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There could be at least 320,000 viruses awaiting discovery that are circulating in animals, a study suggests.
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A deadly skin-eating fungus is threatening the fire salamander population in the Netherlands.
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The great Cold War battle of the insects
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As South African gold miners go on strike over pay, one worker talks about her struggle to make ends meet.
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Five pioneers of technological innovation
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Some 86% of all new complaints made to the UK's financial ombudsman in the first half of the year were about PPI mis-selling - a record high.
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The app helping a blind skater roam free
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Why youthful rebellion might be a sign of business flair
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Small business owners polled in the UK work fewer hours than their counterparts in the US, Germany, France, Netherlands or Spain, according to a survey.
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Thai authorities will seek to arrest a grandson of Red Bull's co-creator, accused of killing a policeman, after he fails to appear in court.
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The chief executive of Vodafone tells the BBC the offer to sell its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless to US telecoms group Verizon Communications "was in the interests of our shareholders to accept".
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Vodafone shareholder Stan Grierson tells BBC News how he will reinvest his shares.
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The crisis at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant "has not ended", the country's nuclear watchdog warns, saying the situation there is "unstable".
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UK telecoms giant Vodafone confirms the sale of its 45% stake in US-based Verizon Wireless for $130bn (£84bn).
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The chief executive of Chinese tech giant Lenovo - the world's biggest maker of personal computers -says he will share his bonus with his employees.
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A new London skyscraper dubbed the "Walkie Talkie" is blamed for reflecting light which melted parts of a car parked on a nearby street.
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The Communication Workers Union says postal workers are to vote on whether to strike over pay and issues linked to Royal Mail privatisation plans.
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Organisers of a badger cull in Somerset are "pleased with progress", the Environment Secretary says.
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Internet giant Yahoo closed its news and community services in China at the weekend, according to local media.
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A new scheme aimed at bringing some of England's 710,000 empty homes back into residential use has been launched. Letting agent Andrew Marshall showed the BBC a typical empty house in County Durham.
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Lending from banks taking part in the Funding for Lending scheme gathered pace in the second quarter of the year, the Bank of England says.
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President Barack Obama has said he will decide in the coming weeks who will replace Chairman Ben Bernanke when his term ends in January.
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Gareth Bale has become the world's most expensive footballer after Real Madrid paid Tottenham Hotspur £85m (100m euros) for the forward - but, asks Sport Editor David Bond, is he worth it?
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UK factories are "booming again", a survey of the manufacturing sector says, with output and new orders growing at their fastest rates since 1994.
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The origins of human tuberculosis have been traced back to to hunter-gatherer groups in Africa 70,000 years ago, an international team of scientists say.
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