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BBC Business News
- VIDEO: Monocle eyes rapid Asian expansion
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:49:51 GMT
Monocle Magazine is a niche product selling just 18,000 copies a year, but it is aiming to rapidly increase sales in Asia with a new audience of high-end readers.
- Gadget insurance complaints rise
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:04:49 GMT
The Financial Ombudsman Service says it received 2,200 complaints about gadget warranties last year, double that of the previous year.
- CBI says job creation likely in 2015
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:01:38 GMT
Business lobby group the CBI says half of UK firms plan to expand their workforce next year, with more permanent jobs being created than temporary ones.
- Digging for diversity in Botswana
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:55:59 GMT
Botswana's plans to move away from a reliance on diamonds
- DNA revolution, and 'the great light switch-off'
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:07:22 GMT
Monday's newspapers cover the launch of the 100,000 Genomes project, promising a revolution in personalised healthcare. There is also news of how the country is being plunged into darkness.
- Tunisia veteran claims election win
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:02:25 GMT
Beji Caid Essebsi claims victory in Tunisia's first free presidential election, with exit polls suggesting he won more than 55% of the vote
- Labour attacks street light cuts
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:44:56 GMT
Street lights are being switched off or dimmed to save money in three quarters of England's council areas, according to Labour Party research.
- The hard side of China's soft power
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:19:51 GMT
The hard side of soft power in China's Confucius institutes