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Talk is cheap
23 Jun 2011 6:19:55
Cambodia's eight mobile phone networks give away free minutes as they fight for customers
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G20 agriculture ministers agree a series of measures they hope will reduce food price volatility and boost supplies.
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Artist-technologist Honor Harger listens to the weird and wonderful noises of stars and planets and pulsars. In her work, she tracks the radio waves emitted by ancient celestial objects and turns them into sound, including "the oldest song you will ever hear," the sound of cosmic rays left over from the Big Bang.
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Artist-technologist Honor Harger listens to the weird and wonderful noises of stars and planets and pulsars. In her work, she tracks the radio waves emitted by ancient celestial objects and turns them into sound, including "the oldest song you will ever hear," the sound of cosmic rays left over from the Big Bang.
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French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe says ironically the economic crisis affecting some EU countries will bring closer integration among member states and a federalism in terms of monetary policy.
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US new home sales fell 2.1% in May from the previous month, figures show, providing further evidence of the weak housing market.
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Thirty million barrels of oil from the US strategic petroleum reserve are to be released, officials say, amid high fuel prices and global supply issues.
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Home fittings company Homeform, the owner of brands such as Moben, Kitchens Direct and Dolphin, is to go into administration.
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The price of oil falls after International Energy Agency members agree to release some of their reserves.
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Engine's Robin Wight argues companies ignore the value of long-terms brands at their peril.
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The Irish Republic's economy grows 1.3% in the first quarter as exports surge, but domestic demand remains weak.
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Hays' Alistair Cox argues you should not languish in a job or sector which you do not like; make sure your career fits your strengths.
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Coutts chief executive Michael Morley says you are more likely to succeed if you focus on building relationships, not just making sales.
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Triple Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins calls the system for allocating London 2012 tickets a "shambles".
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The government says it delivered an extra 103,000 apprenticeships over the last year, twice as many as expected.
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Running on empty
23 Jun 2011 3:07:40
Saab teeters on the brink as cash runs out to pay staff
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The European Space Agency is pressing ahead with its wedge-shaped re-entry demonstrator known as the IXV, which it expects to launch in 2013.
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JK Rowling speaks to BBC News about Harry Potter and the future of print and digital books.
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Airbus piled up the orders at the Paris air show as it announced the largest single order of commercial aircraft in history.
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The government is to close its Central Office of Information (COI) - the agency behind public information films and government ad campaigns - with the loss of up to 400 jobs
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Some customers of Tesco Bank are still locked out of their accounts, four days after a the bank's computer systems crashed.
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EU leaders head to a Brussels summit under the cloud of the Greek debt crisis, which threatens the euro's stability.
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The government presses ahead with plans for new UK nuclear plants, confirming eight sites deemed suitable for power stations by 2025.
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Hung up
23 Jun 2011 0:15:23
Do we understand 'risk' of mobile phone use?
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The Harvard classmates of Mark Zuckerberg have agreed to accept the settlement reached with the social network in 2008.
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