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VIDEO: Bad chapter for 'King of Good Times'

Banks are demanding the repayment of more than $1bn (£690m) of loans from Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya.

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Eurostar says strong pound hurt profits

Eurostar says a strong pound, the Paris attacks in November and disruptions have contributed to a drop in profits.

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John Lewis cuts bonuses to staff for the third year - BBC News


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John Lewis cuts bonuses to staff for the third year
BBC News
More than 90,000 John Lewis and Waitrose staff have seen their bonuses cut for the third year running, to 10% of their annual salary. Last year it was 11%, as against 15% in 2014 and 17% in 2013. The partnership announced a 24% rise in annual profits ...

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A Google director explains how your smartphone will look in five years - Business Insider


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A Google director explains how your smartphone will look in five years
Business Insider
How will smartphones look in five years? Business Insider posed this question to Aparna Chennapragada, a Google director, at the Web Summit tech conference in Ireland last month. She described a future in which technology does "a lot more of the heavy ...

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Volkswagen sales are still getting smashed - Business Insider


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Volkswagen sales are still getting smashed
Business Insider
Commenting on the overall figures for the UK automarket, Mike Hawes, the SMMT's chief executive said: ?November's figures come as a reminder of the strength of the UK car market, as low interest rates and competitive finance deals continue to attract ...

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