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Rail workers vote for strike action

Commuters could be set for a summer of delays as rail workers on several train routes vote for strike action.

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‘Euro not in danger’ from Greek vote, but Europe is

Ahead of Greece’s referendum on Sunday, the head of the OECD said that the future of the Europe is at stake.

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Greek referendum: Buy or dump the euro?

Foreign exchange strategists advise dumping the euro following Greece’s landmark referendum on Sunday, regardless of the outcome.

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China’s service sector growth slowest in 5 months

Activity in China’s services sector slowed to its lowest in five months in June, the HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) showed.

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Why investors think Japan has some pretty hot property

Japan’s economy is barely growing, its population is falling and wages are stagnant, but investors see big opportunities in its property market.

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Chinese university sells graduates online

A mainland university has launched an e-commerce platform to sell new graduates to prospective employers.

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Grexit: Why even ‘yes’ could see Greece leave

The path for Greece to leave the euro zone (if that is what eventually happens) is unlikely to be smooth.

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European stocks that should be Grexit-proof

As the probability of a Greece euro zone exit increases, here are some equities that should be able to withstand the fallout.

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Pre-pay energy users ‘pay £226 more’

Energy customers on pre-payment meters have been paying an average of £226 a year more than they would have done on the cheapest direct debit tariff, Citizens Advice says.

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VIDEO: What to look out for in the Budget

BBC News editors Robert Peston, Kamal Ahmed and Norman Smith give their predictions on what will appear in the chancellor’s Budget in July 2015.