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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Journalists check out the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 after its official debut in Detroit When car companies debut the next big thing, it has traditionally happened here at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the mid-western American city that helped launch the …

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Airbus says A380 superjumbo production could end

Image copyright EPA European planemaker Airbus has said it will stop making its A380 “superjumbo” if it does not get any more orders. Sales director John Leahy said Airbus would have to halt the programme if the plane’s main customer, Dubai’s Emirates airline, did not place another order. “But I’m …

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Wales' tech companies attract £115m start-up investments

Image copyright Getty Images Nearly £115m of venture capital investment has been injected into tech start-ups in Wales in the past six years, new figures have revealed. UK tech investment saw a record year in 2017 led by London, according to analytics firm Pitchbook. And it said Wales was benefitting …

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Virgin Trains to resume Daily Mail sales

Image copyright PA Virgin Trains is to reverse its decision to stop selling the Daily Mail on its West Coast services. Virgin Group boss Sir Richard Branson said he instructed the firm to restock the paper while a review takes place. Virgin Trains had said the decision came after “feedback …

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Hard Brexit 'would cost Scots £12.7bn'

Image copyright PA Scotland’s economy could be £12.7bn a year worse off under a so-called hard Brexit, according to analysis by the Scottish government. The figure is contained in a paper on the impact of UK withdrawal from the European Union, to be published later. It calculates the cost to …

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What was the UK's favourite new car colour in 2017?

Image copyright Getty Images Black was the most popular colour for new car buyers in the UK in 2017. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, more than 500,000 black cars (20.3% of new sales) were sold last year. White was the most popular colour in 2016, but …

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Jakarta stock exchange ceiling collapses

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The area has been evacuated and cordoned off by police. An mezzanine ceiling has collapsed at the Jakarta stock exchange building (IDX), with reports that at least a dozen people have been injured. Images on social media show pieces of ceiling and broken furniture in …

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Carillion to go into liquidation

Construction giant Carillion is to take steps to go into liquidation, threatening thousands of jobs This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC …

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'You can run a football club and still wear a dress'

Carolyn Radford went from the world of fashion to be chief executive of League Two football club, Mansfield Town. six years ago It was making deep annual losses and her mission was to stem them. To fit in with the sport’s male-dominated world, she says she first tried to be …

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Softbank plans $18bn share sale of its mobile business

Image copyright Getty Images Japanese giant Softbank is planning to list its mobile phone business in Tokyo and overseas, according to the Nikkei newspaper. The listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and possibly in London aims to raise 2 trillion yen ($18bn; £13.1bn). Softbank confirmed in a statement that the …