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Thousands of dangerous and counterfeit goods have been prevented from entering the UK after they were seized by Kent County Council Trading Standards from a huge consignment entering Dover Docks.
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About 1.5 million gas customers with pre-payment meters have been overcharged because their meters are faulty, the industry has admitted.
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A new species of horned dinosaur has been identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
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Royal Mail boss Moya Greene has told MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service" and has accused her company's competitors of "cherry picking" the most profitable business
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UK researchers obtain "rich" data from the Philae lander just before its power died.
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Saudi Arabia suggests it will not push for output cuts to help push up oil prices, as Opec oil producers prepare for Thursday's meeting in Vienna.
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Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.
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James Watson is to sell the Nobel Prize medal he won for the discovery of the structure of DNA.
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The founder of the seized file-sharing site Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, says he is out of funds after spending $10m on a legal battle.
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Goldman Sachs and HSBC are amongst four platinum and palladium dealers to be sued in New York for allegedly fixing the price of the metals.
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Business investment in the UK fell unexpectedly in the third quarter of the year, official figures show, although consumer spending remained strong.
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Why young professionals in Taiwan are getting out of the city
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Video bloggers or 'vloggers', as they're called, are being issued with new guidance by the Advertising Standards Authority, which says they have to make it clear if they are promoting products for money.
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Royal Mail boss Moya Greene tells MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service".
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A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.
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Mining shares help to pull the FTSE 100 higher, but shares in Thomas Cook plunge after its chief executive announces a shock departure.
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.
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Thomas Cook chief executive, Harriet Green, has resigned saying her work at the travel firm "is complete".
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Owner Ann Budge says leaving Tynecastle Stadium could be the most cost-effective long-term solution for Hearts.
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Video bloggers are being told they need to be completely clear about when they are being paid to promote products.
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Young people will be able to gain a full honours degree while earning a wage and paying no fees, under a new scheme.
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A new species of horned dinosaur is identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
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Taiwan's focus on developing high-tech and manufacturing industries saw many people migrate from its farms to its cities. Now, there is a reversal.
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Sony Pictures, the movie distribution arm of the Japanese consumer electronics giant, has been the target of a cyber attack. But there are few details.
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Asian shares traded mixed on Wednesday despite data showing that the US economy grew faster than forecast in the third quarter.
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