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A lack of employment in rural Ghana is contributing to a growing addition to gambling.
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Tens of thousands of pension pots have been cashed in, rather than exchanged for an income for life.
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Output grew at the fastest pace this year during the month, but the trade deficit remained little changed.
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The pub group says sales fell over the summer and gives a downbeat outlook.
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Bike sharing schemes, popular in Chinese cities, are causing traffic congestion and public hazards.
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Unions say the action, caused by a row over pay, is the first strike by UK pilots since the 1970s.
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Former Treasury minister Lord O'Neill says a Conservative split continues to dominate Brexit.
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The Daily Mirror owner says it is in talks to buy the owner of the Daily Express and Daily Star.
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Scots' Electric dream
08 Sep 2017 2:59:40
The Scottish government wants to phase out diesel and petrol cars, but what challenges will that bring?
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Fizz Friday
08 Sep 2017 0:36:00
Sales of the Italian wine are soaring, but what's the secret behind its sparkling success?
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Scientists warn of potential hazards from modern structures with large expanses of glass or mirrors.
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The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the TV Dinner became a million dollar idea.
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As prosecco is now outselling champagne in the UK, the BBC asked fans of the Italian sparkling wine to taste test it against champagne in a Manchester bar.
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Money machines
07 Sep 2017 3:03:23
Could low-cost automated financial advice help close the massive retirement savings gap?
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Two influential MPs write to the City regulator over plans that could favour the Saudi oil giant.
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Credit reporting giant said "criminals" accessed data such as Social Security numbers and birth dates.
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The embattled company, damaged by its work in South Africa, could go into administration next week.
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The International Space Station and an advanced weather satellite capture the deadly hurricane over Earth.
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The airline says the move is an effort to tackle what it says is a "significant and growing" deficit.
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Life expectancy was shorter in 1950 but men and women worked for longer than now, figures show.
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The US company has warned it will feel a pinch from patent expirations for some drugs.
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In a mind-bending talk that blurs the line between science and art, Tomás Saraceno exhibits a series of air-inspired sculptures and installations designed to usher in a new era of sustainability, the "Aerocene." From giant, cloud-like playgrounds suspended 22 meters in the air to a balloon sculpture that travels the world without burning a single drop of fossil fuel, Saraceno's work invites us to explore the bounds of our fragile human and terrestrial ecosystems. (In Spanish with English subtitles.)
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What the astronauts felt when they saw Earth from space changed them forever. Author and artist Benjamin Grant aims to provoke this same feeling of overwhelming scale and beauty in each of us through a series of stunning satellite images that show the effects human beings are having on the planet. "If we can adopt a more expansive perspective, embrace the truth of what is going on and contemplate the long-term health of our planet, we will create a better, safer and smarter future for our one and only home," Grant says.
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The focus now switches to Mario Draghi's news conference to see if he hints at future policy changes.
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Lithium-ion batteries that are resistant to exploding or igniting have been developed by scientists in the US.
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