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Pluto would appear to have glaciers of nitrogen ice, the latest pictures from the New Horizons probe suggest.
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Scientists have developed what they're describing as a bomb proof material that could be a major step forward in aircraft security.
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A new system that contains the explosion of bombs smuggled onto aircraft has been successfully tested.
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Online retailer Amazon shares have surged almost 15% after it posted an unexpected profit on Thursday.
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Car giant Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million vehicles in the US after security researchers showed that one of its cars could be hacked.
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Seventy thousand years ago, our human ancestors were insignificant animals, just minding their own business in a corner of Africa with all the other animals. But now, few would disagree that humans dominate planet Earth; we've spread to every continent, and our actions determine the fate of other animals (and possibly Earth itself). How did we get from there to here? Historian Yuval Noah Harari suggests a surprising reason for the rise of humanity.
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Renowned author and restaurateur Emma Chen explains whether you should ever knock a bowl with a chopstick, and whether using a fork in a Chinese restaurant is ok.
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Comedian Colm O'Regan takes a look at how some people got very rich in the US in the 19th Century - but most didn't.
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What is it about Zambia that draws so many Chinese firms and people to it? The BBC's Kennedy Gondwe has been finding out.
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The Treasury lobbied financial regulators to limit compensation for businesses that were mis-sold interest rates products, the BBC has learned.
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From Mandarin lessons in schools to fridge companies, the BBC's Lerato Mbele takes a closer look at the relationship between the countries.
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How our emotions and biometrics could change the way advertising works.
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Shares in UK mining firm Lonmin plunge as its announces 6,000 jobs cuts in South Africa as it scales back its operations due to the falling price of platinum.
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When people want their broken down motorbikes and scooters mended in India, many go to a mechanic. But one firm is trying to encourage the two-wheeler specialist market.
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Indian vineyards are now making their own sparkling wine, so is it a threat to French champagne? Simon Atkinson met India’s ambassador for champagne, Rajiv Singhal.
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We've been to meet one woman running her own manufacturing plant near the city of Pune. Satya Vadlamani is the managing director of Murli Krishna Pharma.
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Four of the big six energy firms saw complaint levels rise at the start of 2015, according to Citizens Advice.
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Visa's chief executive has lambasted Fifa for "not living up to standards" and "lack of awareness" of the seriousness of charges of corruption against it.
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Nikkei's FT purchase thrusts it into global media spotlight
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The UK housing market "is beginning to hot up again" as mortgage approvals rose by 8% in a year, a banking body says.
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A US regulator launches an investigation into whether drinks company Diageo has been shipping excess stocks to customers to boost results.
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Iran is hoping the nuclear deal it struck with six world powers will help turn the country into a global tourism hotspot.
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Engineers and physicists have discovered a property of silicon which could aid the development of faster computers.
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As Amazon announces better-than-expected sales figures, Michelle Fleury explains how the company has become so profitable.
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Bookmakers Ladbrokes has announced it plans to merge with Gala Coral in a deal expected to create the country's biggest betting shop chain.
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