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Plans for a new stadium in Cornwall are in jeopardy after councillors defer a decision on a supermarket which would have paid for it.
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Britain says it wants to become a "prospective founding member" of a new China-backed bank that could rival the likes of the World Bank.
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Shares in Asia were mostly higher on Friday, following US shares which made strong gains on Thursday and ended two days of falls.
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UK oil and gas companies expect to create thousands of jobs over the next two years despite the dramatic slide in oil prices.
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The world is running out of burial space
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Simon Gompertz tries out a new system from the Halifax, which allows customers to use their unique heartbeat pattern to access secure banking.
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Will the Chancellor be dishing out tidbits for voters in his Budget?
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The digi-currency may be coming to a coffee shop near you.
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BBC News editors give their predictions on what will appear in the Chancellor's Budget.
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Wang Jianlin, chair of China's largest property company, Dalian Wanda, says the UK has one of the most open markets in the world.
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F1 teams need to broaden out their businesses to cope with financial uncertainty, the head of Williams warns.
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Whither the world's ocean liners?
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Nasa cameras have captured images an X-class flare, the strongest category of Sun storm possible, and they are the first of its size in 2015.
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Disney announces it will produce a sequel to runaway hit Frozen, which last year became the highest-grossing animated film of all time.
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China's richest man says that he considers the UK the best place in the world to invest.
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BBC News looks at why Chinese internet giant Alibaba might be interested in Snapchat - even though the messaging app is blocked in China.
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Commerzbank agrees to pay a penalty to US authorities for violating sanctions against businesses in Iran and Sudan and for engaging in money laundering.
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The Hubble telescope obtains compelling evidence that Ganymede - the largest moon in the Solar System - has an ocean beneath its icy crust.
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Waitrose has posted a drop in profit for 2014 as competition for market share in the UK grocery market continues to hit supermarkets' bottom lines.
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Shimpei Takahashi always dreamed of designing toys. But when he started work as a toy developer, he found that the pressure to use data as a starting point for design quashed his creativity. In this short, funny talk, Takahashi describes how he got his ideas flowing again, and shares a simple game anyone can play to generate new ideas.
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French authorities fine 11 of the country's top yogurt makers for engaging in a price-fixing cartel, which was revealed by Yoplait.
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Consumers are unaware - and lack confidence - in the seven-day service for switching bank accounts, the regulator has found
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A volcanic eruption in Tonga in January leads to the creation of a new island in the Pacific, some 500m across and 250m high.
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US shares open higher, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumping by more than 100 points, as the dollar weakens slightly.
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The first new Intercity Express train being built for the Great Western railway line arrives in Southampton from Japan.
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