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Foxconn offers to buy Japan's Sharp

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group has offered more than $5bn to take over troubled Japanese electronics firm Sharp

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Call for fracking to get started in UK

The UK needs to start fracking to establish the economic impact of shale gas, according to an industry-funded body.

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VIDEO: Labour urges Redcar steelworks investment

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says the government's promise of an aid package to staff at Redcar steelworks is not enough, after the company owners go into liquidation.

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In defence of the office

Five reasons why the office isn't such a bad place to be

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