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Scotch whisky industry leaders warn that Scottish plans for minimum pricing of alcohol could damage the industry's overseas sales.
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Survivors of India's Bhopal gas disaster burn an effigy of London 2012 Olympics organiser Lord Coe in protest at Dow Chemical's role in the Games.
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Scientists suggest Flerovium and Livermorium as names for the newest additions to the periodic table.
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The US unemployment rate drops sharply to 8.6% in November, its lowest level in two-and-a-half years, from 9% the month before, figures show.
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Research In Motion has revealed it will make a third-quarter charge after poor sales of its Playbook tablet computers.
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James Plunkett from a low and middle income families research group told Radio 5 live about their struggle three weeks into each month.
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Game designer Zynga, maker of the successful Farmville game for Facebook, says it will raise money on the stock market
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The Office of Fair Trading launches a probe into Groupon after it broke UK advertising regulations 48 times in 11 months.
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The proportion of homes in fuel poverty in England and Wales has risen from 18% to 24% in two years, estimates suggest.
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Homebuilder Berkeley reports a strong rise in pre-tax profits boosted by strong demand in London and the South East
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Britain's economic future is heavily linked to Europe, so how much damage could a worsening euro crisis cause the UK? Paul Mason reports.
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An MP has increased the pressure on two banking groups to reverse their decision to limit access to cash machines for some vulnerable customers.
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BBC News went to look inside the national stadium in Warsaw which is one of the venues hosting Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine.
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The government's public sector pensions policy is given a major boost following a ruling at the High Court.
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An unfinished self-portrait by the Dutch master Rembrandt has been discovered under another painting using advanced scientific techniques.
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Growth in the UK building sector weakens in November after a surprise gain in October, a survey suggests.
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Some of the world's biggest car makers are warning EU leaders about how damaging a prolonged debt crisis could be to their industry.
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Tom Glocer, chief executive of news group Reuters, is to step down after ten years in charge.
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European stock markets open higher as Europe's leaders call for closer economic integration as the way to resolve the debt crisis.
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Northern TUC regional secretary Kevin Rowan and James Ramsbotham, chief executive of the North-east Chambers of Commerce, debate whether public sector pay should be calculated regionally
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Honda says it is recalling 304,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to concerns about potentially faulty airbags.
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Angela Knight, of the British Bankers Association responds to calls by the Financial Policy Committee to cut bankers' bonuses and former City minister Lord Myners talks about how realistic it is to expect banks to fall into line.
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Marina Pacheco of the Mammal Society says mustelids "could be going extinct without us knowing" or "could be thriving"
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State-owned bank RBS announces that it has sold its pub group Galaxy to Dutch brewer Heineken for £422m.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to address parliament on the deepening eurozone crisis, as Germany and France step up efforts to find a solution.
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