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Russian metals giant Norilsk Nickel admits one of its industrial plants is responsible for turning an Arctic river blood-red.
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An engineer arrives in the UK in his solar-powered tuk-tuk seven months after setting off from India on a 6,200 mile (9,978 km) journey.
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claims the US Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates low to boost the popularity of President Obama.
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HS2 jitters
12 Sep 2016 5:10:25
Businesses and communities want certainty about where the second phase of the HS2 rail route will go, but politics rarely provides certainty.
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What happens when the way we buy, sell and pay for things changes, perhaps even removing the need for banks or currency exchange bureaus? That's the radical promise of a world powered by cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. We're not there yet, but in this sparky talk, digital currency researcher Neha Narula describes the collective fiction of money -- and paints a picture of a very different looking future.
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Amazon boss Jeff Bezos says the big, re-usable rocket he has been developing inside his Blue Origin space company will be called New Glenn, after John Glenn.
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Frances O'Grady on zero hours contracts, rest breaks and sick pay.
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The developers behind Europe's biggest new nuclear power station are in talks with potential foreign investors for the £10bn project in Cumbria.
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India's Tata Steel has slumped to a net loss of 31.8bn rupees (£358m) for the three months to 30 June.
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Manchester United has recorded record revenues of £515.3m for the 2016 financial year, the first UK football club to do so.
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A fire extinguisher test in a bank's data centre goes wrong in an "unprecedented" manner, causing its cash machines, online banking operations and website to go offline.
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Second hand Volkswagens appear to be holding their value well, a motoring magazine says, despite the emissions scandal which emerged a year ago.
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The EU Commission seeks "clarifications" from its former president, Jose Manuel Barroso, about his controversial job at Goldman Sachs.
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Minouche Shafik, one of the Bank of England's deputy governors, is leaving to become the director of the London School of Economics.
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US computer giant HP says it will "reinvent" printers and photocopiers after striking a deal to buy Samsung's $1bn printer business.
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Delivery firm Hermes is facing a possible investigation by tax body HMRC after a report alleged some of its drivers receive below the minimum wage.
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Low-cost fashion retailer Primark says it expects underlying sales to fall this year as a result of unusually warm winter weather and a cold spring.
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Indonesian seaweed farmers launch a class action lawsuit demanding compensation for the effects of Australia's worst oil spill.
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The UK market opens sharply lower, echoing a slide in Asian stocks, as fears grow that the Federal Reserve could raise US interest rates next week.
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Company bosses could be prosecuted for failing to stop their staff committing fraud under new laws being considered by ministers.
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UK Music says the Google-owned site is not paying British artists fairly for the content it puts on its site.
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The TUC is set to warn companies that there will be "no hiding place" if they exploit their workers.
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In the weeds
11 Sep 2016 3:22:24
Indonesian seaweed farmers have launched a class action lawsuit demanding compensation for the effects of Australia's worst oil spill.
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An Olympic-style delivery agency could ensure the costs of implementing carbon capture and storage technology are kept to a minimum, says a parliamentary report
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Safari operators and banks in Tanzania are being asked to stump-up value added tax.
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