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Shares in luxury retailer Prada plunge more than 8% after the firm warns that sluggish sales in Europe and a maturing China luxury market could hurt profits.
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Internet giant Yahoo says in a blog post that all of the traffic to its data centres is now encrypted and that it plans to add additional security services.
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Aerospace giant Boeing says it will cut 300 jobs in Australia, primarily fixed-term contractors, as its aircraft programmes mature.
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China's government announces stimulus measures, including spending on railway construction, after a string of disappointing economic data leads to fears of a slowdown.
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Move over, GDP
03 Apr 2014 1:02:00
Is it time to rethink how we measure a country's value?
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The European Union begins the roll-out on Thursday of the biggest Earth-observation programme ever conceived - with the launch of the Sentinel-1a radar satellite from French Guiana.
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Despite it being outlawed for more than 20 years, the trade in dolphin meat continues in Taiwan, as the BBC's Cindy Sui finds out.
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Scientists digitally reconstruct the scene of a dinosaur chase - preserved in the mud of an ancient river bed in Texas.
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Scottish gamekeepers begin their biggest ever conservation project aimed at halting the decline of the nation's vulnerable wading birds.
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Mobile phone firm Vodafone says it will create 1,400 jobs by opening 150 new shops in 2014.
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How American energy independence could change the world
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The UK's largest coal producer, UK Coal, is to cut 1,300 jobs and two mines as it battles to stave off insolvency.
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Consumers are starting to notice that although they are paying the same, some food items they buy are getting smaller.
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International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde calls for "brave action" to stop the global economy heading for "years of sub-par growth".
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Dave Limp, vice president of devices at Amazon, told the BBC that operating the device was a "great experience" for the user.
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England's only resident golden eagle is looking for a new mate - 10 years after his last one disappeared.
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Boom times for Hong Kong's urban fish farms
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Electric and hybrid cars will have to generate noise to make them safer for pedestrians, especially the visually impaired, the European Parliament says.
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Microsoft showcases a new virtual assistant as part of an upcoming update for Windows phones.
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Sports Direct cancels a vote on a £73m bonus package for founder Mike Ashley after failing to gain enough shareholder support.
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A new smartphone service will allow banking customers to pay recipients using only their phone number.
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Air pollution reaches "high levels" in parts of rural south-east England, Defra confirms.
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Members of a group are more likely to lie after they inhale the "love hormone" oxytocin, a study finds.
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Home furnishings retailer Paul Simon has gone into administration after the recent floods hit sales at its stores.
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In 1993, Bill and Melinda Gates—then engaged—took a walk on a beach in Zanzibar, and made a bold decision on how they would make sure that their wealth from Microsoft went back into society. In a conversation with Chris Anderson, the couple talks about their work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as about their marriage, their children, their failures and the satisfaction of giving most of their wealth away.
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