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Osborne stakes his reputation on a 2020 surplus

The chancellor is forecasting a larger surplus by the end of the Parliament. Until then, he will borrow more and plan for big tax cheques arriving by the next election.

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Airport delay 'failure of leadership'

Delays to a decision on London's airport expansion are a "failure of leadership", the CBI business lobby group tells the BBC.

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Microsoft had a plan to automate your home before Apple and Google ? but ... - Business Insider


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Microsoft had a plan to automate your home before Apple and Google ? but ...
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Business Insider spoke to several of those involved with the project, which started in 2010, about why HomeOS was never turned into a real-life product. The reason, according to multiple sources, is simple: ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Ballmer was ...

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VIDEO: Michelle Sun, 28, Hong Kong

Michelle Sun, 28, the founder of First Code Academy on how she made the leap from investment banking to starting her own business

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UK investigates car emissions tests

Parliament's Transport Committee is to investigate if the way the UK approves the road worthiness of cars is "fit for purpose".

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