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Cardboard connoisseur
11 Aug 2017 6:14:56
It has often been written off - but sales suggest bag-in-box wine is surging in popularity.
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The UK stock market falls 1.1% as investors look for safer assets.
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Behold the microscopic jungle in and around you: tiny organisms living on your cheeks, under your sofa and in the soil in your backyard. We have an adversarial relationship with these microbes -- we sanitize, exterminate and disinfect them -- but according to microbiologist Anne Madden, they're sources of new technologies and medicines waiting to be discovered. These microscopic alchemists aren't gross, Madden says -- they're the future.
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Sterling is touching nine-month lows against the euro and some experts say it could fall even further.
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Prices in the US rose by less than expected last month, as inflation in the economy remains tame.
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The UK's largest airport is among four sites to be given a low rating by the Civil Aviation Authority.
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Five workers were exposed to vapour from benzole in the coke ovens at the steel plant, in 2011.
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Tata Steel signs an agreement which will affect thousands of current and former workers.
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'Baby modelling - why not?'
11 Aug 2017 1:54:01
An insight into the world of baby and child modelling in South Africa.
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As Zambia's state-run energy company Zesco continues to increase prices, poultry farms are struggling to survive.
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Young are more likely to rely on cards and digital payments, although cash is still popular for others.
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BBC environment analyst Roger Harrabin reviews Al Gore's climate movie sequel.
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Movement artists Jon Boogz and Lil Buck debut "Honor thy mother," a delicate, powerful performance of spoken word, violin and dance that draws on the tormented relationship between nature and humanity.
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Scientists respond furiously to claims about climate change made in a BBC radio interview.
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The energy giant makes an operating loss, but gains more customers in a "tough" UK energy market.
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The Nigerian government is investing in a national airline but does the country need one?
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The building society lends less for home buying but opens more current accounts than any other provider.
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The EU food safety chief says he wants an end to "blaming and shaming" over the contamination scare.
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UK shares open lower, following falls in markets in the US and Asia.
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The authorities allege Weibo, WeChat and Baidu Tieba are being used for terrorism and rumours.
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Pigs have been freed of viruses that stop them being viable organ donors.
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The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the selfie stick became a million dollar idea.
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'Business as usual'
10 Aug 2017 3:52:11
Businesses in Manchester have been impacted by a fall in visitor numbers in the aftermath of the bomb attack in May, but they are optimistic of a full recovery.
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The BBC has analysed flight delays from the last two summers, with Gatwick Airport and EasyJet the worst.
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The number of customers changing suppliers has risen 14%, although those switching are still in a minority.
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