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As the UK marks National Sickie Day, the Money Advice Service explains sick pay rights for workers.
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Qatar Airways launches "the longest current non-stop commercial route" - but there's more to it than that.
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The airline says its fares have fallen "faster than initially planned" amid increasing competition.
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Half of small and medium sized firms will increase prices due to the weak pound, a survey finds.
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Increasing the water table under arable peatland can help boost yields and the amount of carbon stored in the soil, a study says.
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The boss of a building society says customers will be helped when switching from abolished accounts.
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Market value
06 Feb 2017 0:56:47
BBC News visits the winner of "Britain's Favourite Market" to see how these community cornerstones are coping in the competitive world of modern retail.
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High security
06 Feb 2017 0:41:38
Francisco Fernandez and software firm Avaloq are key to the security of millions of bank accounts.
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All in the name?
06 Feb 2017 0:38:39
"Adam Henton" was offered three times more job interviews than "Mohamed Allam", a BBC study finds.
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Scientists say a pest that destroys maize is spreading rapidly across Africa and could reach Asia and the Mediterranean in the next few years.
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Illustrious light bulbs
06 Feb 2017 0:21:04
Once too precious to use, now too cheap to notice – the significance of the light bulb is profound.
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Paul Symington, head of the Symington Family Estates port wine business, shares his business secrets.
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Unlocking car parks
06 Feb 2017 0:12:42
The Australian app that frees up parking spaces owned by hotels and offices for the public.
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The Australian app that frees up parking spaces owned by hotels and offices for the public.
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About 23,000 more families wrongly stripped of tax credits will have cases reviewed, government says.
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Volkswagen faces its first legal action in Germany from a big corporate client over the diesel scandal.
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Minimum tenancies and a drive to build more rental homes will be part of ministers' housing strategy.
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Work to preserve the crumbling birthplace of radar is to get under way later this year.
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The rhino found on a Norfolk beach dates back about 700,000 years.
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Private operators are being restricted in how they can improve services, a report says.
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A Labour government would impose a cap on energy price rises, says shadow chancellor John McDonnell.
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Nasa releases a video of the ISS crew preparing to watch the Super Bowl from 250 miles above Earth.
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Snapchat star
04 Feb 2017 2:28:09
Tanner Fox, a vlogger who is a star on YouTube and Snapchat, explains how he makes money from social media.
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The small groups of savers making an big impact on the national economy.
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Flip-flopping shoppers
03 Feb 2017 2:35:14
Data shows declining sales on the High Street due to the abandonment of seasonal shopping patterns.
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