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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.

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HK tycoon found guilty of corruption

Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and a former government official have been found guilty in the city’s biggest-ever corruption case.

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Disabled ‘missing out’ on scheme

Substantial numbers of disabled people are missing out on government support to help them into work, a group of MPs say.

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China revises up 2013 economy size

China revises up the size of its economy in 2013 by 3.4%, which works out to about the size of Malaysia’s economic output.