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The Philippine economy grew faster than expected in the three months to June, expanding by 6.4% from a year earlier.
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The US online retailer Amazon and French publisher Hachette are arguing over the cost of ebooks to those buying the products for their tablets and machines.
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The birth of a pair of rare bongo antelopes in captivity is "fantastic news" for the "critically endangered" species, say conservationists.
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An open letter signed by more than 200 business figures says the case for independence “has been made”.
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As Qantas announces its biggest ever financial loss for the year ending in June, concern is mounting over whether it will need further foreign investment to keep airborne.
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Could unused TV signal improve rural broadband?
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Australia's national flag carrier Qantas reports a net loss of A$2.8bn for the year ending in June - its biggest ever financial loss.
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The prime minister is to tell business leaders that the UK is "an economy of opportunity" which supports one million Scottish jobs.
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Over the decades tonnes of disposed tents, spent oxygen cylinders and bottles have been left behind on Mount Everest by people trying to scale it. Now authorities are urging them to bring the waste back down with them to recycle it.
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Rape-prevention tool draws online backlash from anti-rape advocates
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Kamal Ahmed reports on whether businesses think a split from the UK would be good or bad for business.
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Neuroscientists artificially turn a mouse's fearful memory into a positive one, and vice versa.
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The number of people looking for work in France rises 0.8% in July, confirming a trend of high unemployment and slow growth.
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Why Georgia's winemakers hope to boost EU sales
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Can Qantas fix its financial troubles?
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HP is asking the owners of more than six million power cables to send back the cords to avoid the risk of being burnt by the kit.
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McDonald's says it will appeal against a court ruling in Moscow ordering the closure for 90 days of four of its Russian outlets.
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This talk begins with a personal story of sexual violence that may be difficult to listen to. But that’s the point, says citizen journalist Meera Vijayann: Speaking out on tough, taboo topics is the spark for change. Vijayann uses digital media to speak honestly about her experience of gender violence in her home country of India -- and calls on others to speak out too.
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Profits at Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba have nearly tripled, latest filings reveal, ahead of the firm's planned US stock market debut later this year.
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The German government announced proposals to tackle alleged abuses of the benefits system by migrants from elsewhere in the European Union.
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Retailers are missing out on income from spending by disabled people owing to a lack of accessibility at stores, the government says.
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Clothes firm sorry over 'Holocaust T-shirt'
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Low inflation in the price of groceries has led to growth in supermarket sales hitting a 10-year low, according to research firm Kantar Worldpanel.
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A pest controller takes on the "biggest job of his career" when he is called to deal with a nest of more than 5,000 wasps.
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Ten groups have been chosen as finalists in a $10m (£6m) competition to develop a real-life "tricorder" - the medical scanner used in Star Trek.
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