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Mobile phone consumers in India are being bombarded with low-priced smart devices.
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Western Australia's shark cull is to be halted after the state's environmental regulator advised against it, citing "scientific uncertainty".
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Former Sainsbury's boss Justin King warns an independent Scotland will mean rising prices, put investment at risk, and affect Scottish food producers.
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In a shantytown in Rio De Janeiro, a British-backed scientific initiative harnesses the energy we generate in our daily lives to light up a football pitch.
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The brain is still active while we asleep, say scientists, who found people were able to classify words according to their meaning during their slumber.
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Yahoo says the US government "threatened" to fine it $250,000 a day if the search giant failed to hand over user data.
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A robot unveiled today at the British Science Festival will be loading dishwashers next year, its developers claim.
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Armenia's global publicity campaign
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How business is saving water to save all of our futures
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Why might banks want re-domicile from Scotland to England?
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Some of the UK's leading retailers have suggested they would have to raise their prices in an independent Scotland, as Robert Peston reports.
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Argentina's Congress passes a bill designed to defy a US court ruling that pushed the country into default in July
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A giant fossil, unearthed in the Sahara desert, has given scientists an unprecedented look at Spinosaurus - the largest-known carnivorous dinosaur.
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RBS has confirmed it will relocate its registered headquarters to London if Scotland votes for independence - Kamal Ahmed reports on the possible impact on business of a Yes vote.
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US electronics retailer RadioShack says that it is in talks to restructure the firm but warns that if an investment is not secured soon, it could be forced to declare bankruptcy.
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How much do you know about the world? Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long pointer), demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you think you know. Play along with his audience quiz — then, from Hans’ son Ola, learn 4 ways to quickly get less ignorant.
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How important is the financial sector to Scotland's economy?
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Tottenham Hotspur's owners deny press speculation of a takeover amid delays over the construction of their new stadium.
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Nine million private tenants in the UK could be given extra protection from landlords who try to evict them.
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The chief executive of the Italian oil and natural gas company ENI is under investigation over possible international corruption charges.
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A man who was never a customer of the energy giant Npower was threatened with a bill of £5,600, but has now won his legal action after a two year battle.
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The supermarket chain Morrisons has reported a fall in half year profits of just over 30% as it feels the effects of cutting prices to win back shoppers.
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The BBC's Economics Editor Robert Peston analyses RBS's announcement that it would relocate its registered headquarters if Scotland votes for independence.
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Prices in Scottish branches of John Lewis and Waitrose may be more expensive than the rest of the UK if the country votes Yes to independence.
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A Yes vote in Scotland would raise business risks, John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield says
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