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Top Spanish football clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid pay their players more than $7m (£4.3m) a year, on average.
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Airlines will soon be forced to raise compensation for passengers who are bumped from flights, and to show fees up front under new US government rules.
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Fiat says European car production will be cut by up to 100,000 units because of supply chain hold-ups in Japan.
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Up to three million people could receive compensation after British banks lost a key case over the mis-selling of payment protection insurance to borrowers
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A billionaire took advantage of friends and family to illegally make millions, prosecutors say, in the summing up of a major insider dealing trial.
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UK movie-streaming service Blinkbox has been acquired by supermarket giant Tesco as part of plans to "link" physical and virtual purchases.
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Economist Roger Bootle explains why a plan to isolate retail banking from investment banking might not be as effective as the Vickers Commission suggests.
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Searching the abyss
20 Apr 2011 6:02:17
The deep-sea mission to recover Air France flight 447
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A study of the birth of a chimpanzee reveals that the animals give birth in a way that was thought to be unique to humans.
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Uefa president Michel Platini apologises for the high cost of Champions League final tickets at Wembley, insisting cheaper options will be looked at in the future.
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Contemporary art has been an attraction for both art-lovers and investors at the start of 2011, a survey has indicated.
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John Hunter puts all the problems of the world on a 4'x5' plywood board -- and lets his 4th-graders solve them. At TED2011, he explains how his World Peace Game engages schoolkids, and why the complex lessons it teaches -- spontaneous, and always surprising -- go further than classroom lectures can.
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Household products group Reckitt Benckiser reports a 10% rise in quarterly profits despite facing rising input costs.
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Eight to ten dairy farmers a week in England and Wales are forced to leave the industry as tough economic times make it difficult to stay in business.
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Toyota says it will cut output at its Burnaston plant to the equivalent of three half-days a week to manage a shortage of car parts.
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Planets in distant star systems may have black plants, according to new research by British astronomers.
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Yorkshire Building Society announces it is to merge with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society.
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Tricks of the trade
20 Apr 2011 2:40:08
CIA reveals secrets of WWI-era spies
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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin unveils plans to reverse Russia's shrinking population in a speech on the economy ahead of elections.
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Shares across European stock markets see big rises after a raft of strong corporate earnings reports.
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Japanese exports fall for the first time 16 months as companies struggle to recover from the earthquake and tsunami.
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Bernie Ecclestone dismisses reports that Formula 1 could be bought by Rupert Murdoch's media empire.
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Severe weather conditions have hit parts of the United States. Warren Faidley was the first person to pursue severe weather and natural disasters professionally.
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Toyota says it will cut output at its Burnaston plant to the equivalent of three half-days a week to manage a shortage of car parts.
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The giant solar flare witnessed in February was the result of five adjacent, twisting sunspots, say researchers at the National Astronomy Meeting.
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