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Lloyds chief executive Antonio Horta Osorio welcomes the end of government ownership, and looks ahead to strong growth in the UK economy.
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Confectionery giant Nestle loses out to Cadbury in its latest battle to trademark its four-fingered KitKat.
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German prosecutors investigating Porsche executives over claims they withheld information.
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Landlords now pay a 3% stamp duty surcharge, allowing first-time buyer numbers to grow.
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UK unemployment fell by 53,000 in the three months to March, to 1.54 million, official figures show.
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Industrial action over austerity takes place as figures show Greece has fallen back into recession.
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Dividends of SSE could the hit by "challenges" facing the sector in the coming year, the energy giant says.
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In early trade in London the benchmark index was down by 20 points, or 0.27%.
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Rare left coiled snail, Jeremy, has been rejected by potential mates and is now stuck in a love triangle.
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The licensing agreement paves the way for the world's biggest record company to stream its music in China
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Selling sex toys in India
16 May 2017 3:11:46
Strict laws and a conservative society make selling adult products a delicate matter.
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Scientists suggest smaller plants are better at absorbing air pollution around tall buildings.
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University of Apple
16 May 2017 3:03:56
Apple is expanding its European academy to find the next generation of coding and app creators.
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Affordable art
16 May 2017 3:00:59
You don't have to spend millions of pounds to buy an original piece of art.
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The money-sending firm, valued at $1.1bn, becomes profitable six years after being founded.
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Shares of the company, which has struggled to turn a profit, jumped on the news.
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Under a Labour government the highest earners would be hit by higher taxes. But who are the higher earners in the UK?
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Scientists have decoded the genome of a snail involved in the spread of a deadly parasitic disease.
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The government is expected to confirm the sale of its remaining 0.25% stake in Lloyds on Wednesday.
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The fast food company's advert was criticised for exploiting childhood bereavement.
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The future of the British Steel pension scheme is still uncertain despite Tata's offer of cash and assets.
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The owner of TJ Maxx and Marshalls is the latest retailer to report disappointing results.
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In this deeply moving talk, Lucy Kalanithi reflects on life and purpose, sharing the story of her late husband, Paul, a young neurosurgeon who turned to writing after his terminal cancer diagnosis. "Engaging in the full range of experience -- living and dying, love and loss -- is what we get to do," Kalanithi says. "Being human doesn't happen despite suffering -- it happens within it."
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Fresh rail strikes announced
16 May 2017 4:48:45
Three rail companies to stage strikes on 30 May, the RMT union says
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Three people explain how they are trying to overcome the effect that growing inflation is having on them.
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