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Unusual weather in the Western US has caused an apparent "swap" in weather systems between Arizona and Washington State.
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Mobile phone company EE has introduced a 50p charge for jumping the queue on customer service calls, angering some customers.
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German energy giant RWE has recorded a fall in profits while its UK arm, Npower, says it is getting on top of late billing problems in the UK.
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The Latvia-based social network - notoriously linked to teenage suicides - has been taken over, with the founders leaving the firm.
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A battery tattoo powered by perspiration has been unveiled by chemists in California.
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Asda said sales and market share for the last 10 weeks increased, but giant US owner Wal-Mart cut its profit forecast.
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The first half of 2014 was the most popular period ever for tourism into the UK, the Office for National Statistics finds.
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Guinea declares a national health emergency as it battles to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 1,000 people.
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A German company has an innovative approach to holiday email - it just deletes all of it. Good idea?
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Berlin's city authority bans the mobile taxi app Uber on passenger safety grounds, threatening the firm with a fine if it ignores the ban.
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The video for the latest Michael Jackson single is premiered on Twitter as the social network outlines plans to make money from clips on its service.
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The number of UK homes repossessed during the Spring fell, but households have been warned to prepare for rate rises, lenders have said.
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Bargains galore as record business closes after 50 years
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Mexico's energy reform divides opinion
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The UK's economic recovery is unlikely to be export driven as its biggest trading partner is "dead in the water", a Bank of England policymaker has said.
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Network equipment giant Cisco Systems announces plans to cut 6,000 jobs after its fourth quarter profits slip by 1% to £2.2bn
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Collaboration between the US and Russia on the International Space Station (ISS) could be jeopardised as tensions between the two nations create political disputes.
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UK construction firm Carillion sweetens its takeover offer for rival Balfour Beatty, arguing there is 'powerful strategic logic' in a merger.
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The Football Supporters Federation march on the Premier League's headquarters to highlight the high price of tickets.
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A rise in the tax-free personal allowance to £12,500 during the next Parliament is proposed by the Liberal Democrats.
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South Korea's central bank cuts its key lending rate for the first time in 15 months to boost growth at home.
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The eurozone's two largest economies, France Germany, both perform worse than expected in the second quarter of 2014.
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The housing market "paused for breath" across the UK in July and went into reverse in London, surveyors say.
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The world's biggest maker of personal computers, Lenovo, sees a 23% jump in net profit as laptop sales outperform industry average.
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A looming crisis in space?
14 Aug 2014 0:32:55
How does Ukraine crisis affect US-Russian co-operation in space?
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