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Car maker Saab's funding difficulties cast a shadow over its owner Swedish Automobile's half-year results due out on Wednesday.
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Only a third of items donated to door-to-door charity bag collectors end up in high street charity shops, with most being sold abroad, it is claimed.
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Thinking like insects
31 Aug 2011 4:17:22
Museums wage war on pests eating irreplaceable objects
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Business Secretary Vince Cable calls bankers "disingenuous" for warning reforms could damage economic recovery, and says reform must happen.
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The New Zealand Press Association, the country's national news agency, closes after 131 years in business.
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Taiwan's government is worried about falling birth rates which could mean a reduced workforce in the future.
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Plain white may be on the way out as diaper firms' designer nappies are increasingly popular.
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US oil major Exxon Mobil has clinched an Arctic oil exploration deal with Russian state-owned oil firm Rosneft.
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Magnetic mystery
31 Aug 2011 0:45:38
How science is creating a window on the Earth's core
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Manufacturing activity in two of Asia's biggest economies dips raising concerns about a slowdown in global economic recovery.
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The price of gold has surged as market volatility prompts investors to seek a safe haven. But can gold maintain its bull run?
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Jailhouse bake
30 Aug 2011 3:51:02
Delhi's prisoners earn their keep and learn new skills
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US consumer confidence slumped in August to its lowest level since April 2009, according to the latest monthly Conference Board report.
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Scientists hope to harness coral's natural defence against the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays to make a sunscreen pill for humans.
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It will take almost a century for women managers in the UK to be paid same as their male counterparts, a study says.
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Hamptons hideaway
30 Aug 2011 2:54:18
Seaside playground of New York's rich shielded from economic storm
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VIDEO: The lost decade
30 Aug 2011 2:51:11
How over 10 years the US economy went from bust to boom and bust again
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Land Rover will release an all-new version of its Defender model in 2015, it confirms.
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Minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest Open Policy Committee meeting show the highest level of dissent among its members for 19 years.
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Housing associations have warned that a whole generation is being locked out of the housing market.
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Spanish politicians overwhelmingly back holding a vote on introducing a constitutional cap on budget deficits.
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A new report claims that home ownership in England will fall to its lowest level since the mid 1980s.
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US oil major Exxon Mobil clinches an Arctic oil exploration deal with Russia's Rosneft, eclipsing BP's own lapsed deal.
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Sharing the results of a massive, worldwide study, geneticist Svante Pääbo shows the DNA proof that early humans mated with Neanderthals after we moved out of Africa. (Yes, many of us have Neanderthal DNA.) He also shows how a tiny bone from a baby finger was enough to identify a whole new humanoid species.
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Sharing the results of a massive, worldwide study, geneticist Svante Pääbo shows the DNA proof that early humans mated with Neanderthals after we moved out of Africa. (Yes, many of us have Neanderthal DNA.) He also shows how a tiny bone from a baby finger was enough to identify a whole new humanoid species.
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