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Greece asks Interpol to question a London trader over an email which talked of the high chance of a Greek default.
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US regulators fine former Amaranth trader $30m (£18.2m) for manipulating market as authorities assemble team to examine market abuse.
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The Antarctic ozone hole has made a major contribution to Australia's recent droughts, researchers find.
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The defence has given its closing arguments in the US trial of a billionaire hedge fund boss accused of insider trading.
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You might remember the "barbecue summer" that never was but now it seems a "barbecue Easter" is almost upon on us.
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Limiting damages
21 Apr 2011 7:15:26
Tepco braces itself for billions of dollars in compensation claims
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BP has agreed to provide $1bn (£600m) to repair damage to the US Gulf Coast resulting from last year's oil spill.
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Eastern lure
21 Apr 2011 7:06:14
Luxury brands look to Asia for cash as well as customers
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South Africa's government halts plans by the oil firm Shell to extract natural gas from the Karoo desert by using a method known as "fracking".
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US bank Morgan Stanley reports a 48% drop in profits in the first quarter of this year - much less than had been feared.
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An unexpected bonus for the High Street as new figures show retail sales were up in March.
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Fiat moves a step closer to taking control of Chrysler after buying an extra 16% share in the company.
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Have Intel and Microsoft Windows failed to adapt to the new world of technology?
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China announces plans to raise the income tax threshold by 50% in an attempt to narrow the wealth gap and prevent social unrest.
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Great tits are filmed hunting and eating nesting bumblebees for the first time.
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A stream of electrons between Saturn and its small moon Enceladus
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All over the planet, giant telescopes and detectors are looking (and listening) for clues to the workings of the universe. At the INK Conference, science writer Anil Ananthaswamy tours us around these amazing installations, taking us to some of the most remote and silent places on Earth.
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The government has issued a "smog alert" for the Easter weekend in England and Wales over polluting particles which could affect people's health.
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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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As final preparations for the royal wedding get underway, Fiona Foster takes a look at how important the Royal Family is to the UK travel industry.
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Fast food giant McDonald's reports better-than-expected first-quarter profits with sales growing in the US, Europe and Asia.
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Judgement Day
21 Apr 2011 3:40:25
How close did we get to the future seen in the Terminator franchise?
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Bed manufacturer Silentnight asks creditors to agree to a plan to deal with its huge debts after banks withdraw credit facilities.
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The Chinese government is attempting to boost the sales of more "green" vehicles with big discounts for electric and hybrid cars.
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Spending on flirting and dating services on mobiles phones showed signs of hotting up last year, official figures show.
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