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Fiorenzo Omenetto shares 20+ astonishing new uses for silk, one of nature's most elegant materials -- in transmitting light, improving sustainability, adding strength and making medical leaps and bounds. On stage, he shows a few intriguing items made of the versatile stuff.
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Prosecutors in France seek an inquiry into Finance Minister Christine Lagarde's role in awarding compensation to tycoon Bernard Tapie.
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Iran's first nuclear power station, at Bushehr, begins operating at a low level, says the Russian company that built it.
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Venture capitalist John Moulton says economic cuts should be deeper and go further to help the UK economy.
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A landing card from Albert Einstein's escape from Nazi Germany is on display for the first time - at Liverpool's Maritime Museum.
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Former Football Association chairman Lord Triesman claims four Fifa members sought "bribes" in return for backing England's failed 2018 World Cup bid.
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Childcare costs have risen every year for 10 years leading to some parents being "priced out of work", charities claim.
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Scientists embark on an expedition in the Pacific to find ways of curbing the damaging toll of tuna fishing, which is bringing some species to the brink of extinction.
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Tottenham Hotspur begin a second legal action at London's High Court over West Ham's successful bid for the 2012 Olympic stadium.
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Europe's biggest travel operator, TUI, has revealed half-yearly losses of £364m, a slight improvement on a year ago.
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First quarter profits at BG Group were unchanged on last year after civil unrest in North Africa held back production.
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Australia is to cut government spending by 22bn Australian dollars as it aims to post a budget surplus by 2012-2013.
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Japan's prime minister says plans to increase the use of nuclear power will be reconsidered in the wake of the Fukushima plant crisis.
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Scientists discover a new species of lizard in Cambodia, which has neither eyes nor legs.
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Rail unions agree a "groundbreaking" deal with Network Rail, which secures pay rises and other conditions during the 2012 Olympics.
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'Logs of war'
10 May 2011 1:04:13
Will EU deal end abuse in Liberia timber industry?
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Travellers can protect themselves from unexpectedly high mobile phone costs, says Ofcom, as it asks for examples of high bills.
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New Zealand says it is checking reports that a rare kiwi bird has been found thousands of miles from its native land in the Russian port of Sochi.
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Apprentice jargon
10 May 2011 0:31:59
The buzz-phrase nonsense contestants speak in
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The financial state of the UK's pension schemes deteriorated in April although they remained in collective surplus, figures show.
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The European Commission is discussing a plan to strip away special export advantages for some developing nations enjoying economic success
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Retail sales on the high street were up 5.2% in April according to the British Retail Consortium
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Bryan Roberts: "I think the British consumer is still showing some underlying resilience... we're just being much more careful."
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Standard & Poor has escalated eurozone woes by cutting the credit rating of debt-laden country Greece and warning that it could be slashed even further.
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Former Formula 1 world champions Williams, which floated on the Frankfurt stock market in March, sees profits rise by 28%.
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