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Farmers in South Africa are using drones to help them increase crop yields.
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The number of overseas visitors to the UK topped four million in July for the first time.
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Ride-hailing app Uber "not fit and proper" to operate in London, transport regulator says.
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The eurozone economy ended the third quarter of the year on a strong note, a survey indicates.
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The town immortalised by 'The Office' is a "prime spot" for jobs and a good quality of life.
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Smiths Group shares drop 4% despite the engineering group reporting a rise in annual profits.
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Analysts say the situation would have to be catastrophic for investors to flee the currency.
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Financial institutions will be required from January to look for accounts of illegal migrants.
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It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year.
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A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours.
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The call of storm petrels are recorded for the first time on islands where rats came ashore from shipwrecks.
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The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the Barbie doll became a million dollar idea.
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Why firms are spending millions to beat each other into orbit
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Invisible threat
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Many firms have no idea how many devices are connected to their networks - a major cyber-security risk.
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The SEC said Wednesday that a breach of its document system may have led to illicit trading.
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Bright sparks
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The fast-growing US solar industry is at odds with itself - and the decision may be left to Trump.
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Sir David Attenborough spoke to the BBC about Zoo Quest, the environment and the planet's future.
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The world's wealthiest woman was suffering from dementia and died peacefully at home, her family say.
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The US measures will target individuals and firms, including banks, that trade with North Korea.
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Theresa May is expected to propose a two year transitional period in her big Brexit speech on Friday.
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DNA from ancient remains is used to reconstruct thousands of years of population history in Africa.
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The idea of plant-eating dinosaurs having a strict vegetarian diet is called into question.
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Science fiction visions of the future show us AI built to replicate how our minds work -- but what if we modeled it instead on the other kinds of intelligence found in nature? Robotics engineer Radhika Nagpal studies the collective intelligence displayed by insects and fish schools, seeking to understand their rules of engagement. In a visionary talk, she presents her work creating artificial collective power and previews a future where swarms of robots work together to build flood barriers, pollinate crops, monitor coral reefs and form constellations of satellites.
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Rating agency Standard & Poor's finds China less credit worthy because of a build up of debts.
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In an unmissable talk about race and politics in America, Theo E.J. Wilson tells the story of becoming Lucius25, white supremacist lurker, and the unexpected compassion and surprising perspective he found from engaging with people he disagrees with. He encourages us to let go of fear, embrace curiosity and have courageous conversations with people who think differently from us. "Conversations stop violence, conversations start countries and build bridges," he says.
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