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Orange fined ?350m for market abuse

Telecoms firm Orange has been fined ?350m (?254m) for abusing its market dominance in France.

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'Postcode lottery' for dental care

The cost of dental treatment can vary dramatically depending on where in the UK you live, a study suggests.

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VIDEO: Bernanke urges punishment of bankers

Former US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke calls on 2008 financial crash investigators to examine individuals rather than companies.

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Asia shares follow Wall Street higher

Asian shares make early gains on Wednesday, taking the positive lead from Wall Street where US consumer data lifted investors' confidence.

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Building HS2 to cause 'years of misery'

Building the proposed new High Speed Two (HS2) rail line will mean years of weekend "misery" for rail passengers, according to a campaign group.

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