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The electrification of some routes across the south of England is running four years late, Network Rail reveals.
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Coffee giant Starbucks reports better-than-expected first quarter earnings as sales over the Christmas period rise.
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British-born astronaut Piers Sellers tells of living life at "20 times normal speed" after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.
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Shoe retailer Brantano goes into administration, putting about 2,000 jobs at risk at the 200-outlet chain.
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Controversial drugs company executive Martin Shkreli tells a US congressional committee of his intention to remain silent if called to testify at a hearing.
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Sir David Attenborough speaks to Huw Edwards about the discovery of a new species of titanosaur, which is the biggest animal ever to walk the earth.
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Business leaders in Davos are scratching their heads over how to analyse "Big Data" - the massive amounts of information they are now collecting and how much protection they should give their consumers, says the BBC's Tanya Beckett.
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David Cameron is warning that a deal on EU reform may not happen at a summit next month - the prime minister said it was more important to get it right than rush negotiations. Kamal Ahmed reports from Davos.
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United Airlines saw its fourth-quarter income boosted by low oil prices, the company reports.
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The water hyacinth may look like a harmless, even beautiful flowering plant -- but it's actually an invasive aquatic weed that clogs waterways, stopping trade, interrupting schooling and disrupting everyday life. In this scourge, green entrepreneur Achenyo Idachaba saw opportunity. Follow her journey as she turns weeds into woven wonders.
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Why do astronomers in the US think there they have discovered a ninth planet in the solar system?
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Europe is in a relatively 'good situation', but still has 'unsolved problems', says the German finance minister, speaking to the BBC's Tanya Beckett.
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Fighting on all fronts
21 Jan 2016 4:56:30
One woman's attempt to change Saudi Arabia
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The European Central Bank president says eurozone rates will remain low for an extended period of time as it keeps eurozone interest rates unchanged again.
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The recent stock market turmoil is an overreaction, says the head of the Nasdaq exchange, Bob Greifeld, but it could mean a slowdown in stock market listings.
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Come in #PlanetNine
21 Jan 2016 3:02:19
US astronomers claim to have strong evidence that there is a ninth planet in our Solar System. We asked you to send us your suggested names for this new arrival.
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Mortgage lending has returned to levels not seen since 2008, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
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The discovery of what may be the world's biggest dinosaur is told in a new BBC One documentary.
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BBC News catches up with Formula 1 legend Mika Hakkinen at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.
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How do falling stock markets affect me?
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Archaeologists say they have unearthed the earliest evidence of human warfare between hunter-gatherers, at a site in northern Kenya.
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Barclays is to cut about 1,200 jobs, most of them in its investment banking business in Asia.
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Three baby otters have been found outside a Florida home in Palm Shores.
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Education publisher Pearson says it is to shed 10% of its worldwide workforce in an effort to cuts costs.
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A sperm whale stranded on a beach in Western Japan is dragged back out to sea by fishermen.
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