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Another £450m is set aside to compensate Clydesdale Bank customers for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI).
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Shares of Australian banks are trading higher and outpacing the broader market.
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LA Times owner, Tribune Publishing rejects unsolicited offer from rival Gannett
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Is China's Jack Ma the new Rupert Murdoch?
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Russian Grand Prix on track to switch owners
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Making paper from elephant dung
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Strong demand, especially from China, has helped ramp up the price of the ornamental resin amber, making it worth more than its weight in gold - some fear an investment bubble.
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Electric carmaker Tesla Motors says it is on track to produce 500,000 vehicles in 2018, two years earlier than expected.
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Scientists in Australia discover how crocodiles' eyes are adapted to lurking at the water surface to watch and wait for prey.
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Apple has been forced to share the iPhone name in China, but which other US brands have had similar problems in the country?
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Japanese airbag maker Takata has been forced to increase a recall after US authorities said they found further safety defects in its products.
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The European Central Bank says it will no longer produce the €500 note because of concerns that it could help facilitate illegal activities.
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Scientists have developed a technique to grow human embryos in the lab past the point they normally implant in the womb.
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What are your dreams? Better yet, what are your broken dreams? Dan Pallotta dreams of a time when we are as excited, curious and scientific about the development of our humanity as we are about the development of our technology. "What we fear most is that we will be denied the opportunity to fulfill our true potential," Pallotta says. "Imagine living in a world where we simply recognize that deep, existential fear in one another -- and love one another boldly because we know that to be human is to live with that fear."
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Dementia researchers develop a video game they hope could further the development of diagnostic tests for the disease.
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The owner of the New York Stock Exchange, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), says it will not make a takeover offer for the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
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Sportswear giant Adidas says it plans to sell most of its loss-making golf business in order to concentrate on shoes and clothing.
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The science community pays tribute to Nobel Laureate Sir Harry Kroto, who passed away over the weekend aged 76.
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A Bitcoin expert expresses regret about the way he blogged support for an Australian's claim to have invented the crypto-currency.
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Rules that will drastically alter cigarette packaging are set to be adopted, after big tobacco firms failed to block new European Union laws.
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BBC Weather's Peter Gibbs visits the ice chasm threatening a British research base on the Brunt Ice Shelf.
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Royal Dutch Shell says it will cut its spending by another 10% this year after warning lower oil prices will continue to affect its business.
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The UK's biggest payday lender - Wonga - saw its losses double last year as tougher regulation in the industry continued to bite.
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London's top share index opens lower, with mining and supermarket shares among the biggest fallers.
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Retailer Next warns that its sales and profits could be lower than previously forecast as it remains worried about a slowdown in consumer spending.
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