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Two of the UK's most popular brands of suntan lotion do not offer as much sun protection as they claim, according to the consumer organisation, Which?
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A former US beauty queen's journey to create social impact
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Why the lack of IT grads matters for the future workplace
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In a wild session of trading, shares of cosmetics firm Avon whipsaw after mysterious reports of a takeover offer.
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Jim O'Neill, the economist who coined the term 'BRIC' and a retiring Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, is to become a key figure in the UK Treasury.
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Roman Mars is obsessed with flags -- and after you watch this talk, you might be, too. These ubiquitous symbols of civic pride are often designed, well, pretty terribly. But they don't have to be. In this surprising and hilarious talk about vexillology -- the study of flags -- Mars reveals the five basic principles of flag design and shows why he believes they can be applied to just about anything.
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A study suggests that when most galaxies stop forming stars, this death is a slow process that gradually chokes them of the necessary cool gases.
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Economist Jim O'Neill, the head of a UK government-appointed team looking at the impact of superbugs, tells Victoria Derbyshire the antibiotics crisis could cost millions of lives.
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Manchester United reports a £2.9m loss for the first three months of the year but raises its full-year forecast.
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Italian engineers build a surgical arm inspired by the humble octopus, with a tube of coffee granules playing a key role in its action.
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Bank of England governor Mark Carney, speaking in a BBC interview, dismisses fears that cheap foreign labour has reduced UK productivity.
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Japanese electronics maker Sharp agrees 200bn Japanese yen ($1.7bn) bailout from banks as it announces job cuts and further losses.
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UK shares dip in early Thursday trading, following similar falls overnight on Wall Street and in most of Asia.
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British soprano Sarah Brightman calls off her trip to the International Space Station citing "personal family reasons".
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Broadband provider TalkTalk reports a 3.2% rise in pre-tax profit to £32m for the year to the end of March.
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Broadcaster ITV sees a 14% rise in net revenue, beating forecasts, says the company in its first-quarter results.
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Japanese automakers Honda and Daihatsu are recalling over five million cars globally to replace potentially deadly airbag inflators made by Takata.
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The global pharmaceutical industry is being called on to pay for a $2bn (£1.3bn) innovation fund to revitalise research into antibiotics.
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For the first time since World War Two an arms exhibition has opened its doors in Japan.
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Technology companies need to stop "extremely aggressive" tax planning, the man charged with reforming global tax rules has told the BBC.
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The global pharmaceutical industry is being called on to pay for a $2bn innovation fund to revitalise research into antibiotics.
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Do City bonus figures make you want to 'grab a pitchfork'?
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Asian shares trade mixed on Thursday, following a lacklustre lead from Wall Street which fell on renewed concerns about US growth.
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Indonesia's government is looking to renew a two-year moratorium on the clearing of forests to improve the environment.
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The biggest British registered container ship has arrived in Southampton, as part of its maiden voyage.
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