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Plenty of demand for planes, but is there enough airspace?
Tackling South Africa's youth unemployment crisis
The US winemaker who says that thanks to his automated wine-making machine anyone can now make decent wine at home.
Chancellor George Osborne is to order an independent inquiry into how Paul Flowers was deemed a suitable chairman of the Co-op Bank.
Federal Reserve officials say they aim to trim the central bank's stimulus efforts in the near future, minutes from their October meeting reveal.
World's leading carmakers show off their latest designs
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and third wife Wendi Deng agree on the terms of a divorce to end their 14-year marriage, in an undisclosed settlement.
Japanese carmaker Toyota says it is looking to start commercial sales of fuel cell powered cars by 2015.
The energy firm Npower sells some of its subsidiaries to Telecom Plus, that trades as Utility Warehouse, for £218m.
US consumer prices fall 0.1% in October as petrol prices drop, the US Labor Department says.
Co-op Bank inquiry feels like quite a big moment
The Elvis Presley brand has been sold to the company that already has the rights to the image of Marilyn Monroe.
A games company agrees to a $1m (£620.000) settlement to resolve allegations it broke the law by installing Bitcoin-generating code on its users' PCs.
The UK economy is in a sustained recovery and does not face major inflation risks, according to the Bank of England's latest minutes.
Japan's exports see their biggest annual rise for three years thanks to a weak yen and improving global demand.
A plan to allow people to run shorter "name.uk" websites rather than "name.co.uk" or other variants has been resurrected and will begin next year.
Investment demand for gold is tapering off in Western countries but remains strong in India, despite government controls.
US bank JP Morgan agrees to a record $13bn (£8bn) settlement with US regulators for misleading investors during the housing crisis.
In South Africa 70% of under 35 year olds are out of work - but some surprising initiatives are springing up as Lerato Mbele reports.
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