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Packaging tactics run the risk of misleading shoppers about products and deals, according to consumer group Which?.
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The second man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, talks to the BBC about the importance of the Rosetta comet landing.
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Chris Hadfield, who has published photographs of Earth taken from the ISS, tells the BBC's Katty Kay how he feels about the historic comet landing of the robot probe Philae.
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Brent crude oil price falls below $80 a barrel for the first time since 2010, as Saudi Arabia fails to confirm a cut in production.
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Every nation on the planet, except China, is crossing a "malnutrition red line", suffering from too little or too little much nutrition, a report warns.
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Global warming will significantly increase the frequency of lightning strikes, according to US research.
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Can Rosetta mission price tag be justified?
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Some of South Africa's top construction firms are being investigated for colluding on contracts in the run-up to the 2010 World Cup
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Chelsea football club reports a record profit of £18.4m ($29m) for the year to June 2014 - which includes the last Premier League season.
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Internet giant Amazon and book publisher Hachette resolve a bitter months-long royalties dispute that has delayed orders of several high-profile titles.
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Warren Buffett's firm Berkshire Hathaway is set to acquire battery maker Duracell from Procter & Gamble in an unusual deal which will reduce the firm's tax bill.
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Wouldn’t you want to know if your doctor was a paid spokesman for a drug company? Or held personal beliefs incompatible with the treatment you want? Right now, in the US at least, your doctor simply doesn’t have to tell you about that. And when physician Leana Wen asked her fellow doctors to open up, the reaction she got was … unsettling.
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Researchers across Europe have expressed dismay at the scrapping of the role of EU Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA).
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Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT) has been fined £650,000 ($1m; €820k) by UK tax authorities for oversupplying its products to Belgium.
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A report into the speed of mobile networks in cities around the UK finds 4G is over twice as fast as 3G.
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Sales at Asda fall, hit by what the retailer calls 'a shockwave' in the supermarket sector, but retailer retains market share.
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People aged 30 and over are more likely to pack their bags and leave London, than move into the capital from elsewhere in England and Wales.
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Oil firm Royal Dutch Shell was told a pipeline had reached the end of its life years before it spilled up to 500,000 barrels of oil, according to court documents seen by the BBC.
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Continued low interest rates and mortgage market competition have led to another fall in the number of homes repossessed in the UK, figures show.
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The robot probe Philae that made a historic landing on a comet is now stable after initially failing to attach to the surface, scientists say.
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Demand for gold soars in India in the third quarter, whilst total global demand falls to its lowest level for five years.
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A Fifa report clears Qatar of corruption in the 2022 World Cup bidding process but is critical of the English FA.
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Events in the last week show why budget forecasting is so hard
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BSkyB is the biggest faller on the FTSE 100 in early Friday trading, tumbling 2.1% after going ex-dividend.
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