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Parents who default on their child maintenance payments face being turned down for mortgages and credit cards under new government plans.
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Requests by governments for Facebook's user data are up by nearly a quarter in the first half of the year compared to the previous six months.
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In just three years Twitch.tv has become a household name for videogamers but does it represent a new mainstream cultural phenomenon?
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As Taylor Swift removes her back catalogue from Spotify, Newsnight asks if the streaming structure is the best way for artists to share their music - and be compensated.
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Is your car spying on you?
05 Nov 2014 0:09:51
Is the connected car a threat to data privacy?
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Colleges forced to show they are value for money
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Reducing risks on the final frontier
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India's business leaders seek concrete steps from government
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Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox reports profits of $999m in the third quarter, buoyed by strong earnings in its film and cable television units.
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Engineering group Rolls-Royce says it is planning to cut 2,600 jobs over the next 18 months.
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The truth about welfare spending
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Using a remote-controlled vehicle disguised as a penguin helps researchers study shy emperor penguins up close.
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A video of astronaut Chris Hadfield singing David Bowie's song on board the International Space Station is back online
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Britain's status as a hub for the international art market is under threat from other overseas centres, according to campaigners - who say it is all down to a Brussels directive.
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As a tribunal rules that workers who regularly do overtime should receive higher holiday pay, former caretaker John Breen tells the BBC he could only afford two days holiday per week when he used to work 37 hours on a low wage.
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Crude oil prices hit a four-year low after Saudi Arabia unexpectedly cut the price of crude oil sold to the US, adding further pressure to the growing US oil industry.
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In this intriguing talk, biologist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim introduces us to rare plant species from isolated islands and regions of Africa. Meet the shape-shifting benjoin; the baume de l'ile plate, which might offer a new treatment for asthma; and the iconic baobab tree, which could hold the key to the future of food. Plus: monkey apples.
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The landing site on a comet to be targeted by a European robot next week is named "Agilkia" following a public competition.
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Engineering group Rolls-Royce says it is plans 2,600 job cuts over the next 18 months, mainly in its aerospace division, and says these will not be the last.
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Highlights from the World Travel Market in London
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What does the overtime ruling actually mean?
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The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba reports its first profits as a public company are up 15% at $1.1bn (£687m).
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The eurozone's largest bank, Santander, sees third-quarter profits jump by more than 50%, helped by better results in the UK.
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The 18-country strong eurozone economy will grow by just 0.8% this year and is not improving fast enough, the European Commission says.
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Workers have won a groundbreaking case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal to include overtime in holiday pay.
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