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The Bank of England keeps the benchmark UK interest rate at 0.5%, more than six years after it first cut the rate to its current record low.
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Parts of the UK face soaring levels of air pollution on Friday, prompting heath warnings for vulnerable people.
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Computer malware hidden in fake invoices is being used to steal businesses' banking details, investigations have found.
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The UK trade deficit widened in February by more than expected, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
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AT&T has been fined $25m (£17m) over breaches of customer data at call centres in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines.
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The eurozone says Greece has only six working days to come up with a revised list of reforms to seal a deal on its next rescue bailout.
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Shares in Asian commodity giant Noble tumble after the company is targeted in a new report by US short-seller Muddy Waters.
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Scientists are hoping to find out more about elusive basking sharks by tagging them in waters off Cornwall.
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Greece is expected to make a repayment to the IMF of around €450m on Thursday - but could it push the country into default?
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The FTSE 100 index rises in early trade, with Burberry the top riser following speculation that it could be a bid target.
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The first new design of electricity pylon in almost 90 years has been erected at a test site in Nottinghamshire.
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UK house prices rose by 0.4% in March compared with the previous month but the annual rate of property price growth slowed, the Halifax says.
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French air traffic controllers are continuing a strike for a second day, with hundreds of flights cancelled.
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Three new studies resolve some of the inconsistencies in our understanding of the Moon's birth, including the violent impact that started the process.
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An Indian court finds the founder of Satyam Computers and nine others guilty in one of the country's biggest corporate scandals.
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The Co-operative Group says it made a profit of £124m last year, helped by its food and funerals businesses performing "robustly".
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There could be up to 100 billion barrels of oil onshore beneath the South of England, says exploration firm UK Oil & Gas.
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Scientists in Dallas, Texas, have excavated a 100 million-year-old dinosaur fossil discovered by five-year-old Wylie Brys while playing with his father.
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A class action suit against Facebook, brought by 25,000 users who allege violations of European privacy laws, is due to begin in a court in Austria later.
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Shares in Asia were mostly up on Wednesday following markets in the US which closed slightly higher.
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The number of tourists visiting Hong Kong from mainland China has fallen dramatically in recent weeks, reports Juliana Liu.
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Much of the global growth in the retail fashion market is being driven by China, but are middle class consumers ignoring home-grown designer talent?
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Australian small firms swap bricks and mortar for wheels
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Troubled game maker Zynga says Mark Pincus will return to lead the company he founded.
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US markets close slightly higher after the Fed's latest minutes show the central bank was torn over an interest rate rise.
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