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Jakarta taxi drivers stage apps protest

Thousands of taxi drivers in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, stage a rowdy protest against ride-hailing apps including Uber and Grab.

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Australia stocks fall on election move

Australian stocks fall after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recalls parliament and brings the budget forward, setting the scene for an early election.

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VIDEO: Are energy bills about to get cheaper?

Millions of low-income households could see power bills cut after a watchdog's report into the UK's energy sector.

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VIDEO: Does Davos really make a difference?

As the World Economic Forum opens in Davos, the BBC's Tanya Beckett asks whether this meeting is anything more than a talking shop.

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Northern Rock mortgages sold for ?13bn

The government sells ?13bn of former Northern Rock mortgages that taxpayers acquired during the financial crisis.

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