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27 Jan 2017 0:26:03
Chinese New Year will see billions of cash-filled "red envelopes" sent digitally to friends and family.
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On 27 January 1967, the crew of Apollo I were killed when the rehearsal for their mission went wrong.
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The remains of a religious pilgrim shed light on how leprosy came to Europe, researchers say.
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Confidence in the tax system is being undermined, say MPs, who single out football as an area HMRC must tackle.
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Shares in Alphabet, owner of Google, fall as tech giant misses profit estimates.
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A rare sea turtle discovered washed up on an Anglesey beach is closer to full health after scans reveal why she found it difficult to dive.
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UK 'class pay gap' explained
26 Jan 2017 7:52:04
A study says UK professionals from working-class homes are paid less than those from richer ones. Why?
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Steel unions are now recommending UK workers back Tata's new deal, including pension changes.
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Embryos that are about 0.001% human could lead to human organs being grown in animals.
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Two communities lose bid to pursue oil giant in UK courts after accusing them of repeated spills.
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The minute hand of the symbolic Doomsday Clock moves 30 seconds closer to midnight.
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As the child of an Afghan mother and Pakistani father raised in Norway, Deeyah Khan knows what it's like to be a young person stuck between your community and your country. In this powerful, emotional talk, the filmmaker unearths the rejection and isolation felt by many Muslim kids growing up in the West -- and the deadly consequences of not embracing our youth before extremist groups do.
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Police are seeking one of Brazil's best known businessmen after he failed to turn himself in as part of a corruption investigation.
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Measures to keep cash withdrawals free for millions of people are to be explored by a special committee.
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US car giant Ford makes its second-best profit to date, giving US workers a chunky salary boost.
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EU member states no longer want to take the UK to task over Brexit, says Chancellor Philip Hammond.
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Apple is taking legal action against Qualcomm in China alleging the chip maker abused its market dominance.
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Indian street food is getting a trendy makeover from a new generation of Indian chefs.
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UK astronaut Tim Peake talks about returning to space as the capsule that carried him to the ISS goes on display.
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Credit card, loan and overdraft borrowing rose in December amid concern over personal debt levels.
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UK economy grows by 0.6%
26 Jan 2017 9:45:15
The UK economy grew by 0.6% from October to December, the same growth rate as in the previous quarter.
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The UK stock market edges higher, with Diageo leading the way after sales growth beats forecasts.
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Broadcaster Sky reports a fall in operating profits after paying more for Premier League broadcast rights.
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Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside a further $3.8bn (£3.1bn) to cover an expected fine in the US.
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The capsule that carried Tim Peake to and from the International Space Station goes on display at London's Science Museum.
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