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Are the best days behind Apple's smartphone?
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Shares on Wall Street close down, hurt by the slide in the price of oil.
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European Central Bank President Mario Draghi fights critics, insisting the bank's policies will help to raise inflation.
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The secretary bird kicks snakes to death with a strike that packs five times the bird's own weight in a fraction of a second, scientists say.
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UK researchers measure the power in the strike of the secretary bird, which hunts by kicking.
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Have you wondered why politicians aren't what they used to be, why governments seem unable to solve real problems? Economist Yanis Varoufakis, the former Minister of Finance for Greece, says that it's because you can be in politics today but not be in power -- because real power now belongs to those who control the economy. He believes that the mega-rich and corporations are cannibalizing the political sphere, causing financial crisis. In this talk, hear his dream for a world in which capital and labor no longer struggle against each other, "one that is simultaneously libertarian, Marxist and Keynesian."
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How Israel is embracing veganism
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The introduction of all-day breakfasts in the US helps McDonald's sales rise 5% in the fourth quarter.
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Why HMRC has cut a tax deal with Google
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A report from the think tank Centre for Cities finds that Hull has the lowest average weekly wage in the UK, of £376.
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The Zika virus is likely to spread across nearly all of the Americas, the World Health Organization has warned.
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UK factories have seen only limited signs of a recovery in exports amid "global uncertainty", the CBI says.
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Oil prices tumble again on Monday, as Opec calls for co-operation from oil producing nations outside the organisation.
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Why do sperm whales die in the North Sea?
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Explorer Henry Worsley dies after suffering exhaustion and dehydration during a solo attempt to cross Antarctica.
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Taxpayers required to complete their tax return before a 31 January deadline will be given extra time if they were affected by floods that hit the UK.
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Do claims about Britain's broadband infrastructure, made by a Conservative MP, stack up?
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Big Boy, a funnel-web spider with a leg span of 10cm, is the largest specimen ever handed in to Australia's only venom-milking programme.
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Russia's economy contracted by 3.7% in 2015, according to preliminary figures published by the country's statistics service.
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London shares open moderately higher before giving up those early gains to trade flat.
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B&Q-owner Kingfisher announces a push to increase annual pre-tax profits by £500m within five years and return £600m to shareholders.
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There was a rise in the number of council workers suspended last year after being accused of breaking social media rules.
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Jamal Edwards, founder of the SBTV YouTube channel, offers the business advice he wishes he had had when he started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.
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Four key Twitter executives are to leave the company as the social network continues its attempt to turn around its fortunes.
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Will extending maternity leave help keep Indian women in work?
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