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Taipei's government is cracking down on illegal housing extensions on top of existing apartment blocks after a series of fires.
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An £8.5m hydro electric scheme near Crianlarich is the first project to benefit from £60m of new green funding.
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The Oscar nominees behind the film Interstellar explain how they created some of the visual effects in the movie.
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Penguins lost most of their sense of taste long ago in evolution, scientists have discovered.
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How your gadgets could be 'thingbot' army recruits
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Lance Armstrong must pay a record $10m in damages after losing a lawsuit with Dallas-based SCA Promotions, Inc.
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A universal-credit claimant who featured in a government film to promote the reform now says the system is riddled with computer problems and could make people destitute.
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We'll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? Too many of us deal with common psychological-health issues on our own, says Guy Winch. But we don’t have to. He makes a compelling case to practice emotional hygiene — taking care of our emotions, our minds, with the same diligence we take care of our bodies.
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Scientists struggle to explain a vast haze that was spotted high above the Martian surface in 2012 by amateur astronomers.
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) says it is "looking into" the HSBC bank over its Swiss tax-dodging scandal.
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A Borders energy firm is ordered by Ofgem to pay £250,000 to Citizens Advice for failing to treat its customers properly.
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There are plans to build a world centre for barley science here in Scotland.
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Researchers in Palo Alto in the US state of California are working with the most powerful X-ray laser in the world.
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A leading security company says it has uncovered an "unprecedented" cyber-attack on up to 100 banks, but experts are split over its severity.
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Total dividend income paid to shareholders around the world rose by 11% last year to $1.167 trillion, says investment firm Henderson Global Investors.
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The UK's withdrawal from the European Union would be a "disaster" for both sides, a European commissioner says.
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Three executives from LG electronics are due to stand trial in South Korea after being accused of vandalising washing machines made by rival firm Samsung.
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The FTSE 100 retreats as doubts grow that a meeting of European finance ministers will be able to strike a deal over Greece's debts.
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Labour would guarantee apprenticeships for every school leaver in England who "gets the grades" by 2020, Ed Miliband says in a speech setting out the party's business policies.
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Rolls-Royce says it does not "tolerate improper business" after the Financial Times reports that the firm has been accused of being involved in the Petrobras bribery scandal.
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One of Asia's biggest commodity-trading firms, Noble, "completely rejects" allegations made by a research firm over its accounting practices.
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Could Greece's debt problems force it out of the eurozone? BBC News takes a snapshot view of the debt crisis.
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European finance ministers will meet in Brussels later amid increasing scepticism that a deal over Greece's debt problems can be reached.
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William Hill and online betting rival 888 end talks over a possible takeover after an 888 shareholder rejects the offer as too low.
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When it comes to tackling long term unemployment, "100,000s of young people have been left behind", says CBI director.
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