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The UK government said the firms needed to inform customers when they had paid for their handsets.
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Treasury select committee seeks evidence on the Bank's efforts to improve its gender and ethnic mix.
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Harmoniously weaving together the art of dance and the science of mechanical engineering, Huang Yi performs a man-machine dance duet with KUKA -- a robot he conceptualized and programmed -- set to stirring cello by Joshua Roman.
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New trains running from London to Cardiff were called "the biggest fleet upgrade in a generation".
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Train drivers are to consider a deal to end their long-running action, Aslef says.
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The final vehicle left the production line on Friday, in what many consider a symbolic moment.
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On Black Monday 30 years ago investors were stunned by a global stock markets crash. What's its legacy?
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With her gorgeous, haunting photographs, artist Uldus Bakhtiozina documents dreams, working with daily life as she imagines it could be. She creates everything in her work by hand -- from costumes to stages -- without digital manipulation, bringing us images from the land of escapism, where anyone can become something else.
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The deadline is approaching for US cities to submit proposals to host Amazon's new headquarters.
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French cosmetics chain Sephora is using augmented reality so that customers can try on make-up virtually, before buying it.
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Lloyd Blankfein tweets he intends to spend more time in Frankfurt, a hint of a post-Brexit move.
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Police say scams involving share price bets called "binary options" are a growing problem in the UK.
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With what3words, Chris Sheldrick and his team have divided the entire planet into three-meter squares and assigned each a unique, three-word identifier, like famous.splice.writers or blocks.evenly.breed, giving a precise address to the billions of people worldwide who don't have one. In this quick talk about a big idea, Sheldrick explains the economic and political implications of giving everyone an accurate address -- from building infrastructure to sending aid to disaster zones to delivering hot pizza.
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Prof Joanna Haigh from Imperial College London explains why this gas has played a crucial role in shaping the Earth's climate.
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IWG says investment will lead to extra costs while sales have been weaker than expected.
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The financial industry thinks an emergency phone number could stop some bank fraud.
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The Office for National Statistics says retail sales dropped last month, reversing a jump in August.
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The troubled construction and support services firm says it could breach its banking agreements.
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Sales growth at the consumer goods giant slows as it is hit by poorer weather in Europe and US hurricanes.
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Flying insects have declined by more than 75% in 30 years in German nature reserves, alarming ecologists.
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The world's second largest economy has taken steps to rein in debt and cool the housing market.
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Animals were transported from as far away as the north east of Scotland to the Neolithic site in Wiltshire.
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The £87bn a year the sector generates for the economy is at risk, the sector's trade body says.
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Rubbish dump
18 Oct 2017 3:22:47
A ban on the import of waste in China is about create a major blockage backing up through the global waste disposal system
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Fear the deer
18 Oct 2017 3:18:10
Milwaukee is historically famous for its beer and its motorcycles, but now its basketball team is hoping to fly the flag for the US city.
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