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The boss of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has agreed to purchase the Washington Post newspaper for $250m (£163m).
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How wearable technology could transform business
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Walter Smith is urging Rangers fans to support boardroom changes after he steps down as chairman at Ibrox.
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A US professor launches Bigshot, a build-it-yourself camera, in an effort to teach children how its underlying technologies work.
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The Washington Post says Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos has agreed to purchase the company's flagship newspaper for $250m (£163m).
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A gas platform the size of a soccer pitch has been sent plunging to the bottom of the ocean, 200km (125 miles) off the coast of Norway.
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The UK government is launching a proposal to make it easier to turn empty High Street shops into homes.
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The UK's services sector has expanded at its fastest pace since December 2006, a survey has indicated.
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A pair of swallows raise four chicks in a nest built behind a speaker in a Land Rover's roof space.
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The world's first lab-grown burger was cooked and eaten at a news conference in London on Monday.
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Was lab-grown burger a gourmet treat, or ghastly grub?
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US regulators tell BP to respond to allegations of natural gas market manipulation, but the energy giant denies the claims.
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The Kenyan government revokes all prospecting and mining licences granted during the first five months of this year after complaints about the issuing process.
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Japan's nuclear watchdog says the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is facing a new "emergency" caused by a build-up of radioactive groundwater.
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Why do we argue? To out-reason our opponents, prove them wrong, and, most of all, to win! ... Right? Philosopher Daniel H. Cohen shows how our most common form of argument -- a war in which one person must win and the other must lose -- misses out on the real benefits of engaging in active disagreement. (Filmed at TEDxColbyCollege.)
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Walter Smith steps down from his post as Rangers chairman following a period of bitter infighting at Ibrox.
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As a government review of zero-hours contracts is under way, Business Secretary Vince Cable says there is evidence of abuse taking place.
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German officials demand publication of a partially-leaked study which reportedly alleges that West Germany engaged in systematic doping of athletes.
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Two brothers from Kent describe transforming aviation salvage into furniture, often worth thousands of pounds.
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A former manager at Royal Bank of Scotland impersonated a bond salesman at the bank after he lost his job in its property services division.
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Some £6.5m is paid out in fraudulent student loans as organised crime targets the Student Loans Company.
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The South Korean government concern as the Obama administration overrules a sales ban of some older Apple and iPad models.
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The recent heatwave has seen a rise in last-minute bookings giving a boost for the UK tourist industry.
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The British Heart Foundation has turned to opening larger furniture and electrical charity shops to build profits despite the economic climate.
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The world's first lab-grown burger was cooked and eaten at a news conference in London on Monday.
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