BBC News - Business 28 March 2018

Lottery win teen: Did she choose wisely?

Charlie Lagarde took C$1,000 a week for life, rather than a C$1m lump sum, after winning a lottery.

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Shire shares jump after Takeda confirms bid interest

Shares in the UK drugs firm climb as much as 25% as a Japanese rival mulls a possible offer.

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Filling Panini World Cup sticker book estimated at £773

A leading mathematician says it would cost £773 to fill the World Cup Panini sticker album.

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Deposit return scheme: Who would pay?

The plastics industry says a deposit return scheme would mean consumers would have to pay more for drinks.

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Colman's Norwich factory closure in 2019 confirmed

The closure of the factory in Norwich leaves 113 employees at risk of redundancy.

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DFS profit plunges by more than half

The furniture firm reports a fall in half-year sales and profits amid "challenging market conditions".

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Time Out signs lease to open food shop in New York

The events guide and e-commerce platform is further expanding its bricks-and-mortar offering.

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Sky Bet failed to protect vulnerable customers, says watchdog

The firm is to pay £1m after failing to prevent gambling by customers who wanted to stop.

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Facebook privacy settings revamped after scandal

The social network claims the overhaul will make it easier for users to find and edit their data.

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Drinks bottles and can deposit return scheme proposed

A money-back scheme for returning glass, plastic bottles and cans in England is to be introduced.

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Coca-Cola to close Milton Keynes and Northampton sites

The planned closures will affect nearly 300 jobs at sites in Milton Keynes and Northampton.

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The world's toughest place to study

In the ruins of the siege of Eastern Ghouta in Syria there are still students refusing to give up learning.

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