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BBC Business News
- Hope of tax hike delay lifts Japan stocks
Mon, 30 May 2016 08:22:20 GMT
Japanese shares are trading higher on Monday, on hopes the government will delay a planned hike in the nation's sales tax.
- Sugar tax will 'hit poorest hardest'
Mon, 30 May 2016 02:10:03 GMT
The proposed sugar tax will "hit the poorest families hardest" and should be scrapped, the Taxpayers' Alliance says.
- Most expensive UK seaside towns named
Mon, 30 May 2016 00:32:32 GMT
The UK's most expensive seaside town is Sandbanks in Dorset, with the average house price there nearly £665,000, according to a report.
- VIDEO: How one man financed his dream trip
Mon, 30 May 2016 00:25:18 GMT
How Gary Goodlander - known as 'Cap'n Fatty' financed his dream to sail around the world.
- Too tainted? Businesses called 'Isis'
Mon, 30 May 2016 00:17:39 GMT
The businesses struggling with the Isis brand
- Crocodile snatches woman night swimmer
Mon, 30 May 2016 08:18:07 GMT
A woman is feared dead after a crocodile attack in Australia's Daintree National Park.
- 'Final assault' on Falluja begins
Mon, 30 May 2016 08:13:43 GMT
The Iraqi army says it has begun an operation to storm Falluja, a stronghold of so-called Islamic State (IS), with reports of fierce clashes.
- Kidnapped Mexico footballer Pulido freed
Mon, 30 May 2016 08:09:43 GMT
International football player Alan Pulido has been rescued in north-east Mexico hours after his kidnapping, officials say.
- Prisoner ?trapped? in jail for 10 years
Mon, 30 May 2016 07:54:57 GMT
The prisoner who is 10 years into a 10-month jail sentence
- VIDEO: Staying still at work 'as bad as smoking'
Mon, 30 May 2016 07:52:00 GMT
New data suggests more than half of us only go for a walk at work when we need the toilet.