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China's yuan may become a global reserve currency this year - Bank of America's Claudio Piron explains why that's important.
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Growth in the Philippine economy slows to its lowest pace since 2011 in the first quarter from a year ago, figures showed.
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Asian markets traded mostly higher, taking a positive lead from Wall Street after a rally lead indexes to close at record highs.
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Yahoo will face a US class action lawsuit for allegedly accessing the content of emails sent to its mail users from non-Yahoo Mail accounts.
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Jawbone sues rival California fitness technology firm Fitbit, accusing it of stealing commercially sensitive data.
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A human skull from a deep cave in northern Spain shows evidence of a lethal violent attack 430,000 years ago, a study shows.
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A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report.
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Why is 30 hours a week the threshold for tax breaks?
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Why Russian gas companies may turn to China
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The serious business of serving bar snacks in Brazil
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The Conservatives say they will freeze working-age benefits, including child benefit, for two years, but have still not spelt out what else will be targeted.
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Sports car maker Lamborghini confirms the launch of an SUV and signs a deal to build the car in Italy.
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The US Nasdaq stock index rallied to a record after technology and healthcare stocks advanced.
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The chief executive of CBS says the US TV network will 'probably' sign a deal with Apple TV.
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Researchers develop robots that adapt to damage in less than a minute, instead of the many hours needed by traditional self-learning systems.
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Unconscious bias is a prevalent factor driving culture, causing us all to make assumptions based on our own upbringings and influences. Such implicit prejudice affects everything, and it's time for us to be more thoughtful, smarter, better. In this funny, honest talk, Yassmin Abdel-Magied uses a surprising way to challenge us all to look beyond our initial perceptions.
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A study of three mice that spent 91 days on the International Space Station finds abnormalities in their skin.
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The makers of an advert-blocking browser plug-in defeat a second attempt to ban their product this year.
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The 'Dementor' wasp named after the Harry Potter creature is just one of many new species discovered in the Greater Mekong.
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The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial tried to influence other banks to manipulate the key benchmark rate, a court hears.
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Soft drinks firm AG Barr reports a 1.1% fall in sales amid a "competitive and volatile" market.
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People living in the Scottish Borders see the fastest rise in disposable incomes of anywhere in the UK, according to new figures from the ONS.
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The EU and Switzerland have signed an agreement to prevent EU residents from hiding money in Swiss banks, the European Commission says.
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The Queen's Speech outlines a bill that plans to cut red tape, potentially saving British business at least £10bn.
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Shares in Aer Lingus rise 3% in the wake of the Irish government's agreement to sell its 25% stake to IAG, the owner of British Airways.
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