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Ryanair accuses Lufthansa of Air Berlin 'conspiracy'

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Ryanair accuses Lufthansa and the German government of colluding to carve up the failed airline.

UK unemployment falls to new 42-year low

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The jobless rate has fallen to 4.4% official figures show, but the squeeze on real incomes continues.

Walnut wipeout whips up chocolate storm

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Nestle is launching a new version of the Walnut Whip - but without the famous nut on its peak.

Uber privacy audits after 'God View' row

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Uber was in trouble for not adequately securing both customer and driver data from hacking.

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UK Brexit position paper opposes Irish border posts

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The government does not envisage border posts or CCTV cameras along the 300-mile Irish land frontier.

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Is the wages puzzle getting less puzzling?

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The latest unemployment figures may finally provide a clue on how to solve the wages puzzle.

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Uber official apologises for 'misunderstanding' in Philippines

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Taxi-hailing firm wants to work with regulators after a temporary ban on services in the Philippines.

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Admiral profits held back by rising personal injury costs

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Shares in the insurer fall up to 7% as changes in the calculation of injury costs hold back profits.

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How to turn a hit TV show into an international success

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Hit TV shows are now bought and adapted for different countries around the world in an industry worth billions.

Why Elvis is still earning a fortune

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Why passing away has done little to deaden the commercial appeal of musical legends like Elvis and their entrepreneurial super fans.

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Trump hits back at business leaders

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But the president's remarks fail to head off further resignations from White House business groups.

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IMF warns on China's credit boom

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The International Monetary Fund says that China's credit growth is on a "dangerous trajectory".

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Unite union claims RBS plans 900 IT job cuts

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The Unite union says the bank is planning to make the job cuts at its London office by 2020.

Brexit: UK suggests 'untested' customs system with EU

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The EU says it is too soon to discuss trade and customs with other Brexit issues yet to be settled.

No reverse on 6.1% student interest rate

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The government has ruled out any reversing on plans for higher interest charges on student loans.

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Future of Learndirect in question

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The future of a major adult-training provider is in question after it fails to block a critical report.

'Tiffany' rings cost Costco $19.4m

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The US wholesaler faces a big damages bill for selling "Tiffany" rings not made by the jeweller.

Tuesday, Aug 15

Rail fares face biggest rise for five years

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Millions of rail users will see the price of regulated rail fares rise by up to 3.6% in January.

Grenfell Tower profit warning sends Mears shares down

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The contract services company says revenues from housing will fall by £30m to £800m and hit profits.

Bill Gates reduces Microsoft stake with $4.6bn donation

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Bill Gates remains the world's richest person despite giving away 5% of his fortune.

Trump orders review of China's trade practices

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The president asks the top US trade official to review China's approach to intellectual property.

Monday, Aug 14

Uber allows in-app tips for UK drivers

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The ride-sharing company says the move is part of a number of improvements for drivers.

Japan's economy grows at fastest pace for more than two years

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Higher consumer spending helped to boost growth in the world's third-largest economy.

Pay growth to stay weak, says forecast

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Pressure on wages is set to continue, with pay rises forecast at 1% over the next year, a survey says.

Drunk air passenger arrests up 50%

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A survey of 4,000 cabin crew also finds more than 25% had seen drunk passengers risk flight safety.

Sunday, Aug 13

Sturgeon joins sexism row over Clarks shoe

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Clarks has been accused of "everyday sexism" for calling a girls' school shoe the "Dolly Babe".

Philip Hammond and Liam Fox in post-Brexit deal call

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Philip Hammond and Liam Fox put on a show of unity as they agree on a post-Brexit transition period.

Friday, Aug 11

Wilko opens redundancy talks

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The company, which has its headquarters in Worksop, saw its pre-tax profits drop earlier this year.

Tenth of young adults shun cash, says UK Finance

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Young are more likely to rely on cards and digital payments, although cash is still popular for others.

Holiday hold-ups

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Jetting off from Gatwick on Easyjet? BBC analysis suggests you may have a bit of a longer wait.

Men from poor backgrounds 'twice as likely to be single'

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The income gap between men from poor families and rich ones is also widening, the IFS said.