18 December 2014 Last updated at 20:25

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British Airways owner IAG says that Irish carrier Aer Lingus has rejected its takeover offer.


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Poor treatment of workers in the Chinese factories which make Apple products is discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.

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Switzerland's National Bank will bring in a negative interest rate cutting the value of any money left on deposit in the country.

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