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Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
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How to keep the tax man at bay when you pass it on
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Brazil's election highlights huge economic disparities
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Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm.
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Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will allow Caterham to miss the next two Formula 1 grands prix to focus on finding a buyer.
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After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.
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Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.
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Stags, starlings and more turn out for Autumnwatch
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The European Space Agency releases a short scifi movie to promote its audacious bid to land on a comet next month.
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As founder of the Ig Nobel awards, Marc Abrahams explores the world’s most improbable research. In this thought-provoking (and occasionally side-splitting) talk, he tells stories of truly weird science -- and makes the case that silliness is critical to boosting public interest in science.
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Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.
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Ford reports a sharp fall in profits, largely due to the cost of developing its new F-150 pickup truck.
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Several large Indian companies are developing their own mines in Australia, but environmentalists are concerned for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.
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India's Mahashian Di Hatti (MDH) shows how many Indians' lifestyles are changing - it's now selling pre-packed spices to its customers.
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Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.
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Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
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Tamasin Ford reports on the effects of rapidly rising house prices in Windhoek, Namibia.
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Roderick MacLeod reports on the growing trout farming business in the water-rich African country of Lesotho.
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The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.
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Campaigners start legal action to prevent the government from capturing a family of wild beavers.
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Broadcaster STV submits applications to Ofcom for local television channel licences in Aberdeen, Ayr and Dundee.
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The cost of renting a home in Britain rose by 1% in the year to September, with the fastest growth seen in London and Scotland, official statistics show.
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The economy expanded by 0.7% in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.
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Spirit Pub Company has rejected a takeover offer from cider maker C&C, days after agreeing to recommend a rival offer from Greene King.
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Troubled supermarket Tesco drags down London's benchmark FTSE 100 index for a second day running in early Friday trading.
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