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President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.
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An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.
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An adviser to London mayor Boris Johnson says he "strongly suspects" the plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", would be rejected.
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African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.
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Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at £750m, as the end of the transfer window approaches.
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Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.
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The amount of new money being borrowed by consumers soared to more than £1bn in July, according to the Bank of England.
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Dave Lewis is taking over as chief executive of Tesco a month earlier than planned. Retail analyst Steve Dresser considers what he needs to do for the company.
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One of the UK's most high-profile fund managers, Neil Woodford, says he has decided to sell his holding in HSBC because he is worried about "fine inflation".
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Melting ice is fuelling sea-level rise around the coast of Antarctica, a new report finds.
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India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, meets Japan's Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on his first major foreign visit since taking office.
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Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.
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Shares in Tesco fall further following news that a major shareholder in the supermarket has cut its stake.
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UK manufacturing body the EEF trims its growth forecast for the sector after its members report a slowdown in both orders and output.
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Heineken sells its Mexican packaging business to US firm Crown Holdings in a deal worth $1.23bn (£740m).
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A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
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Global consumption of meat needs to fall to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment, a study says.
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New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.
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China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.
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The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares.
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As food prices in the US increase, more people are looking for sources of free food - including other people's garbage. The BBC went dumpster diving with "freegans" in New York City.
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Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers
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Could chip and pin technology be open to a new type of "skimming" fraud which is being used to steal people's cash?
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Doping experts have yet to find an effective test for athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a worldwide ban is introduced.
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The girl with three biological parents
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