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A meeting of the world's leading oil producers to discuss capping output and reverse tumbling prices ends without agreement.
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A British Airways plane approaching Heathrow Airport is believed to have been hit by a drone before it landed safely, police say.
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Key countries in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pledge to pursue "growth-friendly" policies to kickstart the slowing world economy.
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The French government is "completely committed" to building the UK's Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, France's economy minister tells the BBC.
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BBC News visits a shop that caters for men, but is proving highly attractive to women.
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An experimental inflatable module has been attached to the International Space Station remotely by a Nasa ground control team.
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The zero-fuel aircraft Solar Impulse is ready to resume its round-the-world challenge following repairs in Hawaii.
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Scientists in Japan say they have developed ultra-thin electronic "skin" that can measure oxygen levels when stuck to the body.
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The English school that unearthed a Soviet space secret
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The way broadband speeds are advertised is misleading and should be changed, a cross-party group of 50 MPs says.
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The mobile operators Vodafone and EE are failing on the basics of customer service, according to the consumer group Which?
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Opec members, together with a few other oil producers, are meeting in Qatar on Sunday to discuss freezing output in an attempt to push up oil prices.
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After years of decline, vinyl records are making a comeback with sales now at their highest for 26 years.
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National Basketball Association teams will be able to sell advertising space on their jerseys starting from the 2017-18 season, the league says.
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Industrial production in the US fell for a second consecutive month in March led by drops in output from mining and car manufacturing.
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Food giant Mars, which makes Dolmio and Uncle Ben's sauces, defends its advice that some products should only be consumed once a week due to high salt, sugar or fat content.
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US cinema chain AMC changes its mind over allowing texting in some of its venues after its plan drew criticism online.
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"Copy editing for The New Yorker is like playing shortstop for a major league baseball team -- every little movement gets picked over by the critics," says Mary Norris, who has played the position for more than thirty years. In that time, she's gotten a reputation for sternness and for being a "comma maniac," but this is unfounded, she says. Above all, her work is aimed at one thing: making authors look good. Explore The New Yorker's distinctive style with the person who knows it best in this charming talk.
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Arsenal star Mathieu Flamini discusses his passion outside football, a biotechnology company that he runs.
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Poster competition to raise awareness about wildlife conservation gains 300 entries from around the world with winners coming from the UK, China and Africa.
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Citigroup economist Michael Saunders will replace Martin Weale as one of the nine members on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.
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US bank Citigroup reports a steep fall in first quarter profits, as it sets aside more cash to cover losses on energy loans.
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Why North Dakota is running on empty
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Shares in London were lower amid renewed concerns over global growth after China's economy expanded at its slowest pace for seven years.
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The founders of Bettel talk about their wooden timepiece business in Cape Town.
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