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Greece's creditors mull new reforms

Greece's creditors are studying new reform plans put forward by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government in a bid to secure further bailout funds.

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Best Buy closes Canada's Future Shop

US consumer electronics chain Best Buy is closing its Canadian subsidiary, Future Shop, and converting 65 of its 131 stores into Best Buy outlets.

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Benefit cuts 'not yet decided'

The work and pensions secretary says the Conservatives are not keeping plans for £12bn of benefit cuts secret - saying no final decisions have been made.

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Graphene light bulb set for shops

A light bulb made with graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.

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Apple boss 'to donate $800m fortune'

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he will give away most of his $800m (£537m) fortune to good causes before he dies.

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Silicon Valley firm wins bias case

A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female employee in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley.

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Loaded magazine says it will close

Loaded Magazine, one of the so-called "lads' magazines" of the mid-1990s, is to close down, publisher Simian says.

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Online banking fraud 'up by 48%'

Losses from online banking fraud rose by 48% in 2014 compared with 2013 as more consumers conducted their financial affairs on the internet.

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Blackberry posts profit for quarter

Canadian mobile phone firm Blackberry posts better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings. but its revenues showed a larger-than-expected drop.

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Brazil's economy grew 0.1% in 2014

Brazil, the world's seventh largest economy, narrowly avoided contracting in 2014 with a growth rate of just 0.1% for the year.

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Israel to resume tax transfers to PA

Israel is to stop withholding tax revenues collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a move that has crippled the Palestinian economy.

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North Sea workers to vote on action

North Sea workers are to vote on industrial action over jobs, pay and shifts, as operators seek to reduce costs.

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PayPal fined for illegal payments

PayPal agrees a £5.1m payout over allegations it allowed payments from accounts deemed enemies of the state by the US government.

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Why are people so mean online?

Monica Lewinsky has made an impassioned public speech calling for people to be nicer online. So why do we continue to be so mean?

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VIDEO: Pao loses Silicon Valley bias case

A jury finds that a Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate against a female employee.

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VIDEO: Would you buy a phone made of grass?

BBC News talks to designer Sean Miles of Design Works, who has moulded a phone from recycled parts and natural materials, including grass.

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VIDEO: New airport to help Nigerian economy

The global fall in the price of oil has prompted Nigeria to build an airport and diversify its exports.

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VIDEO: The predictive powers of fridges

What does your food shopping say about you?

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VIDEO: Revamping Uganda's motorcycle taxis

Entrepreneurs in Uganda are helping to improve safety for passengers riding on boda boda motorcycle taxis.

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VIDEO: India's sugar industry crisis

Why many Indian sugar farmers are not celebrating a fifth year of bumper crops.

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VIDEO: Algeria's young, educated and jobless

Cuts in Algeria's public sector has increased unemployment and young people are worried for their future.

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VIDEO: India's new charitable fundraisers

Philanthropy and corporate giving are becoming an important part of doing business in India.

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How to open your own bed and breakfast

How to start your own bed and breakfast

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Germanwings crash: Counting the cost

What compensation is the airline legally obliged to pay?

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Tech to barter your way to the good life

How you can save money and barter your way to the good life

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Can data help create English football stars?

Can data help create England's next football stars?

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Nigeria's 'champagne' economy boom

Why Nigeria's economy is booming despite Boko Haram

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Is lunch an an economic indicator?

What a chicken sandwich tells us about our financial health

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