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Carlos Slim Helu, Mexican telecoms mogul

Billionaire Carlos Slim calls for three-day working week

Employees should work three days a week, for 11 hours until they reach their 70s

Carl Icahn letter to Apple: 'Stock trading at half price'

Activist investor argues stock is 'dramatically undervalued'

Lego ends Shell collaboration after Greenpeace protest video goes viral

Toymaker ends £68 m deal after coming under pressure from environment group which accused it of "letting children down"

Apple shares jump after Carl Icahn teases 'interesting' letter for Tim Cook

Activist investor spent much of last year pushing for a  $150 billion buyback- but eventually surrendered

Poundworld's 'everything £1' slogan banned by watchdog after £3 item is spotted by shopper

ASA rules "everything £1" claim was misleading after eagle-eyed shopper spots £3 and £8.99 items

Yahoo axes more than 300 jobs in India as Marissa Mayer pushes ahead with restructuring

Mayer pushes ahead with restructuring as Starboard Value piles on pressure to slash costs at Yahoo

Warren Buffett on Hillary Clinton 2016: 'She will run and win the White House'

Buffett backed Clinton in 2008 and he's now betting she'll win the White House in 2016

SodaStream shares collapse after company warns of weak results as consumers ditch fizzy drinks for healthier options

Israeli fizzy drinks maker says it has taken on brand shift towards health and wellness

Ebola virus outbreak threatens cocoa production in West Africa

 Ivory Coast is the region's top producer of cocoa

Nestle traders bet rising cocoa prices and Ebola fears will hit profits

Maker of KitKat due to report third quarter earnings next week

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Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London