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Argentina returns to the international borrowing markets with a sale of sovereign bonds that ends 15 years of exile since its 2001 default.
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How pooling patient data could help combat cancer
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Former workers of a Fife paper firm are awarded £1.5m in compensation after they were made redundant with just one day's notice.
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Netflix shares fall more than 9% in after-hours trading on Wall Street after the video streaming company predicts slower subscriber growth.
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The dinosaurs were already in decline 50 million years before the asteroid strike that finally wiped them out, a study suggests.
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Natural disasters around the globe have resulted in economic losses of roughly $7 trillion since 1900, according to a new calculation from scientists.
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The interests of farmers in England and Wales are best served by remaining in the European Union, the National Farmers' Union declares.
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A US appeals court backs a $1bn settlement between the National Football League and retired players who suffered brain damage.
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David Bernstein and Lord King resign from the Aston Villa board two days after the club's relegation.
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Amazon introduces new monthly subscription services as it steps up efforts to take on video-streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.
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What would you do if your job was to save the planet? When Christiana Figueres was tapped by the UN to lead the Paris climate conference (COP 21) in December 2015, she reacted the way many people would: she thought it would be impossible to bring the leaders of 195 countries into agreement on how to slow climate change. Find out how she turned her skepticism into optimism -- and helped the world achieve the most important climate agreement in history.
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The US Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from a group of authors who claim Google breached copyright laws by scanning books.
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In her first referendum road trip, the BBC's Steph McGovern reports from a distribution centre in Liverpool to look at the arguments on EU membership and trade.
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The UK's largest web host 123-reg accidentally deletes an unspecified number of business websites.
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Profits at Morgan Stanley more than halve in the first three months of the year following "challenging" market conditions.
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Would Brexit really cost your family £4,300?
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A crisis meeting about the global steel glut is being held in Brussels on Monday.
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Workers aged over 40 perform at their best if they work just three days a week, according to economic researchers.
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A European Space Agency effort to try to detect gravitational waves in space is not only technically feasible but compelling, a new report finds.
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Centrica, the owner of British Gas, lost 224,000 residential customers in the first three months of the year as householders switch to other providers.
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The chancellor says an EU exit would cost an average £4,300 per household - but Leave campaigners call the claim "completely absurd".
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Shares in the Australian airline Qantas tumble 10% after it warns of weaker demand in Australia and a drop in consumer confidence.
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The price of oil drops sharply after a meeting of oil producers fails to reach an agreement on freezing output.
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The UK's benchmark share index drops sharply as oil shares tumble after a meeting of oil producers fails to agree a cap on output.
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An activist's undercover work to shed light on illegal logging in Cambodia's forests has been recognised by the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.
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