Gabrielle Ortiz.
E-cigarettes should be marketed as a tobacco deterrent, not the skinny jeans of the inhalation industry
By Vickie Morrish - 26 September 12:00

Lorillard's "Blu" e-cigarettes are being sold as the latest vogue nicotine product, when really they should be presented as an attractive way of cutting down.

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Denying climate change is worse than spreading the usual kind of conspiracy theory: it costs lives
By Mehdi Hasan - 26 September 11:00

Worse than the dottiest 9/11 conspiracy theorists, climate-change deniers — from our Tory Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, to the US senator James Inhofe — are dawdling as the world’s poorest die.

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What Downton Abbey can teach us about dying without a will
By Spears magazine - 26 September 10:08

Where there's a will, there's a way.

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Barclays to withdraw wealth management services in 130 countries
By New Statesman - 26 September 9:34

The banking giant’s move will include job cuts.

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CFTC, FCA fine ICAP £55m over Libor rigging scandal
By New Statesman - 26 September 9:31

The first broking firm to be fined for failings related to the critical benchmark interest rate.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 26 September 9:28

News stories from around the web.

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Are there too many people?
By Felix Martin - 26 September 8:47

Whatever the answer, we need a population policy.

A screenshot from Grand Theft Auto.
Grand Theft Auto V: a giant, targeted missile of satire
By Tom Watson - 25 September 14:36

This game has such market power that it can defy all media attacks and laugh at itself, knowing that millions of us get the joke, says Tom Watson.

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The gold rush for commodities isn't over yet
By Spears magazine - 25 September 11:24

...despite claims the super-cycle is dead.

A priest offering a sacrifice.
Ed Miliband's critics think his energy pledge will make the lights go out. They are wrong
By Alex Andreou - 25 September 10:52

The energy companies are squealing over the Labour leader's proposed freeze on energy prices, warning of blackouts. They ignore the fact that the lights are already going out - for the 4.5 million people living in fuel poverty.

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Dexia agrees to sell asset management unit for €380m
By New Statesman - 25 September 9:50

Dexia Asset Management has €74bn in assets under management.

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Amazon to create more than 1,500 seasonal jobs in UK
By New Statesman - 25 September 9:38

The online retailer plans to hold more products at its fulfilment centres this year.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 25 September 9:11

News stories from around the web.

Prepare to be wrong about Sky
By Spencer Neal - 24 September 15:32

Cheers among the chattering classes.

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Fairfax-led consortium offers to acquire BlackBerry for $4.7bn
By New Statesman - 24 September 9:22

The struggling Canadian smartphone maker can seek superior offers until 4 November 2013.

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Citigroup to cut 1,000 jobs in mortgage business
By New Statesman - 24 September 9:20

Employees in Las Vegas and Irving facilities will be mainly affected.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 24 September 9:07

News stories from around the web.

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Turning off the QE tap is going to be impossible
By Spears magazine - 23 September 12:54

And it's no laughing matter. Try asking the record 20.2 per cent of US households stuck on food stamps.

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Blackberry plans to cut 4,500 jobs
By New Statesman - 23 September 9:48

The smartphone giant anticipates $950m loss in second-quarter.

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China’s manufacturing activity rises in September
By New Statesman - 23 September 9:36

Purchasing Managers Index reaches six-month high.

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Morning Wrap: today's top business stories
By New Statesman - 23 September 9:30

News stories from around the web.

Credit Unions just might have a fighting chance
By Carl Packman - 20 September 17:58

A real ethical alternative?

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We'll all have smart meters by 2020
By Heidi Vella - 20 September 17:47

What's a smart meter?

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The Fed's decision not to taper was a protest
By Nick Beecroft - 20 September 16:36

But do they protest too much?

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The most passive aggressive machine you'll see today
By Caroline Crampton - 20 September 10:54

Meet the lego device that has to have the last word.

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