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Bank of England keeps interest rates at 0.5%, where they have been held since March 2009.
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"Crash for cash" insurance scams have continued to rise to a record level, according to one of the UK's biggest motor insurers.
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A fisherman captures images on his mobile phone of a humpback whale breaching in the sea off the Isle of Skye.
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The Alma radio telescope has snapped the clearest ever image of planets forming around a very young star.
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A four-day rail strike, billed as the longest in German history, hits passenger trains and threatens to disrupt celebrations marking the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall.
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A gamekeeper convicted of "the worst case of bird of prey poisoning" recorded in England, according to the RSPB, is given a suspended sentence.
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As everyone rushes to get the newest phones with the latest gizmos, the BBC's Tamasin Ford finds out what happens to all the old ones.
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Russian state inspectors open an inquiry into major Russian oil firms suspected of market rigging to push up petrol prices nationally.
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Concern over interest rate rises could "curb" house buying intentions, the Halifax says, as it reports slowing house price growth.
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Twenty-five years on from the Berlin Wall coming down, for Germany's most easterly city, Goerlitz, the legacy of 1989's abrupt system change has had a much longer tail.
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The FTSE 100 falls, but shares in supermarkets rise after Morrisons' latest sales figures beat expectation.
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Dairy Crest, maker of Cathedral City cheese and Country Life butter, announces a big slump in profits and the sale of its dairies business.
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How do pharma firms make such fat profits?
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A drop in global demand, and increased American production have seen a recent weakness in oil prices, but what does a lower oil price mean for US producers?
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US music mogul Shawn Carter, also known as Jay Z, buys the Armand de Brignac champagne brand.
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A full competition inquiry into the market for current accounts and small business banking is launched by the UK's Competition and Markets Authority.
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Sales at supermarket Morrisons fall 6.3% in the three months to 2 November from the period last year.
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Norfolk gamekeeper Allen Lambert is due to be sentenced today, for what wildlife groups are calling the worst case of bird of prey poisoning recorded in England.
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The portrait of the Queen which appears on UK coins will change next year for the first time since 1998.
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Chinese computer giant Lenovo beats expectations to announce a 19% rise in net profits for the three months to September.
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A prototype inflatable incubator for prematurely born babies has been picked as 2014's winner of the James Dyson Award for engineering.
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A new malware targeting Apple products is affecting hundreds of thousands of users - mostly Chinese, says an online security firm.
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Space epic tests brain and stamina
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What's in a scientific name?
06 Nov 2014 2:23:36
Scientific names offer fresh perspective on natural world
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Asian shares opened higher on Thursday after US stocks hit record highs on Republicans taking control of the Senate.
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