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White House denies 'egregious' budget accounting error

A former US treasury secretary says it is the "most egregious" mistake he has seen in four decades.

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Aston Martin roars back into profit for the first quarter

The sports car maker has made a first-quarter profit this year for the first time in a decade.

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Dollar slips after cautious Fed minutes

Leaders at the US central bank want proof economic slowdown is temporary.

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British sports car maker Lotus bought by China's Geely

The British sports car maker is being bought by the Chinese owner of Volvo cars.

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Google plans to track credit card spending

A new product from Google will link the clicks on ads with offline spend to prove digital ads work.

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Sean FitzPatrick cleared as Anglo Irish trial collapses

Sean FitzPatrick will be acquitted after longest criminal trial in Irish state history collapses.

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M&S annual profits fall by 64% as revamp costs bite

Charges for closing stores and revamping the pension scheme hit the bottom line at the retailer.

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Ikea unpacks Jesper Brodin as new chief executive

Flatpack furniture giant's Sweden boss will move up to a global role in September.

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Tiffany fails to sparkle as sales keep sliding

More woe for upmarket jeweller as consumers continue to opt for cheaper brands.

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Moody's cuts China's credit rating for first time since 1989

China dismisses the one-notch cut by Moody's, accusing it of using "inappropriate methodology".

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Weak French sales and restructuring costs hit Kingfisher

Investors sell out as the B&Q and Screwfix owner reports lower sales and restructuring costs.

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Ineos to buy Dong Energy's oil and gas arm in £1bn deal

The petrochemicals giant says the move will make it the biggest private group operating in the North Sea.

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Dixons Carphone says consumers keep spending

Sales at the Currys and PC World owner rise 4%, helped by a strong performance in southern Europe.

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US accuses Fiat Chrysler of using 'defeat devices'

The software features came in about 104,000 diesel-engine jeeps and trucks sold in the US.

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Will Opec extend output cuts in bid to push up oil prices?

Opec is hoping to extend existing oil production cuts, in order to push prices higher.

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Nokia 3310: How long could you survive with a retro phone?

Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones swaps his smartphone for the retro Nokia 3310 for a day.

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How does Britain work?

The way we work is changing. Here's a breakdown of how people in the UK are employed.

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The mum whose home-based business is blooming

Dani Bolser built a business at home to balance work and childcare.

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How much household debt do we owe?

Steph McGovern examines how much we owe

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Car vending machine: We try out the novel Singapore dealership

This luxury car showroom in Singapore has found a novel way to put its vehicles on display.

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CEO Secrets: 'Life's not a movie, be patient'

Vue International CEO Tim Richards says rushing potential investors is never a good idea.

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Air traffic control of the future

The BBC's Richard Westcott has visited London City Airport's new control centre, 120 miles away from the landing strip.

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Nokia 3310 sparks wave of nostalgia as it goes on sale

Experts say its success will depend on how much people are willing to pay to indulge their nostalgia.

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Andrea Radrizzani: Italian businessman completes Leeds United takeover

Italian businessman Andrea Radrizzani completes his takeover of Championship club Leeds United from Massimo Cellino.

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'Nothing we could do'

Mexico is the world's fourth largest car exporter, but could Donald Trump bring this to an end?

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Not just Bitcoin...

Why digital currencies are hitting record highs.

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Doing it my way

More and more women in the UK are setting up their own firms as a way of reconciling the demands of work and family.

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Brum in the sun

There are now more than 240 international campuses as universities take their brands to a global market.

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'Ordinary' people

Who are the 'hard-working' and 'ordinary' people that politicians love to appeal to?

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Cuban revolution

As the internet becomes more widespread in Cuba, online start-ups are emerging. But challenges remain.

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Dough kidding

How strict quality control and unusual Asian toppings helped a Japanese expat build a popular pizza chain in Vietnam.

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Reproductive rebels

Contraception wasn’t just socially groundbreaking - it also changed the professional landscape.

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Fair shares?

The Nordic country's reputation for gender equality is not all it's made out to be.

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More Pritt Stick than Pippa

Pippa Middleton's big day might have cost £250,000, but spending on the dress, the ring and the event is falling among most young brides.

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WannaCry lessons

How can businesses protect themselves against future cyber-attacks?

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Anything to declare?

The firms helping travellers to transport goods around the world for complete strangers, and how they overcome security concerns.

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Affordable art

You don't have to spend millions of pounds to buy an original piece of art.

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