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UK engineers finish the assembly of a wind-observing satellite that meteorologists expect to have a major impact on weather forecasts.
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Babies learn language in the early months of life, and retain this knowledge, say scientists.
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A replica of an Arctic basecamp has been set up by a group of leading scientists, as a call to action to global leaders attending the World Economic Forum summit.
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Golden idea
18 Jan 2017 0:21:51
Internet entrepreneur Charles Chen Yidan is going to award $8m per year to education projects.
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Weighing it up
18 Jan 2017 0:14:56
Free trade has been a dominant part of the post-WW2 global economy, but it is now being challenged.
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China has launched a direct rail freight service to London, as part of its drive to develop trade.
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Happy 100th
18 Jan 2017 0:06:14
With more and more people expected to live until 100, how does that affect our working lives?
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Tens of thousands of grandparents are missing out on £230 of credits, a former pensions minister says.
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Aerial video shows a huge ice crack which is forcing British Antarctic Survey staff to leave their base.
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Reality check
17 Jan 2017 6:33:20
Theresa May says she wants an agreement with the customs union but not full membership.
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Morgan Stanley reports stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter profits, boosted by a post-election rally.
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Five years ago, TED Fellow Jennifer Brea became progressively ill with myalgic encephalomyelitis, commonly known as chronic fatigue syndrome, a debilitating illness that severely impairs normal activities and on bad days makes even the rustling of bed sheets unbearable. In this poignant talk, Brea describes the obstacles she's encountered in seeking treatment for her condition, whose root causes and physical effects we don't fully understand, as well as her mission to document through film the lives of patients that medicine struggles to treat.
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The impact of wet and cold weather means yields in Spain and Italy are much lower and prices higher.
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Business generally welcomes Theresa May's speech as providing clarity, but they still want more detail.
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Anthony Scaramucci, an adviser to Donald Trump, tells the BBC that the president-elect is likely to tear up the old rulebook of how trade deals are done.
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The chancellor is likely to find it impossible to balance the books in the years ahead without raising taxes or cutting spending, the OBR is warning.
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Abellio agrees to sell 40% of its Greater Anglia rail franchise to Japanese firm Mitsui.
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Donald Trump's comments about Germany's Angela Merkel were misinterpreted, one of his advisers says.
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A Trump adviser says that if China entered a trade battle with the US it would cost them "way more".
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Apple is raising prices in its UK App Store by 25% to take account of sterling's drop versus the dollar.
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UK house prices continued to grow strongly in the year to November, official figures indicate.
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The UK's inflation rate rose to 1.6% in December, up from 1.2% in November, official figures show.
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Could experts at Davos find the right formula to shaping urban policies that will create progressive cities?
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The pound recovers ahead of Theresa May's speech on Brexit while the FTSE falls.
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High Street baker Greggs raises its profit guidance after a "strong" Christmas.
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