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UK security services did not break the law in accessing personal data through the US Prism programme, a committee of MPs has said.
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An ageing UK population will put pressure on public finances unless £19bn of spending cuts or tax rises are introduced, says the OBR.
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Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is indicted by a prosecutor in Germany on a charge of bribing a former banker.
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UK unemployment fell by 57,000 to 2.51 million in the three months to May, the Office for National Statistics says - however Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Liam Byrne says job creation is too slow.
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New figures from China say the country had 591 million internet users at the end of June, representing 44% of the population.
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More than 480,000 new businesses were created in 2012 and this year that figure is expected to increase. Emma Jones from Enterprise Nation explains what help entrepreneurs need.
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The giant gas cloud heading for the black hole at the centre of our galaxy has begun its death spiral.
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The pound jumps after Bank of England minutes from its July meeting show policy makers voted 9-0 to keep the stimulus programme at £375bn.
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UK unemployment falls by 57,000 to 2.51 million - but Employment Minister Mark Hoban says, "We cannot be complacent, there are still some big challenges around tackling long-term unemployment".
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Closing Heathrow Airport would cost 100,000 jobs, said its chief executive who explained the bid for a third runway, announced on Wednesday.
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More than 480,000 new businesses created in 2012 and this year that figure is expected to rise.
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BP asks for a temporary halt to all compensation payments to people and businesses who say they lost money after the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
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UK unemployment falls by 57,000 to 2.51 million in the three months to May, the Office for National Statistics says.
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Foreign direct investment in China grew at its fastest pace in more than two years in June, despite the recent slowdown in its economy.
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Mining giant BHP Billiton reports record full-year production at its iron ore operations.
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India further eases rules on foreign direct investment in a broad range of industries in an attempt to support the sliding currency and boost growth.
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An unusual new species of dinosaur, which was unearthed in the deserts of Utah, is described by scientists.
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Vietnam is to get a taste of McDonald's after the US burger giant says it will open its first outlet there in 2014.
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South Korean firm Posco says it has scrapped a proposed steel project in the Indian state of Karnataka after delays and local opposition.
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A recent report by Moody's rating agency says Australia's lenders are grappling with the highest concentration of home loans in the world.
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Heathrow Airport will reveal details of its plan for a third runway later, in the face of opposition from environmentalists and London's mayor.
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Einstein told my father it was time to flee Nazi Germany
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Chinese stocks have failed to match investors' expectations
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The future where everything is wirelessly connected
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Stories behind the unemployed setting up their own businesses
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