19:59
A commitment to secure jobs and production at Port Talbot and other steelworks across the UK is announced by Tata Steel.
Categories: General

The cost of underemploying skilled immigrants

CNN Business - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 19:37
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Miners give the FTSE 100 a big boost

BBC Business News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 17:57
London's main share index closes 1.8% higher, boosted by mining stocks.
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SpaceX won't launch another rocket this year

CNN Business - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 17:48
SpaceX won't launch the Iridium-1 satellite by the end of the year as previously planned
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SoftBank-Saudi fund behind Trump tech deal

CNN Business - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 16:53
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Billionaire who met Trump has a 300-year plan

CNN Business - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 16:52
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Fitbit confirms Pebble takeover deal

BBC Business News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 16:45
Fitbit is buying smartwatch-maker Pebble's intellectual property but not its hardware business, which is closing.
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Peabody and Family Mosaic housing associations to merge

BBC Business News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 16:38
London's biggest housing association Peabody Trust, to join forces with rival Family Mosaic to give them 55,000 properties.
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Pressure growing on voluntary sector

Business Cornwall - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 16:36
The first quarterly ‘state of the sector’ surveys carried out by Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum has shown a worrying trend in reduced funding to charities in Cornwall
Categories: Cornwall

UK manufacturing falls in October, ONS figures show

BBC Business News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 16:03
Manufacturing growth fell sharply in October, surprising economists, who had predicted a rise.
Categories: General