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Indonesian unions and bosses of US-owned mining giant Freeport are locked in talks to end a week-long strike at one of the world's biggest copper mines.
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Genetically identical forest trees raised in different areas and environments react differently when exposed to drought conditions, a study reveals.
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The government is to unveil plans for £110bn of investment in electricity generation in a new energy white paper.
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The BBC's Jonty Bloom reports on the complex balancing act required of the energy white paper
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Starbucks unveils a reorganisation of its operations, as it seeks to raise half of its revenues from outside the US.
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Graphic designer and art director Peter Saville discusses whether Manchester is the right place for a media hub outside London.
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Retail sales slowed their annual rate of decline in June, an industry body says, as shops began their summer sales early this year.
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A mission to save one of the world's rarest birds, the spoon-billed sandpiper, reaches an important milestone en route to Gloucestershire
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Eurozone finance ministers say they are determined to stop the Greek debt crisis from spreading to larger economies such as Spain and Italy.
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Using "untrained" volunteers during the 2012 Games at Tube stations could have "lethal consequences" for passengers, a union warns.
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Philippines exports fall in May as shipments of electronic goods, the country's biggest export, plunge.
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Apple accuses HTC of infringing its patents, in the latest legal saga involving smartphone and tablet PC makers.
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Precious scarcity
12 Jul 2011 0:23:48
US mine seeks rare earths alternative to China
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Members of one of BA's biggest pension schemes have been told it is in their best interests if their pensions rise more slowly then they were expecting.
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Luanda, the capital of Angola, is the world's most expensive city for expatriates, according to a survey, which ranks London 18th.
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Ethiopia aims for digital revolution
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Quick enough?
11 Jul 2011 2:49:25
New cabs and cleaner air for New York
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US aluminium-maker Alcoa posts a big increase in second-quarter profit, helped by rising metal prices.
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Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt refers Rupert Murdoch's bid for BSkyB to the Competition Commission.
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Qatar's World Cup chief Hassan al Thawadi mounts a vigorous defence of the Gulf state's right to host the 2022 tournament
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The Italian stock market has fallen by more than 4%, prompted by the country's borrowing costs - and fears that the eurozone's debt crisis is spreading to Italy and Spain.
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Ahead of the release of the latest inflation figures in the UK, the BBC's Declan Curry takes a look at whether inflation is a good or a bad thing.
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European stock markets fell heavily on Monday as concerns were raised about the eurozone debt crisis spreading to Italy and Spain.
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A Thai man accused of being a leading figure in the international trade in rhino horns appears in a South African court following his arrest.
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The Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, refers News Corporation's bid for BSkyB to the Competition Commission.
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