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India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has told parliament that the falling value of the rupee is "a matter of concern".
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Researchers say that being poor can significantly impact a person's mental resources, leaving less capacity for other tasks.
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Applications for apprenticeships made online rose by almost third during the twelve months to the end of July compared to the previous year.
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There is concern that Cumbria's pearl mussels, one of Europe's largest mussel populations, is at risk of being wiped out due a demand on the natural water supply.
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UK house prices continued to rise at a "fairly brisk pace" in August, increasing by 0.6% compared with July, the Nationwide said.
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Chinese banking giant ICBC has warned that the economic outlook is "complicated and uncertain", as the BBC's Juliana Liu reports.
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Afit Dwi Purwanto set up a lobster restaurant in Jakarta in February, and tells the BBC how he got started and how he makes his money.
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India faces a "painful, protracted period of slowdown", according to Deutsche Bank economist Taimur Baig, as markets lay bare its economic problems.
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Researchers say that the way whales cope with exposure to ultra violet light could help develop new anti-ageing treatments.
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Consumer prices in Japan rise at the fastest pace in nearly five years in July, as policymakers' attempts to end deflation appear to pay off.
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China Petrochemical Corporation, also known as Sinopec, agrees to buy a 33% stake in the Egyptian oil and gas business of US firm Apache Corporation.
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Scientist believe they have figured out why it takes us so long to adapt when we travel to new time zones.
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30 Aug 2013 0:38:45
British chillies have never been more in demand
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Dundee-based publisher DC Thomson is re-organising its online subsidiary, brightsolid, which owns Friends Reunited and genealogical sites.
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Organisers of next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow say ticket applications for some events have already outstripped supply.
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The economic recovery is gathering momentum, the British Chambers of Commerce claims, as it sharply ups its growth forecast for this year.
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Fifty years of the lava lamp
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Telecoms firm BT prepares to turn off its dial-up internet access service on 1 September.
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Will strikes push oil prices to record highs?
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Portugal's highest court rejects the government's plans to make it easier to fire civil servants, saying the measure is unconstitutional.
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Thousands of people protest in the Colombian capital in support of small-scale farmers and against the government's agricultural policies.
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The company behind the Nasdaq admits partial responsibility for a three-hour trading glitch on the tech stock exchange last week.
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The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency is described as a "shambles" in its handling of car registrations.
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HSBC is to increase its charges for 700,000 small business customers from Sunday, with many losing their free banking service.
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The National Football League and former players who say it hid the dangers of concussion reach a $765m (£490m) settlement, a judge says.
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