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Sainsbury's reports small rise in sales

Sainsbury's has reported the first rise in sales in two years as it continued to cut back on multi-buy promotions and lowered prices on everyday grocery items.

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VIDEO: Schaueble: Still 'unsolved problems'

Europe is in a relatively 'good situation', but still has 'unsolved problems', says the German finance minister, speaking to the BBC's Tanya Beckett.

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Calls mount for Thai shrimp boycott

US politicians and human rights groups have called for a boycott of fish and shrimp products linked to slave labour in Thailand following a report from the Associated Press.

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VIDEO: India's first eco-house

Prasanto K Roy spent about $500,000 on India's first certified eco-house in the capital Delhi.

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There's a new billion-dollar unicorn, and it wants to help you find a plumber - Business Insider


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There's a new billion-dollar unicorn, and it wants to help you find a plumber
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Thumbtack, a platform that matches professionals like personal trainers or electricians with potential customers, has just raised $125 million (?82.3 million). This new investment has pushed the company's valuation up to $1.3 billion (?856 million ...

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