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The government's energy policy will "fail to keep the lights on", the former environment secretary is expected to say.
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A bank employee asks his CEO for a raise - and copies 200,000 co-workers in on the email.
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The Republic of Ireland's Irish finance minister announces he is abolishing the controversial "Double Irish" tax structure that exploited international differences in tax rules.
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The Financial Conduct Authority is so concerned about scam merchants targeting the elderly that it is launching a major publicity campaign.
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More than half of the UK's water suppliers have been sending their customers misleading debt collection letters, the BBC has learned.
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How big data analytics is helping tackle Ebola
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How Belgian comic books are turning over a new page
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The BBC Price of Football study finds some ticket prices in English football rising at almost twice the rate of the cost of living.
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Fighting the ideas that fuel extremism
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Is Amazon a failure of capitalism?
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Chip-maker Intel says profit for the third quarter rose as demand for personal computers recovered.
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Italy will become the first country in Europe to legally require "advanced biofuels" in cars and trucks, the BBC has learned.
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The German government sharply cuts its economic growth forecast for this year and next, citing "external" factors for the revision.
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Myriam Sidibe is a warrior in the fight against childhood disease. Her weapon of choice? A bar of soap. For cost-effective prevention against sickness, it’s hard to beat soapy hand-washing, which cuts down risk of pneumonia, diarrhea, cholera and worse. Sidibe, a public-health expert, makes a smart case for public-private partnerships to promote clean hands — and local, sustainable entrepreneurship.
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Global oil prices fall further after the International Energy Agency reports higher output and cuts its forecast for growth in demand.
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The Philae robot, soon to try to land on Comet 67P, takes another dramatic image of the icy object.
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The Republic of Ireland's Irish finance minister announces he is abolishing the controversial "Double Irish" tax structure that exploited international differences in tax rules.
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There are questions over the details of Labour and Lib Dem plans for a mansion tax on the most expensive properties.
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How far away is a treatment and vaccine?
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Ros Altman, the government's tsar for older people, explains proposed changes to pensions rules.
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Supermarket giant Tesco asks three more executives to leave their posts as the fall-out continues from its £250m profit guidance overstatement.
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US banking giant JP Morgan Chase reports a $5.6bn profit for the three months to 30 September, following a loss a year earlier.
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Global regulators have launched a crackdown aimed at cutting risk in "shadow" banking - borrowing and lending which occurs outside the regulated banking sector.
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There is further evidence that house prices rises are starting to level off, following the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
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A new form of solar cloud is identified by research led by Dundee University into "space weather" emanating from the Sun.
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