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The world's biggest offshore wind farm has been given the go-ahead by the government.
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Vehicles will soon be able to communicate with traffic lights and tell drivers when they are about to change, Audi says.
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China successfully launches its first quantum-enabled satellite, named after the ancient Chinese scientist and philosopher Micius.
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Optician group Specsavers has its plan to trademark the use of "should've" approved by the UK Intellectual Property Office.
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House prices across the UK rose by 8.7% in the year to June, according to official figures, a faster rate than in May.
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Results from a lab experiment have lent support to one of Stephen Hawking's most important predictions about black holes.
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The multi-millionaire founder of the Bebo social networking site says he pumped money into a North Devon village after seeing its "sad state".
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The UK's inflation rate, as measured by Consumer Prices Index, rose to 0.6% in July, official figures show.
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Professor Brian Cox has verbally sparred with a newly elected Australian politician who believes climate change is a global conspiracy.
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Scientists carrying out international nuclear fusion work are concerned dust from a planned quarry could affect their experiments.
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Mining giant BHP Billiton reports a record loss for the past year following a mining disaster in Brazil and a slump in commodity prices.
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The UK's benchmark share index falls in early trade, while the pound remains weak ahead of a big week for economic statistics.
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Two female victims of human trafficking tell the BBC's Divya Arya how they rebuilt their lives and re-integrated into society by becoming businesswomen.
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Indonesian airlines are cleared by regulators to fly to the US, after a nine-year ban.
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Rail fares have risen at double the speed of wages over the last six years, research by trade unions suggests.
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British particle physicist Brian Cox verbally spars with a newly elected Australian politician who believes climate change is a global conspiracy.
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Madagascar's conservationists work in secrecy to protect one of the world's most beautiful tortoises from poachers, writes journalist Martin Vogl.
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'TV, where's that beach?'
16 Aug 2016 1:00:39
Airlines and travel companies are trying to extend their reach into interactive entertainment.
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BBC's Zoe Kleinman puts the new Tuffphone to the test and compares it to rival handsets.
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British phone retailer Tuffphones has unveiled a new range of hard-wearing handsets aimed at construction workers and outdoors enthusiasts - so the BBC tried them out.
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Viruses are more dangerous when they infect their victims in the morning, a University of Cambridge study suggests.
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The combined pension funds deficit for companies in the FTSE 100 has seen huge increases in the past year, according to pensions expert LCP.
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Child prodigy
15 Aug 2016 2:11:03
Twelve-year-old entrepreneur Henry Patterson tells the BBC how running a successful business has changed his life.
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Pump action
15 Aug 2016 2:05:15
Lonnie Johnson had an illustrious career as a nuclear engineer working on the Galileo space programme and the stealth bomber - but he is best known for creating a water pistol
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The race is on to produce less-polluting electric vehicles (EVs), but could sustainably sourced ethanol prove to be the breakthrough fuel to take EVs mainstream?
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