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The US Federal Reserve signals a future rise in interest rates, but says it will wait until the labour market improves, sending stocks higher.
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Feeling the OBR's pain
18 Mar 2015 8:27:53
Why government spending is too complicated for the experts
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A DNA study of Britons shows that, genetically, there is not a unique Celtic group of people in the UK.
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Friday's solar eclipse will present a significant challenge for the UK's electricity network as demand is expected to fall then surge.
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US car giant General Motors is to pull its Opel brand out of Russia after plummeting sales, and significantly cut back Chevrolet production in the economically troubled country.
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The chancellor listed "four major new steps" in his Budget to encourage people to save money.
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As humans, we can perceive less than a ten-trillionth of all light waves. “Our experience of reality,” says neuroscientist David Eagleman, “is constrained by our biology.” He wants to change that. His research into our brain processes has led him to create new interfaces -- such as a sensory vest -- to take in previously unseen information about the world around us.
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The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, have been creating a fabulous show across large parts of the Britain, and across the globe.
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The BBC understands that Nobel-winning structural biologist Venki Ramakrishnan is set to become the next president of the Royal Society.
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The European Commission lays out plans to clamp down on so-called sweetheart tax deals between governments and multinational corporations.
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Chancellor George Osborne has reduced the amount of Budget surplus he is aiming for by the end of the next parliament.
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The headlines of the tax, spending and borrowing announcements in the Budget are explained in a four minute guide.
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What Osborne's statement means for you
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Europe will not be mounting a sample-return mission to an asteroid, having rejected the MarcoPolo concept at the third time of asking.
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The chancellor announces the end of the 'complex, costly and time consuming' annual tax return in his Budget speech.
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The UK government is to establish the largest marine reserve in the world around the Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific.
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MSPs on a Holyrood committee have backed plans to allow fans the right to buy their football clubs.
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The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 102,000 to 1.86 million in the three months to January, official figures show.
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Bank of England policymakers feared that the risk of a strong pound could make low inflation persistent, minutes from their latest meeting show.
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Chancellor George Osborne is expected to take plans for a £1bn tidal lagoon scheme in Swansea a step closer to fruition in the Budget, the BBC understands.
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Building the dome to encapsulate Chernobyl
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Dozens of people are hurt and some 350 people arrested in a protest involving anti-austerity demonstrators in the German city of Frankfurt.
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Spanish fashion giant Inditex reports a 5% rise in annual net profit to €2.5bn, thanks to a recovery in consumer spending.
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End-of-year paper tax returns will be scrapped in favour of online accounts by 2020, the chancellor is expected to announce.
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A 15-year-old has won a competition to design the new £1 coin, which will be in circulation from 2017.
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