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Tiny structures found within 3.4bn-year-old sandstones in Western Australia show early microbes on Earth were processing sulphur for energy and growth.
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VIDEO: Family finance tips
22 Aug 2011 9:29:17
Family finances are worse than during the 2009 recession, according to research from Markit.
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UK software firm Micro Focus ends takeover discussions with a number of suitors as a result of the current volatility in the markets.
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Deutsche Bank's South Korean brokerage and four of its employees are charged with illegally manipulating Seoul's stock market last year.
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Shell says safety is its priority, after calls for North Sea activities to be curbed in the wake of the leak.
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Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider say that a signal that suggested they might have seen "hints" of the Higgs particle has weakened.
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The Tunisian Finance Minister Jalloul Ayed estimates the worth of ousted President Ben Ali's confiscated assets.
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An independent investigation into the decision to transfer the Olympic Stadium to West Ham concludes there is no need to re-open the bidding process.
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DNA tests on prehistoric mummies found on a Hebridean island show they were made up of different body parts arranged to look like one person.
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Ian Mulheirn, director of the Social Market Foundation, and employment minister Chris Grayling debate whether the work scheme's performance targets are simply unreachable.
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North Korea says it is seizing assets at a tourist site jointly operated with the South, giving South Koreans 72 hours to leave the resort at Mount Kumgang.
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More than one in 10 town and city centre shops across the UK were vacant at the end of May, the British Retail Consortium says.
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One of the world's most endangered cats, the Iberian lynx, may not be doomed by its tiny population size, a study suggests.
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Oil prices fall on speculation that conflict in Libya may be coming to an end as rebels enter the capital Tripoli.
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Thailand's economy shrank because of the tsunami and earthquake in Japan
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Cycling generates nearly £3bn a year for the UK economy, according to a new report released by the London School of Economics.
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The price of gold remains strong and analysts say it could well go much higher.
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Thailand's economic growth slows in the second quarter due to supply chain disruptions caused by the quake and tsunami in Japan.
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Almost 40% of households saw their finances deteriorate between July and August, according to an economic survey.
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Scottish house prices fell by 3.7% in the past three months, according to the latest report by Lloyds TSB Scotland.
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The way cells in the gut fight off toxins produced by the hospital bug Clostridium difficile has been discovered by US researchers.
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A breakdown of a recycling system in cells appears to be the underlying cause of a fatal nerve disease.
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Playing fair
21 Aug 2011 6:36:37
Online gambling firm tackles sports frausters
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Ofgem brings in accountants BDO to see if energy firms understated their retail profits to justify higher prices.
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A human rights lawyer is challenging Scotland's university funding system saying it is unlawful to charge English students north of the border.
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