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The claimant count, which used to be the headline unemployment figures, loses its National Statistic designation.
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More than a ton of confiscated ivory is crushed in New York's Times Square to send a message that the illegal trade will not be tolerated.
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The Earth has entered a "new period of extinction", a study by three US universities concludes, and humans could be among the first casualties.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a solution to Greece's debt crisis must be agreed before Monday's emergency EU summit.
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What you need to know if you're going on holiday to Greece
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The man who grows tables and chairs
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A designer in Derbyshire says he has found a new and dramatically more efficient way of making furniture.
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US regulators propose new plans to reduce emissions from lorries and vans by 24% by 2027 as part of President Obama's drive to cut pollution.
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Second-generation yogi Yogananth Andiappan teaches the ancient art of yoga to Hongkongers.
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Scientists say they have the best evidence yet that there is hot lava spewing from the surface of Venus.
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Europe's Philae comet lander has been back in touch with Earth - its first contact since Sunday.
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Raised listening to his dad's old records, Joey Alexander plays a brand of sharp, modern piano jazz that you likely wouldn't expect to hear from a pre-teenager. Listen as the 11-year-old delights the TED crowd with his very special performance of a Thelonious Monk classic.
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Fears are growing over the health of Greek banks after indications that savers have withdrawn billions of euros in the past week.
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US chocolate firm Hershey trims its annual sales growth forecast, and cuts 300 jobs, blaming weak sales in China.
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One of Brazil's top businessmen, Marcelo Odebrecht, is arrested as part of a major investigation into corruption at state-owned oil giant Petrobras.
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Many Malawians fled South Africa during the xenophobic attacks in April 2015 and some have vowed never to go back.
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Is China's bull run losing momentum?
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Car maker Toyota apologises after one of its top executives, US national Julie Hamp, was arrested for illegally importing painkillers into Japan.
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Fears are growing that Scotland may be becoming a magnet for money-launderers following allegations linking shell companies there to a $1bn (£634m) fraud in the ex-Soviet republic of Moldova.
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Russia protests to Belgium over its seizure of Russian state assets, after a court ordered compensation for shareholders in the now-defunct Yukos oil firm.
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The town of Rishikesh in northern India is often called the yoga capital of the world, with a whole industry having built up around the art.
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A rise in income tax receipts helped to cut UK government borrowing in May, official figures show.
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FTSE 100 led higher by Hikma
19 Jun 2015 8:28:30
The FTSE 100 rises in early trade, with shares in Hikma Pharmaceuticals topping the leaders' board following a broker upgrade.
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Savers have withdrawn billions of euros from Greek banks over the past week, according to reports, as talks aimed at resolving the Greek debt crisis stutter.
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The Groucho Club, a famed London private members' venue, is being sold to a group of investors that plan to open up a branch in New York.
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