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Trader kept Libor 'artificially high'

The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial tried to influence other banks to manipulate the key benchmark rate, a court hears.

Tax allowances to track minimum wage

Future increases in the income tax personal allowance will be linked to rises in the national minimum wage, the government announces.

Government to cut £10bn of red tape

The Queen's Speech outlines a bill that plans to cut red tape, potentially saving British business at least £10bn.

CBS 'probably' in Apple TV deal

The chief executive of CBS says the US TV network will 'probably' sign a deal with Apple TV.

Aer Lingus bid 'compelling' says IAG

IAG head Willie Walsh calls his company's takeover offer for Aer Lingus "compelling" as the airline group seeks support for the bid from Ryanair.

Rural areas see fastest income rise

People living in the Scottish Borders see the fastest rise in disposable incomes of anywhere in the UK, according to new figures from the ONS.

EU-Swiss deal targets tax evasion

The EU and Switzerland have signed an agreement to prevent EU residents from hiding money in Swiss banks, the European Commission says.

Irn Bru maker reports flat sales

Soft drinks firm AG Barr reports a 1.1% fall in sales amid a "competitive and volatile" market.

De La Rue shares hit as profits fall

Shares in banknote printer De La Rue tumble almost 9% after reporting a fall in profits and a cut in its payout to shareholders.

FTSE 100 ends the day strongly

The FTSE 100 finishes the day strongly on hopes of a Greece deal and mergers and acquisitions activity.

AdBlock Plus wins again in court

The makers of an advert-blocking browser plug-in defeat a second attempt to ban their product this year.

SpaceX cleared for military launches

The US Air Force clears billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch military and spy satellites.

Poster family warns over stock images

A family whose image was used in a poster campaign by the group opposing gay marriage in the Republic of Ireland say they were "naive" about stock photography websites.

Parking fines make record profit

Scottish councils have made a record profit from parking charges and fines, figures from the RAC Foundation show.

VIDEO: China to boost navy's capability

China outlines a plan to boost the capability of its navy amid tension over disputed areas of the South China Sea.

VIDEO: Hong Kong's computer coding classes

School children these days no longer just have to learn traditional subjects such as English, Maths or Sciences. They are also expected to acquire computer skills and in some cases, programming knowledge.

VIDEO: Ryanair: 'We've listened and improved'

Budget airline Ryanair has reported a 66% rise in profits for the year to the end of March of €867m (£614m; $948m)

VIDEO: Where does Crossrail waste earth go?

The BBC's Andrew Bomford finds out where the millions of tonnes of earth go that have been excavated during the cross rail project.

VIDEO: Plan to transform Indonesia's homes

Indonesia's government is launching an ambitious program to try to build one million homes before the end of the year.

VIDEO: Global trade talks 'can be revived'

WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo explains why he's hopeful about global trade talks.

VIDEO: Anti-austerity votes shake Spain

The governing People's Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.

VIDEO: What's the future of high street banks?

The BBC's Steph McGovern reports on whether there is still a need for banks to have a high street presence, as people can access their account and perform most of their transactions online or over the phone.

Strike changes: what do they mean?

How tough will the new voting rules be?

How will the new Right to Buy work?

How will the new Right to Buy actually work?

Hong Kong children learn to code after school

Hong Kong kids get private lessons

Will truckers lose out to software?

Is the lorry driver of the future a piece of software?

Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

The fallout from financial crises

The impact of economic crises on everyday lives

Hyundai offers Google Android in cars

South Korea's Hyundai becomes the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system in its Sonata model.

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