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Nigerian state oil firm 'withheld $25bn over five years' - BBC News


BBC News

Nigerian state oil firm 'withheld $25bn over five years'
BBC News
Nigeria's state-owned oil company has failed to pay the government $25bn (£17.5bn) over five years, the nation's fiscal commission has said. It includes $15bn that the nation's auditor general last week said the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...

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HSBC is thinking about moving its headquarters to Canada - Business Insider


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HSBC is thinking about moving its headquarters to Canada
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HSBC is thinking about moving its headquarters to Canada's financial centre, Toronto, as it continues to consider leaving the UK. Chairman Douglas Flint, along with other HSBC executives, held talks with senior city officials, including Toronto's mayor ...

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The mobile miracle in the land of 'keepy-uppy'

How mobile is flourishing in Myanmar

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UK inflation forecast to stay at zero - The Guardian


The Guardian

UK inflation forecast to stay at zero
The Guardian
While the influence of petrol and diesel prices is easy to anticipate, as is the effect of a 5% British Gas price cut, economists say that airfares are a bit of a wild card. They typically fall after the summer but the drop might not be as steep as ...
Monetary policy summary and minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee meeting ...Bank of England

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We visited the British rocket car that will attempt to set a 1000 mph land ... - Business Insider


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We visited the British rocket car that will attempt to set a 1000 mph land ...
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Sometime in 2017, the Bloodhound SSC could become the fastest car in the world. The previous record was set in 1997 by the Thrust SSC, driven by Wing Commander Andy Green, after the car achieved a "flying mile" speed of 763mph (1,227kph).

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