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Petrobras posts $10bn quarterly loss

Brazil's Petrobras, which is at the centre of a major corruption scandal, posts its biggest ever quarterly loss due to the plunge in oil prices.

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China's first finishing school

The Chinese finishing school teaching etiquette

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Oil price 'may have bottomed out'

There is evidence that oil prices are stabilising and could even begin to rise again, says the International Energy Agency.

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MP urges Osborne bank probe scrutiny

George Osborne should face questions from MPs as part of an inquiry into the pay and culture of banks has been abandoned, Labour's John Mann says.

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E-learning for Africa held back by power shortage

E-learning for Africa held back by lack of electricity

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