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A ban on sending leftover food to landfill is needed to move away from a 'throwaway society', say MPs.
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Bill Gates calls for an improved audit of international aid in Africa, to ensure it achieves its aims.
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4% but the UK's forecast is raised.
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Bad weather left a Kent pub without power over Christmas, the landlord has been compensated for loss of earnings as power companies change the rules on payments for people whose power is cut off
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Europe's Rosetta probe has acquired new images of the comet it is chasing through space.
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Only a third of "nuisance" calls are blocked by a service that allows individuals to opt-out of marketing calls, research has found.
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Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.
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The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.
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Burning wood to fuel power stations can create as many harmful carbon emissions as burning coal, according to a government report.
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Standard Chartered bank has backed its chief executive and chairman after media reports that they are under pressure to stand down.
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Nasa is asking for help to get data back from future science missions orbiting Mars or roaming its surface.
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Earnings at the US car maker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.
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Alston Network, a UK subsidiary of the giant French engineering group Alstom, has been charged with corruption by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
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More than 1,200 jobs are lost from Solihull-based car parts firm Unipart Automotive as it goes into administration.
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Hundreds of thousands of people have a week to renew their tax credits or face losing the payments, HM Revenue and Customs says.
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The unemployment rate in Spain falls below 25% for the first time in two years, as the economy begins to grow.
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Ricardo Salgado, the former boss of the troubled Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo (BES) is arrested in Lisbon.
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The website of the European Central Bank has been hacked, with personal information stolen, but the bank says no market sensitive data was compromised.
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Building work is completed on the tallest skyscraper in the City of London.
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The volume of goods sold in the UK's shops, stores and supermarkets continues to grow, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
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LG Electronics sees a big jump in second quarter profit, due to turnaround in its mobile phone division.
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South Korea unveils a $40bn stimulus package to help boost the economy after the latest figures show a slowdown in growth.
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London Market Report
24 Jul 2014 8:09:35
Shares in Kingfisher and Easyjet fall after disappointing earnings updates.
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Google will meet data regulators from across the EU to discuss the implications of the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.
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The timing of when a girl reaches puberty is controlled by hundreds of genes, say scientists.
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