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Figures show that 50,000 social housing tenants have been forced to move out of their London boroughs in the last three years, as councils struggle with the cost of re-housing them locally.
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South Africa's mining industry tells the government a dispute over claims that companies have failed black ownership rules will be settled in court.
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Low oil prices and weak spending force the Russian economy to shrink in the first quarter.
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The nine women in this chorus have all been sentenced to life in prison. They share a moving song about their experiences — one that reveals their hopes, regrets and fears. "I'm not an angel," sings one, "but I'm not the devil." Filmed at an independent TEDx event inside Muncy State Prison, it's a rare and poignant look inside the world of people imprisoned with no hope of parole.
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Fighting in Yemen left thousands of resident Indians with no choice but to return home.
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Until a maritime territorial dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast is resolved, drilling for new oil reserves must stop, says the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.
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Solomon King Benge, founder of Fundi Bots, explains why he started his technology enterprise teaching robotics in Uganda.
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Dozens of British beaches and lakes are at risk of failing to meet tougher European water quality standards this summer.
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Why are there so few Chinese people running India’s Chinese food scene?
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Only about 3% of India's seven million foreign visitors last year were from China.
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In Zambia the local furniture and timber industries are fighting for survival against cheap, high quality imported products.
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The deep-water opah becomes the first fish known to regulate its own temperature, using heat from its flapping fins to warm its heart and brain.
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US private equity firm TPG has bought bargain retailer Poundworld, which began as a market stall in 1974.
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Right across Nigeria people are struggling with a fuel shortage that is causing major disruption.
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Roy Taylor will cross 68 miles of the Trans Pennine Trail in his wheelchair to help raise money to "get rid of obstacles" to give the disabled greater access to the countryside.
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Millions of people over the age of 65 are being urged to sign up for so-called pensioner bonds before Friday evening's deadline
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UK construction picked up in March, suggesting that the sector is recovering from a slow start to the year.
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Fashion retailer New Look has been bought by a South African billionaire in a deal worth almost £800m.
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Are black cabs already under threat?
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A massive eel caught by fishermen off the coast of Devon narrowly misses the British record.
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Hornby will relaunch its range of Thomas the Tank Engine model railway sets to mark the character's 70th anniversary.
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Network Rail workers are to stage a 24-hour strike from 5pm on Monday 25 May in row over pay, the RMT union says.
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SABMiller has agreed to acquire Meantime Brewing Company, a craft brewer based in Greenwich, London.
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The Indian prime minister's visit to China is not just focused on trade with each other - but also with the region and its transport links.
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Taiwan is facing its worst drought in 67 years, with the island reservoirs at dangerously low levels - water is rationed and power could be next.
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