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The French authorities are getting tough on Google and other tech companies over their local tax arrangements
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Inflation in the 18-nation eurozone fell to 0.7% in February, down from 0.8% in January, revised figures show.
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Wolves leading an online poll of animals people would like to see re-introduced to the British countryside.
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Here's a TED first: an animated Socratic dialog! In a time when irrationality seems to rule both politics and culture, has reasoned thinking finally lost its power? Watch as psychologist Steven Pinker is gradually, brilliantly persuaded by philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein that reason is actually the key driver of human moral progress, even if its effect sometimes takes generations to unfold. The dialog was recorded live at TED, and animated, in incredible, often hilarious, detail by Cognitive Media.
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An opponent of HS2 has claimed there is "no academic evidence" that the HS2 rail line would grow the economy.
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The cosmic marker that's caused such a stir
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Scientists say they have found a signal left in the sky by the super-rapid expansion of space that occurred just fractions of a second after the Big Bang.
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An animal horn thought to be 3,000 years old is found on a beach in Gwynedd after the recent storms.
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US Navy Seals have taken control of a tanker full of oil loaded from a rebel-held port in Libya, the Pentagon says.
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Nick Davis reports on the new rush to mine rare earth minerals from the seabed.
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Shares in Britain's housebuilders rise sharply following the chancellor's decision to extend the Help to Buy scheme for new homes.
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Morrisons confirms that one of its employees has been arrested following the theft of payroll data from the majority of its staff.
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Lee Hopley and Jonathan Portes discuss reports of recent growth in the UK manufacturing industry.
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A BBC correspondent puts himself on the frontline in an experiment to measure how much air pollution we are exposed to on a daily basis.
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China offers cash to people who save a rare freshwater mammal found only in the Yangtze River basin.
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Speeding up the building of Britain's new proposed high speed rail link will cut costs and bring benefits to the North of England sooner, according to HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins.
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Online takeaway service Just Eat aims to raise £100m from listing its shares on the London Stock Exchange.
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Send your Budget questions to our business editor
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Vodafone agrees to buy Spanish cable operator Ono for 7.2bn euros ($10bn; £6bn), in a deal aimed at expanding its interests in Europe.
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Linda Yueh looks at how Hong Kong's stock exchange lost out to the US in winning the business of the year's hottest public stock offering - that of Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba.
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Toyota, the world's largest car maker, halts production at its two factories in India amid a labour dispute regarding wages.
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Australia is set to investigate its laws governing foreign investment of homes following a report saying a generation of Australians are being priced out of the market.
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The planet Mercury is about 7km smaller today than when its crust first solidified over four billion years ago.
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Asian shares 'entirely brush off' worries about the referendum in Crimea, but analysts warn of capital flights back into Russia in anticipation of sanctions
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A cross-party group of MPs criticises the government for including a valuable database of postcodes in last year's flotation of the Royal Mail.
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