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UK telecoms regulator Ofcom is to launch an investigation into BSkyB over the supply of its sports channels to rival broadcasters.
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How do you prepare for a lifetime of renting?
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The Chancellor, George Osborne, is expected to outline the government's plans for the future of Lloyds and RBS during his speech at the Mansion House.
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BT chief executive Ian Livingston is to leave the company to join the government as a trade minister, David Cameron announces.
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Chinese property developer Dalian Wanda Group has said it will spend more than £1bn ($1.6bn) to buy a British yacht maker and develop a hotel in London.
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Clothing manufacturers in Peru expect to make bumper profits next year by making football shirts for global fans descending on Brazil for the World Cup.
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The average single person in their twenties will now have to save for over 14 years before they can buy a home, says the housing charity Shelter.
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A moth not previously recorded in Scotland is spotted in the Highlands after conservationists missed their ferry.
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The Bank of England governor was outvoted again at his final monetary policy committee meeting, with the body voting 6-3 against more stimulus measures.
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The IMF offers free online university courses
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Dr Carolyn Porco describes how the Cassini spacecraft will photograph Earth from Saturn
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The chief of Canadian Bombardier, Pierre Beaudoin, has said the company's new C-series of regional jets could boost revenues by as much as a quarter.
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It is not just planes and helicopter on display at the Paris Air Show, as the BBC's Theo Leggett found out when he tried on some of US defence firm Raytheon's new kit.
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Investors want to know when the US Federal Reserve will begin scaling back its help for the economy - that is, buying $85bn a month in bonds and keeping interest rates low.
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Lord Myners, the former Labour city minister, says "very little will change for several years as a result of the Tyrie report" on banking standards.
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Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades urges eurozone leaders to help his country's biggest bank and sharply criticises the bailout agreed in March.
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US satellite TV operator Dish Network says it will not submit a revised bid for Sprint Nextel, leaving the way open for a rival bid from Japan's Softbank.
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High levels of a toxic radioactive isotope, strontium-90, have been found in groundwater at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator says.
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Welsh rugby chief Roger Lewis calls for a home nations rethink of how profits generated by British and Irish Lions tours are split.
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Dalian Wanda Group, a Chinese property developer, says it will spend £1bn ($1.6bn) to buy a British yacht maker and property in London.
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The Cassini probe in orbit around Saturn is going to picture the ringed planet in a special photo that also includes a distant Earth.
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Singapore's economy is being impacted by the huge cloud of smoke that drifts in from Sumatran wood fires every year.
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South Korea is looking to buy 60 advanced fighter aircraft for $3.7bn in its biggest-ever defence deal.
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Older male burying beetles work harder at parental care and mating than younger counterparts, a study suggests.
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A hairy crab named after US actor David Hasselhoff hitched a ride on an ocean "highway" to colonise deep sea vents in the Atlantic tens of millions of years ago.
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