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Future North Sea oil and gas revenues could be six times higher than an economic watchdog has forecast, a report claims.
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India has more than half a dozen commercial airlines, but with almost all losing money, the challenges for airline operators are considerable.
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Home and motor insurance premiums have dropped sharply, insurance brokers say, but the AA has highlighted big regional differences in costs.
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Amazon river turtles communicate with their hatchlings and with one another using vocalisations, recordings reveal.
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Riding a business wave in the surf
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Matt Grainger explains how he has managed to turn his passion for surfing into a profitable business.
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Alex Salmond says he will explain his currency stance in more detail in a televised BBC debate later this month.
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The Scottish government is to team up with industry and academics to examine the prospects of finding oil and gas to the west of Scotland.
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Research into Richard III's bones and teeth reveals the last Plantagenet king drank about a bottle of wine a day in the last years of his reign.
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A new tax on alcohol to fund abstinence-based treatment is among a number of measures to tackle drink and drug addiction recommended by a think tank.
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Taxes on alcohol sold in shops should be increased to pay for rehabilitation services, according to the Centre for Social Justice.
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A British mining company is at the centre of a bitter dispute with the Sami reindeer herders over its plans to drill for iron ore in the far north of Sweden.
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Average earnings in Scotland will not return to pre-recession levels until at least 2016, Scottish government analysis suggests.
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Coventry City's owners lodge an appeal against a decision that endorsed the city council loaning the firm that runs the Ricoh Arena £14m.
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Sweet-toothed scientists can apply for a "multidisciplinary PhD on chocolate" at the University of Cambridge.
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The US marine park SeaWorld is to build a new killer whale enclosure as criticism grows over how the park handles the animals.
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Scientists say the secret behind the super-whiteness of some beetles lies in the complex molecular geometry of their thin scales, which are able to scatter light with supreme efficiency.
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New research suggests that the idea of "the thieving magpie" being attracted to shiny objects may be a myth.
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A newsagent in the seaside town of Swanage has decided to accept Bitcoin as payment after hearing about the unregulated digital currency on a TV show.
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Researchers are developing mathematical models to help identify genetic material that could improve food crops' resilience to climate change.
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Science dispels the popular myth that magpies like to steal shiny objects for their nests.
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Why villagers think Boscastle floods were a good thing
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How much of the gold we need can we get from recycled phones?
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Owners of Argentine bonds marked in euros will appeal against a court order that froze payments on the debt after last month's default.
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Former American Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America for $65m over the sale of a TV network he founded.
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