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The majority of money for the first round of Olympics tickets sales will be debited from applicants' bank accounts by next week, organisers say.
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Plans for low-level radioactive waste disposal to be allowed at a landfill site in Northamptonshire are given the go-ahead by the government.
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Almost 3,000 jobs cuts are threatened at Focus DIY after the administrators say they have failed to find a buyer.
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David Radcliffe: "Most are still looking for low cost, and you're seeing the airlines bringing out cheaper seats, better seats down the back of the aircraft."
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Atomic anniversary
25 May 2011 0:47:34
Did Ernest Rutherford get the credit he deserved?
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The Venezuelan government says US sanctions on its state oil firm PDVSA for doing business with Iran are "imperialist aggression".
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Customers of the Bank of Scotland are likely to receive £17m in compensation after the bank is fined £3.5m for mishandling of complaints.
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French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde has announced her candidacy to be the next head of the International Monetary Fund.
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Masters of disguise
25 May 2011 0:38:12
The secret behind the cuttlefish's amazing transformation
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French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde announces her candidacy to be the next head of the International Monetary Fund.
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The global recovery still faces many risks, which could lead to stagflation, the OECD says in its latest economic outlook.
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Germany closes parts of its northern airspace because of ash from an Icelandic volcano, as a wider threat of disruption across Europe recedes.
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EU law restricting cookies from websites comes into effect, whereby the permission of the user must be sought before information is gathered
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Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) says it has made "good progress" in its first year as a stand-alone business.
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Brazilian legislators pass a law easing environmental regulations, which conservationists say will fuel destruction of the Amazon rainforest.
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UK flights are expected to return to near-normal after hundreds were cancelled on Tuesday because of drifting ash from the Icelandic volcanic eruption.
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An infra-red satellite image reveals the pattern of streets and houses in the buried ancient city of Tanis in Egypt.
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Consumers are adopting a "wait and see" attitude to their finances with demand for loans remaining low, a banking group says.
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JJB Sports sinks further into the red as the retailer's chairman warns that its recovery could take up to five years.
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The UK economy grew by 0.5% during the first three months of this year, latest official figures have confirmed.
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Farmers in eastern parts of England say the lack of rain has had a devastating effect on their crops after the warmest April on record.
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Rahul Sharma: "Consistently it's a combination of poor locations and nothing special on product that meant the chain hasn't been able to survive."
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Representatives from public sector workers' unions are to hold talks at the Cabinet Office as members are balloted over strike action.
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Sir Alan Rudge: "The only valid way to close the trade gap is something like a 20% increase in manufacturing. Anything else is pure theory."
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Mars rover mission at an end
25 May 2011 7:49:30
Nasa engineers concede they are unlikely ever to hear from the Mars Spirit rover again and are ceasing attempts to make contact with it.
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