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George Osborne has set out how he would reduce the national debt by running budget surpluses in "normal times"
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Rising demand for gold is leading to the loss of tropical forests in South America, scientists warn.
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Retail sales in the US fell by 0.9% in December, according to the latest figures from the Commerce Department.
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Ryanair says it plans to start streaming movies and TV shows to passengers' tablets and smartphones within the coming months.
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An auction on the site, which runs until Friday, has gone from $5,000 to nearly $100,000 in a little more than a week.
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The American space agency's Curiosity rover smashes up the latest rock it was trying to drill on Mars.
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JPMorgan Chase, the US's largest bank, reports profits down by 6.6% after paying $1bn in legal costs resulting from investigations into alleged wrongdoing.
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Swiss-based travel operator Kuoni is selling its tour operating business to concentrate on supplying others in the travel industry,
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Grumpy young men and women have pushed customer satisfaction to its lowest level for five years, according to latest analysis.
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A former director of the troubled Morrisons supermarket chain has renewed his criticisms of the departing chief executive, Dalton Philips.
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Which companies will benefit from the sharp drop in oil prices?
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Crashing oil price forces Premier to cut spending on development by 40% and write off $300m
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Restrained sentiment among buyers and sellers is causing fluctuations in the UK housing market, with activity dropping recently, lenders say.
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A top EU lawyer has said that the European Central Bank's bond buying programme is legal.
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Mining firms pull FTSE lower
14 Jan 2015 9:22:31
Shares in mining firms drop sharply as commodity prices tumble, dragging the FTSE 100 lower.
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What do the new rules mean?
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Scientists at Stanford University in the US develop a device that can measure the weight of a flying bird.
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China says foreign investors will be allowed to "fully own e-commerce companies" in its Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ).
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Shares in Japan fall in early morning trade amid continued investor worries over falling oil prices and as the yen gained strength against the dollar.
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Workplace skills such as communication and team work need much greater recognition, argues a campaign by employers.
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A third of unemployed young people regularly "fall apart" emotionally, a report says, while half always or often feel down or depressed.
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The sharp fall in the UK rate of inflation should not be feared, chancellor George Osborne will say in a speech later.
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The driver hauling his industry into the digital age
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An unusual airborne workout revolving around a hammock hanging from the ceiling has become the latest exercise fad in Australia.
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Arizona-based Local Motors made car history recently when it became the first firm to 3D print a driveable car. The BBC's Samira Hussain was given exclusive access behind the wheel.
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