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Publishing group Pearson - which is selling its Financial Times newspaper - reports a first half loss of £115m compared with £36m a year earlier.
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The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday finalized a deal to cut tariffs on $1 trillion (£644bn) worth of information technology products.
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Searching for alien life with a telescope down under
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It's the dwarf planet that keeps on giving. Now Newsround has compiled all the pictures of Pluto so far into one manageable minute.
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The number of single-use plastic bags handed out by UK supermarkets increases for the fifth year, rising to 8.5 billion.
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The International Monetary Fund warns Japan not to rely too much on the weak yen but to push for more reforms.
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The US blacklists a Singapore-based shipping firm over allegations it is supporting illicit arms shipments to North Korea.
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Scientists find the first ever four-legged snake, which lived at the time of the dinosaurs and probably dug burrows.
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The energy and climate change secretary is accused of "grotesque hypocrisy" ahead of a speech she will deliver about the government's plan to tackle climate change.
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What next for the man in charge of Google Glass?
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Tony Fadell, the man in charge of Google's troubled Glass computer, tells the BBC it is going to take time to get it right.
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Trying to predict the South Asian monsoon by studying the ocean
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How drugs firms are spending more on chronic illnesses
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The dos and don'ts of Twitter for bosses
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"Among the strongest and most remarkable quarters in our over 23 years as a public company," is how Starbucks boss Howard Schultz has described its third quarter performance.
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Pearson publishing group sell the Financial Times to Japanese group Nikkei.
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Amazon shares surged more than 14% in after-hours trading after it reported better than expected sales figures.
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Buying a McDonald's breakfast after the current cut off time of 10.30 may soon be possible, in the US at least.
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Denmark gets EU approval for a 19km (12-mile) road-rail tunnel that will cut journey times to Germany.
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A 4,000 year-old Bronze Age skeleton, believed to be that of a child, is unearthed by archaeologists at a dig in Wiltshire.
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Why buy the Financial Times?
23 Jul 2015 6:49:17
How the Financial Times has changed in its 127 year history
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The government announces it is to cease funding for the Green Deal, spelling the end for its flagship energy household efficiency programme.
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A haul of planets from Nasa's Kepler telescope includes a world sharing many characteristics with Earth.
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A court has reversed a decision that would have led to compensation being paid to 43,000 borrowers with the former bank Northern Rock.
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Rural housing campaigners warn that the government's plan to extend right to buy legislation could decimate the provision of affordable housing.
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