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US President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet congressional leaders from both parties as the deadline to raise the nation's debt limit nears.
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The Environment Secretary claims that groups opposing a type of genetically modified rice are "wicked" - but is he right?
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Rangers' annual general meeting is delayed after shareholders seeking changes to the club's board won a court decision.
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The French operations of the US cosmetics giant Avon Products are to be closed by the end of the month, its Paris office says.
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How do we solve the problem of the suburbs? Urbanist Jeff Speck shows how we can free ourselves from dependence on the car -- which he calls "a gas-belching, time-wasting, life-threatening prosthetic device" -- by making our cities more walkable and more pleasant for more people.
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The effect of "vivid 3D vision" can be experienced with just one eye, a study by a Scottish university suggests.
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China a land of opportunity and risk for hi-tech companies
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British brands work to woo Chinese consumers
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A European Commission study plays down "benefit tourism" in the EU, saying jobless EU migrants are a very small share of benefit claimants.
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The signing of a UK-Isle of Man tax information-sharing agreement is a "momentous step forward", George Osborne says.
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A row between some Democrats and the Republicans has closed down large parts of the US federal government, and that could start to affect Britain and the rest of the world unless there is a resolution this week.
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The BBC visits a huge container ship taking goods between China and Britain.
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Golfer Rory McIlroy begins a legal action against his former management agent in what is understood to be a multi-million euro dispute over fees.
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The German league agrees a new worldwide television deal as it looks to close the gap on England and Spain.
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Prime Minister David Cameron announces a consultation aimed at helping small businesses get paid on time.
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Carrie Gracie reports from the London Taxi Company factory in Coventry.
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Plasterer Steve Paul explains the "devastation" of being forced out of business after a large construction firm failed to pay up.
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The 2013 Nobel Prize in economics has been awarded to Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller.
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Diamonds as big as jewels fall as "rain" on Saturn and Jupiter, seeded by giant lightning storms, according to new calculations by US scientists.
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Factories in the eurozone beat forecasts in August, as official figures for industrial output show the strongest growth for two years.
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The UK experienced a whole month of flying ants this summer with four peaks of activity, according to data from a scientific survey and social media.
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Google is facing a backlash over plans to put people's faces and comments about products and places into ads.
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How accurate is the science in modern science fiction?
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WH Smith takes its UK site completely offline while it removes pornographic abuse-themed e-books from its product listings.
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Steph McGovern meets business leaders at Manchester Airport following the news that a Chinese firm is to invest in a development there.
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