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A novel take on the humble steamed bun is taking Hong Kong's culinary scene by storm.
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Lost billions
01 Jan 2017 4:13:54
Huge payouts - from benefits and compensation to pensions and lottery wins - go unclaimed. Why do you not receive what you are entitled to?
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Heavy fines for accountants, bankers, lawyers and advisers who assist tax evaders come into force.
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Coming up
31 Dec 2016 0:41:37
From a majestic natural spectacle to a high-octane technological thrill ride, here's our guide to the big science events of 2017.
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The work of a number of the UK's leading scientists has been recognised in the New Year Honours.
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Family friendly
30 Dec 2016 2:27:14
Parents in Denmark enjoy an enviable standard of childcare, but it costs the state a lot of money. Can the system survive cuts and a potential move towards lower taxes?
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Despite its alarming pollution levels, Delhi has seen an explosion in the number of private vehicles, while public transport is in decline, environmentalists warn.
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Massive political events have made 2016 a standout year - what impact have these had on the pound, shares and the price of oil?
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China announces a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities by the end of 2017.
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Credit and debit card verification details among the data that may have been accessed, the firm behind the Star Wars trading cards has said.
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Time is running out for Indians to get rid of their old bank notes, after Friday they will no longer be able to deposit them at banks.
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A £5 note engraved with a portrait of Jane Austen and said to be worth £50,000 is found in a Christmas card.
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Rap group Run-DMC files a $50m lawsuit accusing retailers of unlawfully using the group's name.
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London's FTSE 100 index stays just below the record high set on Thursday in quiet pre-New Year trading.
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Zero-hours contract workers earn £1,000 a year less than permanent employees, a think tank says.
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Company says pets help reduce workplace stress.
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People in India have until the end of Friday to deposit discontinued notes in bank and post office accounts.
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Big digs
30 Dec 2016 2:40:35
Here's a selection of the most inspiring findings in archaeology revealed this year.
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One of the government's flagship home ownership programmes ends on Friday, amidst both praise and criticism.
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RBS investors want a shareholder committee to give them more power in areas such as pay.
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The BBC asks people in Mumbai and Delhi for their views of India's bank note ban - which the government says is aimed at curbing illegal cash holdings, or so called "black money".
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Changing direction
29 Dec 2016 3:32:46
It has been a year when the global car industry's race in to a new technological era hit top gear.
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Metal miners lift London's leading shares to a fresh high, powered by gold prices and a weaker dollar.
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Thousands of people filed their tax returns over the festive season, the UK's tax authority says.
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The BBC takes a look at some of the lighter business stories this year.
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