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Morrisons, the UK's fourth largest supermarket chain, says it will launch online shopping by January 2014 after agreeing a tie-up with Ocado.
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Spain records its first monthly trade surplus in more than 40 years as demand for imports dries up.
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Turkish bond yields have hit new lows as investors greeted Moody's increase in the country's credit rating to investment grade.
The Jockey Club hits its £15m Racecourse Bond target and extends the application window until 28 May.
Car sales across Europe rose in April for the first time in 18 months, helped by strong demand in the UK and by the early Easter break.
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Sina, which runs China's biggest micro-blogging site, sees losses narrow in the first three months of the year as revenues rise.
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Dell reports a 79% fall in quarterly profits to $130m (£85m) amid falling computer sales and a takeover battle.
Glencore Xstrata shareholders vote to appoint Tony Hayward, BP's former chief executive, as interim chairman to replace Sir John Bond.
The internet giant Google has been challenged by MPs over the way it reports its income for tax.
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Fifa president Sepp Blatter believes it is "not rational" to play the 2022 World Cup in the summer heat of Qatar.
More than 4,500 jobs are to be created as the final venue to be permanently based in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has its future secured.
Inflation in both the 17-strong eurozone bloc and the US falls to its lowest level in years.
The world's biggest retailer Wal-Mart, which owns the UK chain Asda, says profits in the three months to April nudged higher.
Japanese car manufacturer Honda will return to Formula 1 in 2015 as engine suppliers to the McLaren team.