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US to invest $2.5bn in high-speed rail expansion

August 26, 2016 - 22:36

US vice president Joe Biden announces plans to lend railway operator Amtrak $2.45bn (£1.86bn) to expand services and make upgrades. >> read more
Pawn addiction

August 26, 2016 - 22:25

As designer handbags receive record prices at auction, women are increasingly taking them to pawn shops to borrow money against them. >> read more
Building a community restaurant in Botswana

August 26, 2016 - 22:23

Despite the often frustrating employment situation for young Botswanans, one young entrepreneur is ploughing ahead while remaining thoroughly rooted in his community. >> read more
Ben & Jerry's recalls Cookie Dough ice cream batches

August 26, 2016 - 21:50

Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's recalls tubs of one of its best-selling products over concern they may contain small pieces of metal. >> read more
Volkswagen to pay US dealers hit by emissions scandal

August 26, 2016 - 19:22

Germany's Volkswagen tells a US court that it plans to compensate car dealers in America hit by the diesel emissions scandal. >> read more
Prada seeks younger customers in bid for growth

August 26, 2016 - 17:34

Italian luxury fashion group Prada predicts a return to growth as it seeks to connect with younger customers through online sales and flexible pricing. >> read more
Fed's Yellen says case for rate hike has strengthened

August 26, 2016 - 16:39

The case for raising US interest rates has "strengthened", the head of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen says. >> read more
WhatsApp and Facebook data sharing plan being investigated

August 26, 2016 - 16:20

The UK's Information Commissioner (ICO) is looking into WhatsApp's decision to share more data with parent company Facebook. >> read more
Sir Richard Branson 'thought he would die' in bike crash

August 26, 2016 - 15:33

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson says he thought he was "going to die" after crashing his bike on the Caribbean island of Virgin Gorda. >> read more
Three men charged with horsemeat sales fraud

August 26, 2016 - 15:24

Three men have been charged with fraud for allegedly conspiring to sell horsemeat as beef. >> read more

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