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Borrowers' appetite for home loans is "starting to wane" despite an annual rise in mortgage lending, a lenders' group says.
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Holders of bonds issued by stricken retailer Phones 4U have said they will cut back what they are owed in an effort to save the business.
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Motorist organisation, the RAC, and the DVLA have clashed over the policing of car tax with claims of increased evasion amid changes to the system.
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UK retail sales rose by 0.4% in August compared with the previous month, with sales volumes up 3.9% from a year earlier, official figures show.
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A major international study finds that killings among chimpanzees result from normal competition, not human interference.
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Twinkling stars and swirling gases - winning visions of the night sky
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Chinese online giant Alibaba is expected to set the price of its shares later in what could be a record-breaking initial public offering in New York.
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As Alibaba prepares to float in New York, what view will investors there take of the Chinese e-commerce giant?
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Sony shares fall by 12% at the start of trade in Tokyo, after it warned of bigger losses for the full year.
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Japan narrows its trade deficit in August as a fall in imports lowers the country's energy bill for the month.
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The Chinese internet giant Alibaba is set to raise billions on the US stock exchange and is expected to be one of the biggest share offerings in history.
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How will we shop in 2020?
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The North American farmers who have started to plant wasabi
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Bee probe and skin printer make awards shortlist
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NewsCorp's chief executive writes strongly worded letter calling for a tougher approach from the EU to search giant Google.
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The World Bank says the Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic impact on the economies of West Africa.
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What will Alibaba do with $25bn?
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The US Federal Reserve reiterates it will raise interest rates once a "considerable time" has passed after its stimulus programme ends in October.
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Most present-day Europeans are a mixture of three ancient populations, according to a major study published in the journal Nature.
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European Union new car registrations rose in July and August, industry figures show, indicating continued recovery across the region.
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Childhood is surreal. Why shouldn't children's books be? In this whimsical talk, award-winning author Mac Barnett speaks about writing that escapes the page, art as a doorway to wonder -- and what real kids say to a fictional whale.
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The BBC's economics editor Robert Peston discusses what currency Scotland would use - should it vote "Yes" for independence.
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A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials.
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The Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic economic impact on three West African countries, the World Bank says.
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The Scottish referendum campaign is being watched closely by the business community in Pakistan, particularly by makers of traditional bagpipes and kilts.
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