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Amazon has said it may take its drone delivery research outside the US because of strict regulation of the unmanned aircraft.
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Pub chain JD Wetherspoon will no longer sell Heineken products in the UK after an argument over pricing in Ireland.
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UK manufacturing output unexpectedly fell 0.7% in October, hit by a decline in output in computer and electronics, according to official figures.
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Russia's central bank admits it intervened to support the rouble last week spending a total of $4.53bn in the currency markets.
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A senior Korean Air executive resigns after delaying a plane's take-off because she was angry at how she had been served nuts.
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Edward Glazer, son of the late owner Malcolm, is to sell three million Manchester United shares which could fetch £28.7m.
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Scientists working on Nasa's Curiosity rover think they can now explain why there is a huge mountain at the robot's landing site in Mars' Gale Crater.
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The London market falls more than 1% in early trade, dragged down by a plunge in Tesco shares.
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Hoverfly takes ecology photo prize
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Online fashion retailer Asos has reported a rise in sales in what the company described as a "challenging" environment.
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Tesco warns full-year profits will be substantially below market expectations following its admission that it had misstated its profits by £263m.
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The deadline to table offers for the collapsed wave power company Pelamis is due to expire later.
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Income inequality has a "statistically significant impact" on economic growth, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
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A global scientific research programme is launched in China to examine the unintended consequences of urban policies on human health and wellbeing.
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Australia was the worst performing industrial country in terms of climate change in 2014, a new report says.
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Building companies in London have hired Portuguese bricklayers on £1,000-a-week wages because of a shortage of skilled Britons, a recruitment firm has said.
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Asian shares opened lower on Tuesday, following losses on Wall Street over slumping oil prices and worries about global growth.
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A New Zealand company says it has developed the jetpack into a viable commercial venture and it is aiming to list on the Australian stock exchange.
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The British government does a deal with Chinese firm Shangpin to help UK firms get more from selling in Asia.
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MPs criticise the Post Office for the way it has handled claims its IT system led to at least 150 sub-postmasters being wrongly accused of fraud.
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How to beat malaria
09 Dec 2014 0:03:10
How are we winning the fight against the disease?
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Shop where everybody knows your name
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Comedian Colm O'Regan takes a humorous look at capitalism
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UK construction giant Carillion promises to investigate after workers employed by subcontractors on building projects in Qatar complain about poor pay and safety standards.
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Sue Lloyd-Roberts reports on the questions about worker safety, pay and conditions facing construction companies helping Qatar to prepare for World Cup 2022.
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