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Follow link to see the chairman of the Nobel prize committee calling for the immediate release of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, winner of the 2010 Peace Prize. Video via BBC News - 'Liu Xiaobo must be freed' - Nobel prize committee. Shame on the...

Management speak - don't you just hate it? Emphatically yes, judging by readers' responses to writer Lucy Kellaway's campaign against office jargon. Here, we list 50 of the best worst examples. via BBC NEWS | Magazine | 50 office-speak phrases you love...

Two Fife scientists have developed a new material made from carrots to replace glass fibre found in everything from fishing rods to car parts. via BBC NEWS | Scotland | Edinburgh and East | Rods will be a carrot to the...

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Lord Alan Sugar says business experts can be helpful to government if they are listened to. Speaking to BBC Radio 5 live Victoria Derbyshire Lord Sugar spoke about his own role as Business and Enterprise tsar, and how he was dropped by the Coalition...

Business leaders have said Cornwall can withstand economic shocks well because of its well-known "brand". It comes after research for the BBC ranked Cornwall 38th out of 324 areas in England in terms of having resilient sectors such as agriculture,...

September 6, 2010 | In: Technology

21st Century inventors

Every year the UK generates over 25,000 patents, trademarks, and design rights for new products and services - with the British Library helping inventors protect their ideas and explore the business potential. via BBC News - Audio slideshow: 21st...

Internet sales grew in July at their fastest pace since before the recession, as wet weather encouraged home shopping, a survey suggests. The average UK shopper spent £81 online in July, with promotions and discounts also boosting spending. via BBC...

The head of private equity firm Risk Capital Partners has attacked the BBC for doing business a disservice with shows such as Dragons’ Den and The Apprentice.In today’s Financial Times, Johnson argued that Dragons’ Den is masquerading as factual...

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