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Shares of Twitter shoot up, following speculation of a potential deal between the social media company and the private equity firm Silver Lake.
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A new study says that man-made climate change increased the chances of a once in century wet January in southern England in 2014 by 43%.
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Thousands of loan providers in the UK will be required to pay a levy to fund teams tackling illegal money lending, the government has announced.
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Five Chinese airlines are to blacklist unruly passengers amid increasing rowdy behaviour as the country's air travel market grows.
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Computer code is the next universal language, and its syntax will be limited only by the imaginations of the next generation of programmers. Linda Liukas is helping to educate problem-solving kids, encouraging them to see computers not as mechanical, boring and complicated but as colorful, expressive machines meant to be tinkered with. In this talk, she invites us to imagine a world where the Ada Lovelaces of tomorrow grow up to be optimistic and brave about technology and use it to create a new world that is wonderful, whimsical and a tiny bit weird.
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Authorities in Singapore seize numerous bank accounts as part of their investigation into the Malaysia 1MDB scandal.
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An alarming mixture of confusion and fear is blighting the pregnancies of thousands of women across Brazil, writes David Shukman.
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Chemist chain Boots announces that it is cutting between 300 and 350 assistant store manager jobs in the UK.
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Why does Sainsbury's want to buy Argos?
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Why Hollywood is tailoring its panda for a Chinese audience
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A previously unknown population of at least 100 lions is discovered by a wildlife charity in a remote park in north-western Ethiopia.
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A reptile believed to pre-date most species of dinosaur hatches at Chester Zoo after a 38-year wait by conservationists.
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A record 89% of self-assessment taxpayers who filed their return by Sunday's deadline did so online, as many turn their back on paper filing.
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UK scientists win permission to genetically modify human embryos for the first time.
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Premier League football clubs are thought to have spent a record £1bn on transfer fees this season - the deadline for January transfers ends at 11pm tonight.
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Wales should have its own banknotes to give it equal status with Scotland and Northern Ireland, Plaid Cymru has said.
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UK manufacturing achieves a three month high in growth but exports fall in the sector.
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Premier Oil's shares more than double in value in early trading after a deal to buy E.On's UK North Sea assets was amended.
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Shares in London reverses early gains, hurt by losses for shares in insurance firms and oil companies.
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A government minister has insisted that letters sent to women informing them of changes to their state pension age were clear.
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Nigeria is holding talks with the World Bank to help it fund a forecast record $11bn (£7.7bn) budget deficit as it copes with falling oil revenue.
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Rolls-Royce announces a $2.7bn (£1.9bn) order to manufacture and service Boeing 787 Dreamliner engines for Norwegian.
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How the misunderstanding of risk destroyed a shuttle
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Ryanair forecasts a 6% fall in average fares this quarter, to be balanced by 26% growth in traffic.
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BT reports a "standout quarter" with pre-tax profits up 24% to £862m in the three months to the end of December
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