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Oil prices spike on output meeting - BBC News


BBC News

Oil prices spike on output meeting
BBC News
Oil prices have reversed losses following a confirmation of a meeting between big oil producers in March. Venezuelan officials confirmed that Russia, Saudi Arabia and Qatar have agreed to meet next month. Oil prices have tumbled 70% since mid-2014 due ...

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Snow-plough web service comes to Canada

A businessman in Canada's eastern province of New Brunswick launches an Uber-like snow plough service.

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These are the 6 nightmare charts that worry the Bank of England most... - Business Insider


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These are the 6 nightmare charts that worry the Bank of England most...
Business Insider
The Bank of England published its financial stability report on Tuesday and it's full of useful charts and graphs about threats to the UK's banking system. On the whole, the financial world is looking more stable now than during the Summer, which was ...

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Some UK companies are removing job candidates' names from their applications - Business Insider


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Some UK companies are removing job candidates' names from their applications
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UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Monday that the British government and some top UK firms have agreed to roll out a "name-blind recruitment" strategy, which would remove the names of entry-level job seekers from their job application forms ...
To reduce bias, UK companies and universities will start hiding applicant namesWashington Post
Who, What, Why: What is name-blind recruitment?BBC News

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Malaysia's 'most investigated' company

A scandal surrounding the Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB has sparked the worst political crisis in Malaysian history. I spoke exclusively to its chief executive.

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