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VIDEO: Shopping online from a country cottage

For 2014, there is evidence to suggest more people than ever have shopped online, especially in rural areas where 9 out of 10 people shop online.

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Apple ‘deeply offended’ by BBC story

Apple has said it is “deeply offended” by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.

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Nigeria in new bid to defend naira

Nigeria’s central bank brings in further measures to support its currency, the naira, which fell to record lows this week.

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VIDEO: Arora: ‘I took my culture with me’

Speaking from his shop and studio in Paris, Indian fashion designer Manish Arora talks about his success.

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VIDEO: Botswana’s complex ecotourism trade

While much of the profits made from wildlife tourism in Botswana go to foreign-owned tourist operators, the biggest concern for some locals is poachers.

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Hellmann’s drops eggless mayo case

The company that makes Hellmann’s mayonnaise, Unilever, is dropping its planned court case against an American company that makes an eggless variety.

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Number in debt to energy firms rises

About 6% of domestic energy customers were in debt to their supplier in 2013, figures show, but energy firms still owe money to customers too.

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Bank fine reduces public borrowing

A bank fine of £1.1bn for manipulating currency markets has helped government borrowing figures in November, official figures show.

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Wonga customer wins fees challenge

Payday lender Wonga will refund the fees and interest charged to a customer whose outstanding loan has already been written off.

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North Sea oil fears ‘too dramatic’

A leading figure in the UK’s oil industry, Sir Ian Wood, tells the BBC warnings the industry is close to collapse are overstating the problem.