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Sting in the tail?
30 Mar 2011 7:09:32
Kenya's Maasai swap cows for bees but face flatulent mongooses
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The UK government funds research that considers ways to cut emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from the nation's livestock.
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Airport operator BAA is told by the Competition Commission that it should sell Stansted and either Glasgow or Edinburgh airports.
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Vietnam has raised fuel prices for the second time in five weeks, citing higher global oil prices.
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Newcastle football club's year outside the Premier League pushes them further into debt.
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The UK's largest bus and rail operator is spending £160m buying 955 new vehicles over the next two years.
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Seawater near Japan's crippled Fukukshima nuclear plant is said to have a higher level of radioactive iodine than previously reported.
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The Australian dollar has risen to a 29-year high against the US dollar as demand for commodities continues to grow.
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Qantas Airways warns that profits will be hurt by recent natural disasters in Japan, New Zealand and Australia.
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Global reliance
29 Mar 2011 3:14:22
Japanese parts shortages to hit, but not just yet
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The challenges facing football clubs and businesses around the world will be examined at Manchester's second Soccerex European Forum event.
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The Times and Sunday Times had 79,000 monthly digital subscribers at the end of February, according to new figures.
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Debt fears over Portugal and Greece force ratings agency Standard & Poor's into downgrading the countries.
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Construction work on London's Olympic Stadium finishes as the last piece of turf is laid, although the venue's track is yet to be installed.
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China remains the world's leading powerhouse in low-carbon energy technology as global investment in the sector reaches a new high of $243bn, a study shows.
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Old World monkeys have better numerical skills than previously thought, scientists find.
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Shares in CPP dive by 50% after the card protection company says it is being investigated by the Financial Services Authority.
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US single family home prices fell for the seventh month in a row in January, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index of prices.
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The world economy needs more long-term investment in infrastructure, but funds are getting tighter, says the World Economic Forum.
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Conservative MP Douglas Carswell explains how government spending will continue to rise annually despite talk of cuts.
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Budget supermarkets see a rise in profits as cautious customers seek out value for money products.
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Simon Hayes, chief UK economist at Barclays Capital, predicts a "long and difficult road" for the the UK with some cuts yet to come into force and for their effects to be felt by people and the markets.
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When first discovered in 2010, the Stuxnet computer worm posed a baffling puzzle. Beyond its unusually high level of sophistication loomed a more troubling mystery: its purpose. Ralph Langner and team helped crack the code that revealed this digital warhead's final target -- and its covert origins. In a fascinating look inside cyber-forensics, he explains how.
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Long game
29 Mar 2011 2:51:34
No immediate end in sight for Japan nuclear crisis
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The US Supreme Court is set to hear evidence on whether the largest sex discrimination lawsuit in US history, against retailer Walmart, should go ahead.
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