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After jumping more than 2% on Friday, the FTSE 100 continues to rise with mining shares helped by news of China's interest rate cut.
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Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey announces the introduction of a new tax crackdown against 30 multinational corporations.
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How did two trains come close to a terrible crash?
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The Financial Conduct Authority says insurance companies are not being clear enough about the cost of paying premiums in instalments.
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Smartphone shipments the world's biggest market, China, have contracted for the first time in six years, according to a market research firm.
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Shares rise across the region on Monday after China cuts interest rates for the third time in six months.
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Greek politicians are hopeful that Eurozone ministers will recognise its fiscal progress, paving the way for bailout funds to be released.
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Why did Ancient Egyptians mummify animals in their millions?
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A scanning project suggests that about a third of Ancient Egypt's animal mummies are empty.
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The economic slowdown seen in the first three months of this year is gradually being reversed, according to a survey.
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The celebrity chef who brought posh curries to Canada
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Margate's Dreamland is weeks away from re-opening ... but can it recapture its glorious past?
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The People's Bank of China has cut interest rates for the second time this year in the face of a continuing economic slowdown.
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Colombia to halt use of controversial herbicide glyphosate in a US-sponsored coca eradication programmes because of health concerns.
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Scotch whisky producers are putting up a spirited defence against imitators in a bid to protect the industry.
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A Chinese company has paid for 6,400 of its employees to go on holiday to France for four days.
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Fairfield Energy announces plans to decommission its Dunlin Alpha platform in the North Sea.
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Already legally defined as Australia's "National Gemstone", the country's precious opals are punting for a new international designation - that of Global Heritage Stone Resource.
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US stocks end sharply higher on Friday, after the latest figures from the US government showed the economy created 223,000 new jobs in April.
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Many of Australia's biggest companies say the government should reform the law to allow gay marriage because it will benefit the country's economy
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The height of a swath of the Himalayas has dropped by around one metre as a result of the devastating Nepal earthquake, scientists say.
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A forensic laboratory opens in Kenya that will build up a DNA database of wild animals to help secure successful prosecutions of poachers
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As day turns to night in Mumbai, the "informal" economy continues to thrive, as Samira Hussain reports.
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An increasing number of young Indian professionals are taking love and dating into their own hands.
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Singer-songwriter Dawn Landes tells the story of Tori Murden McClure, who dreamed of rowing across the Atlantic in a small boat -- but whose dream was almost capsized by waves the size of a seven-story building. Through video, story and song, Landes imagines the mindset of a woman alone in the midst of the vast ocean. (This talk was part of a session at TED2015 guest-curated by Pop-Up Magazine: popupmagazine.com or @popupmag on Twitter.)
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