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When he was a child, George Takei and his family were forced into an internment camp for Japanese-Americans, as a “security" measure during World War II. 70 years later, Takei looks back at how the camp shaped his surprising, personal definition of patriotism and democracy.
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US conservationists and a satellite imaging company have teamed up to use the power of crowdsourcing to halt the spread of destructive invasive plants.
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Firefighters across England and Wales will take strike action across eight consecutive days, said the Fire Brigades Union, in an ongoing row over pensions and retirement benefits.
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The Bank of England decides to break with tradition and cancel the annual cricket match that has for years provided the focal point for the Bank's annual summer party.
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General Motors halts production at its South African operations because of the strike by the country's National Union of Metalworkers.
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Lerato Mbele reports from Johannesburg on the metal workers' strike and the impact it may have on productivity, trade and investment.
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The UK's biggest corporate final-salary pension scheme has struck a deal to protect itself against members living for longer than expected.
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One of Europe's premier scientific research laboratories - the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility - is to go through a 150m-euro (£120m) upgrade.
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After widespread criticism, Google reinstates some links it had earlier removed under the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.
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New car sales have seen a 'strong' first half of the year, rising 10.6% to 1.28m, the Society of Motoring Manufacturers (SMMT) has said.
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The UK's biggest energy supplier, British Gas, mis-sold energy deals by making exaggerated claims to potential customers, the regulator says.
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Police in Brazil say they have identified a Fifa official alleged to have been involved in the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.
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Some people are unhappy in their own company and prefer painful experiences to their own thoughts, claims a contentious new study.
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French transport group Keolis has been awarded a new franchise to operate London's Dockland's Light Railway (DLR) from December 2014.
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Researchers from the University of St Andrews say they have translated the meanings of gestures that wild chimpanzees use to communicate. The findings are published in the journal Current Biology.
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South Korea will get a yuan clearing system in Seoul, expanding the list of countries with direct access to trade in the Chinese currency.
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Researchers say they have worked out the meaning of the gestures that wild chimpanzees use to communicate.
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German doctors are highlighting the dangers of headbanging after a 50-year-old man developed bleeding in the brain following a Motorhead concert.
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Encouraging news from the US job market boosted Asian stock markets in early Friday trading.
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Sir David Higgins, chairman of HS2, says the rail project will help "a growing disparity in wealth, jobs and opportunity" in the UK.
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Budding bumblebee enthusiasts are being encouraged to take part in a research project designed to help save crucial species.
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Playing the right kinds of video games can help develop valuable business skills, a new study suggests.
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Electric 'turbocharged sewing machines' taken for a first spin
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Eight construction firms announce the launch of a scheme aimed at compensating workers who were victims of past blacklisting in the industry.
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New mobile banking service takes on dominant M-Pesa
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