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UK astronaut Tim Peake is preparing to run the distance of the London Marathon on a treadmill in the International Space Station (ISS).
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Thousands of people have protested in the German city of Hannover against a proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal.
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Will Starbucks make it big in South Africa?
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EU nations agree to draw up a blacklist of tax havens in the wake of the Panama Papers leaks.
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Chinese investors are not just buying property in the UK's "Northern Powerhouse" they are helping to build it, too.
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European carmakers have had a rocky week as Volkswagen sets aside billions more for the diesel emissions scandal and German firms agree to recall 630,000 cars.
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Fiat Chrysler is to recall 1.1m vehicles worldwide over fears they may roll away after drivers get out.
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Artist JMW Turner will feature on the new design of the Bank of England's £20 note to enter circulation in 2020.
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McDonald's profits jump by 35% in the first three months of the year helped by the continued popularity of all-day breakfast and cut price offers in the US.
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What happens when you discover a dinosaur? Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara details his unearthing of Dreadnoughtus -- a 77-million-year-old sauropod that was as tall as a house and as heavy as a jumbo jet -- and considers how amazingly improbable it is that a tiny mammal living in the cracks of the dinosaur world could evolve into a sentient being capable of understanding these magnificent creatures. Join him in a celebration of the Earth's geological history and contemplate our place in deep time.
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Wall Street markets were mixed in early trading on Friday, as disappointing earnings from Google's parent, Alphabet, and Microsoft weighed on the tech sector.
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Eurozone finance ministers say they have made progress in talks about the bailout programme for Greece.
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Volkswagen has set aside twice the previous amount it set aside to cover costs related to the diesel emissions scandal to €16.2bn (£12.6bn).
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Government leaders and delegates from around 170 countries have started the process of signing the Paris climate agreement at the UN.
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HSBC asks shareholders to approve a new pay policy for its executive directors in a move that will cut the maximum amount they can earn by 7%.
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A look at Germany's "Reinheitsgebot" or beer purity law, introduced in 1516 by the Duke of Bavaria and still in place today.
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Entrepreneurs in Kenya are harnessing solar energy to provide ordinary Kenyans with power for their homes.
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A young engineer shows the BBC the medical app he has developed for pregnant women.
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Alton Towers operator Merlin Entertainments admits health and safety breaches over a rollercoaster crash which seriously injured five people.
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Tax receipts from offshore oil and gas came to only £35m in the last financial year, according to figures from HM Revenue and Customs.
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The EU’s Sentinel satellite system has begun monitoring six of the biggest glaciers on Earth in near real-time, to check for any changes in behaviour.
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House prices in cities such as Liverpool, Cardiff and Southampton rose sharply in the first three months of the year, a survey suggests.
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Uber has agreed to pay out $100m for its drivers to drop their case claiming employee rights.
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The emissions scandal surrounding Mitsubishi Motors widens as the company says further models may be involved and US regulators reportedly ask for information.
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The London market remains on a losing streak on Friday, continuing the lower trend set overnight in the US.
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