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Peugeot Citroen is raided by anti-fraud investigators as part of ongoing investigations on pollutants in the car industry.
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The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, renews its effort to circumnavigate the globe, leaving Hawaii to fly across the Pacific Ocean to San Francisco.
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Volkswagen to offer "substantial compensation" and car buy-back deals in the US as part of a settlement of the diesel emissions scandal.
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It's true: talking about menstruation makes many people uncomfortable. And that taboo has consequences: in India, three out of every 10 girls don't even know what menstruation is at the time of their first period, and restrictive customs related to periods inflict psychological damage on young girls. Growing up with this taboo herself, Aditi Gupta knew she wanted to help girls, parents and teachers talk about periods comfortably and without shame. She shares how she did it.
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Pensioners who decide to sell an annuity retirement income face significant risks - such as running out of money in old age, the City watchdog says.
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Cash-strapped pensioner Jack Smith, 81, took his plea for a job to his local paper after getting a series of rejections.
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The ground convulsion resulting from North Korea's underground nuclear bomb test in January has been mapped by Europe's Sentinel-1a radar satellite.
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A group of world leaders and international finance chiefs has urged the world to rapidly expand the pricing of carbon pollution.
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UK government prepared to take stake of up to 25% in Tata Steel's UK operations to support sale.
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The European Central Bank keeps its key interest rates unchanged, as expected, a month after it announced fresh stimulus measures.
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What exactly has Mitsubishi Motors done wrong?
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More people are switching current accounts - but the total remains a tiny fraction of the market, latest figures show.
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A group of high-profile bosses and investment experts says executive pay in the UK needs an overhaul "to restore confidence in a system widely seen as broken".
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Retail sales volumes fell 1.3% last month compared with February, official figures show, but were 2.7% higher than a year earlier.
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A "late surge" among landlords aiming to beat a stamp duty rise led to a big jump in mortgage lending and property sales in March, lenders say.
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The Government borrows £74bn in the year to March, £1.8bn more than George Osborne's borrowing target.
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The first significant step to putting the Paris Climate Agreement into practice will take place at the UN on Friday when over 150 nations are expected to formally sign the deal.
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The London market is little changed in early trade but shares in Sky slip after its latest trading update.
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Bookmaker Ladbrokes says this year's Cheltenham Festival was its "worst in living memory" and confirms it will pay out £3m if Leicester win the Premier League.
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Sky wins 177,000 new customers in the three months to March, 160,000 fewer than the previous quarter.
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Japanese officials raid an office of Mitsubishi Motors following the revelation on Wednesday that it had falsified its fuel economy data.
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The Jockey Club, which operates 15 racecourses, including Aintree, Epsom Downs, Cheltenham and Newmarket, posts record annual turnover for 2015.
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MPs, councillors and civil servants suspected of corruption are to be targeted as part of anti-money laundering measures proposed by Home Secretary Theresa May.
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Mitsubishi shares untraded in Japan following an overwhelming number of sell orders.
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Yum Brands, owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, reports an 8% rise in profit, boosted by better-than-expected sales at its restaurants in China.
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