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VIDEO: Work starts on new Royal Navy warship

Work begins on the first of three Royal Navy warships at BAE Systems yards on the River Clyde in Glasgow.

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VIDEO: What businesses want from Europe

British Chambers of Commerce views on trading and exporting to Europe and UK relations with the EU.

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Gartman says the euro ‘is doomed to failure’

Conflicting economic priorities in Europe likely will spell the end for the region’s common currency, according to Dennis Gartman.

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VIDEO: Football in India set for kick-off

Can football really attract fans in India, the land of cricket? The BBC’s Sameer Hashmi reports.

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Malaysia budget looks to take sting out of cuts

Malaysia’s government looked to shore up its support base on Friday by announcing a budget that took the sting out of cuts.

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Why currency wars could stave off a Fed rate hike

Following the Fed’s warning of a strong dollar, investors are reassessing the timing of a rate hike, according to currency strategists.

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North and South Korea exchange machinegun fire

North Korea fired machinegun rounds into South Korea, prompting the South to retaliate with its own fire.

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UK trade deficit narrows in August

The gap between the amount the UK imports and the amount it exports narrowed in August, the latest official figures show.

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VIDEO: Winemakers shake-up the industry

Winemaking in South Africa is a multi-billion dollar industry, but it has not always been a sparkling success.

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VIDEO: SA’s small-scale fishing threat

As small-scale fishing on South-Africa’s west coast declines, fishermen in Saldanha Bay are concerned their way of life may disappear entirely.