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Two-speed Asia
12 Apr 2011 4:56:42
China and Japan are developing at very different speeds
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India's telecom minister, Kapil Sibal, proposes changes to telecom policy in an attempt to streamline the industry.
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Japan raises the severity measure of its nuclear crisis to the highest level, but says radiation leakage is a tenth of that from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
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An ambitious project gets under way to create a network of "Bee Roads" to act as food-rich routes for pollinators.
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Tokyo Electric Power Company may face as much as 2 trillion yen ($23.6bn) in compensation claims, according to JP Morgan.
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Scotland's political leaders are to face questions about business and the economy as they go head-to-head at a hustings in Edinburgh.
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The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its view of Japan, saying it expects the economy to grow by just 1.4% this year.
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Tragic chemistry
11 Apr 2011 3:27:46
The Jewish scientist whose work made the gas chambers possible
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A look inside Star City, where Russian cosmonauts train to go into space - just as Yuri Gagarin did.
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High ambitions
11 Apr 2011 3:16:25
Who wants to be a cosmonaut when they grow up?
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There is no sign yet of the UK property market pulling out of the doldrums, says the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
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Space race
11 Apr 2011 3:09:58
What if the Soviet Union had beaten the US to the Moon?
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The struggling UK High Street is hit with another blow after the British Retail Consortium records its worst fall since records began in 1996.
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Concrete jungle
11 Apr 2011 3:03:27
How scientists at MIT are turning concrete green
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On the upswing
11 Apr 2011 3:01:40
The business of golf is growing in Asia
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Nitrogen pollution may reduce average European resident's life by six months, says report
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US aluminium-maker Alcoa sees its profits rise on continued demand from a number of different sectors.
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Head of the ICB, Sir John Vickers, says UK banks that take too many risks should be allowed to fail in future
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A US appeals court rules that two men who say the concept for Facebook was stolen from them cannot back out of a settlement deal signed with the website.
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Renault's chief operating officer Patrick Pelata resigns but will remain within the firm, following an industrial espionage scandal.
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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh travels to China as the two Asian economies look to increase economic ties.
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Former British Finance Minister Lord Lawson says banking reform report 'does not go far enough'
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Endo Pharmaceuticals Holding agrees to buy medical devices maker American Medical Systems for about $2.6bn.
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Beer to biotech
11 Apr 2011 4:41:25
Brewing training helped woman found new firm
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The global economic recovery has "solidified" but risks to growth still remain, the International Monetary Fund says.
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