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Virgin Australia trebles losses

August 29, 2014 - 03:41

Virgin Australia posts an after-tax loss of A$355.6m ($332.6m; £200.5m) for the full year ending in June, triple the firm's previous year's losses for the period. >> read more
Google trials drone deliveries

August 29, 2014 - 00:00

Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones. >> read more
World War One: Industrial innovation and suspicion

August 28, 2014 - 20:55

What industry learned from World War One >> read more
Has the humble password had its day?

August 28, 2014 - 20:48

What new technologies can reliably establish our identities? >> read more
Nigeria launches electronic ID cards

August 28, 2014 - 20:45

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan formally launches a national electronic identity card, which can also be used to make payments. >> read more
US supermarket sale ends bitter feud

August 28, 2014 - 17:46

The US supermarket chain Market Basket agrees to sell to former boss Arthur T Demoulas, ending a months-long strike amongst workers and customers. >> read more
US economic growth revised upwards

August 28, 2014 - 15:50

The US economy grew at annual pace of 4.2% in the second quarter, revised official figures show, faster than the previous estimate of 4%. >> read more
Russia to start car scrappage scheme

August 28, 2014 - 15:24

Russia says it will introduce a new scrappage scheme worth 10bn roubles to try to boost flagging car sales. >> read more
Women workers 'suffer wage squeeze'

August 28, 2014 - 15:05

The majority of women working part-time earn less than the minimum wage, according to the TUC. >> read more
EU widens aid to dairy exporters

August 28, 2014 - 14:46

The EU announces emergency help for dairy producers hit by the Russian ban on food imports from the EU. >> read more

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