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Adders are the UK's only venomous snake and were once a common sight in the British countryside.
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Toyota is planning to start production of low-emission cars in China as it looks to increase its market share in the country.
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The UK's position as a good place to invest is being threatened by regulation and planning constraints, industry leaders warn.
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Tesco reports profits before tax up 11.3% to £3.54m in its first results since new chief executive Philip Clarke took over.
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Blackberry's maker has already said development costs will weigh on profits which has added to a share price slump.
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The British Olympic Association and the London 2012 organising committee agree a deal to end their bitter financial dispute.
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The world's major car firms are still banking on future car sales in China, despite slowing growth.
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Singapore Exchange, one of Asia's largest bourses, says profits fell after its failed attempt to buy Australia's ASX.
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More research is needed into a controversial fertility treatment, known as three-parent IVF, before it can be considered safe, a review says.
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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama report making $1.8m (£1.11m) last year, mostly through sales of the president's books.
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The US space agency awards funds to the companies it thinks may be closest to offering commercially run systems to carry American astronauts into space.
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Apple is suing its rival Samsung Electronic claiming that its Galaxy range "slavishly" copies the iPhone and iPad.
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Tricky operation
18 Apr 2011 3:15:25
The healthcare IT market is still wide open.
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Internet-based attacks on critical systems such as gas, power and water have increased around the world, a report suggests.
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Change management
18 Apr 2011 3:06:12
How the new Tesco boss got where he is today.
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Mexican wave bye-bye?
18 Apr 2011 3:01:42
The impact of Mexico's "drugs war" on the country's economy
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Youngsters on the make
18 Apr 2011 2:51:00
Young entrepreuners solve jobs shortage by making their own
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Albatross feathers from museum specimens have allowed scientists to construct a record of mercury pollution dating back more than 100 years.
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Governments have spent - and in some cases wasted - billions of dollars trying drag hospitals into the Internet era. But perhaps hospitals are better left to their own devices.
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Craig Whyte's camp say certain members of Rangers' board want to delay a decision on his takeover until the end of the season.
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Tata Motors set out to revolutionise India's car market with the launch of the world's cheapest car the Nano but sales have been disappointing.
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Score card
18 Apr 2011 7:11:55
How rating agencies became so powerful
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Italian chocolate tycoon Pietro Ferrero has died in an accident in South Africa, a spokesman for his company says.
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Vietnam is setting up a nature reserve to protect one of the world's rarest animals - an antelope-like creature called the saola.
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Thousands of Jobcentre Plus staff are staging a 24-hour strike in protest over working conditions. An employee explains the industrial action.
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