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How drones are being developed for a wide range of future uses.
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Under sea feeding grounds for young fish are being lost at the same rate as Amazonian rain forests and could damage the fishing industry, scientists in Swansea warn.
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Bookmaker Ladbrokes has reported a sharp fall in profit despite saying it had had a "good World Cup".
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Outsourcing firm Serco has made a loss after "poor trading" in the first half of the year hit by restructuring costs and loss-making contracts.
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UK satellite captures video of Planet Earth
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Australian legal firm Maurice Blackburn files class actions against five banks over late credit card fees worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
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Physicists make the purest silicon ever seen, solving a supply problem for research into quantum computers.
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The prospects for this year's grouse shooting season, which has just begun, are said to be "unusually favourable".
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Kew's green medicine
12 Aug 2014 0:16:17
The stimulating, healing - but also potentially harmful - power of plants
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New laws must be introduced to make it harder for pubs in England and Wales to be demolished or converted into shops, pub campaigners say.
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Could superfast computers take us back to a digital dark age?
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The fashion designer taking his tribe's heritage global
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One South African designer is taking his Xhosa traditions and creating an international business.
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A majority of Scots think an independent Scotland should continue to use the pound, according to the Scottish Social Attitudes survey.
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Stargazers have been taking images of the spectacular ''supermoon'' overnight, where the moon appears bigger and brighter than usual because of its proximity to the earth.
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Royal Bank of Scotland says it is looking into selling Coutts International, the overseas arm of the bank that has the Queen's account.
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A venture capitalist firm has invested $50m in the internet-media company Buzzfeed to expand coverage and produce more videos.
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The international pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline faces new claims that it bribed Syrian distributors to increase sales in the country,
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Two Brazilian companies make a $611m (£363m) bid for US banana group Chiquita, which had planned to merge with Irish fruit firm Fyffes.
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The new breed of high-tech self-monitors (measuring heartrate, sleep, steps per day) might seem targeted at competitive athletes. But Talithia Williams, a statistician, makes a compelling case that all of us should be measuring and recording simple data about our bodies every day — because our own data can reveal much more than even our doctors may know.
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Regional varieties of wine have distinct chemical “fingerprints” which can authenticate their origin and quality, scientists report.
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South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is heckled at an inquiry into the shooting dead of 34 striking miners by police in Marikana in 2012.
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The amount of money spent with each use of a debit or credit card is falling as shoppers buy smaller items and digital content online, a trade body says.
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Companies carrying out work under the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) say delays in payment are ruining their businesses.
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Australian physicists have discovered how to control the movement of a floating object using wave patterns.
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