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The European Central Bank (ECB) keeps interest rates at an historic low level of 0.5%, and says they will stay at that level or lower for 'an extended period'.
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The pound falls sharply and shares rally after the Bank of England warns that markets are wrong in expecting interest rates to rise soon.
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The UK and green groups welcome a move to rescue the EU's carbon trading scheme, but urge deeper reforms.
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The UK government announces that the five remaining Remploy factories in Scotland are to close, along with several sites in England.
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Car registrations in the UK rise for the 16th consecutive month, driven by competitive finance offers and strong growth in the private sector.
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AUDIO: Is the FTSE 100 fair?
04 Jul 2013 1:08:03
The FTSE 100 is a club consisting of the biggest public companies in the UK. They are likely to contain giant mining companies from distant countries like Kazakhstan and Indonesia. The BBC's chief economics correspondent Hugh Pym reports.
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The Royal Mint is to give a "lucky" silver penny to babies born on the same day as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first child.
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BA becomes the first UK airline to take delivery of an Airbus A380 superjumbo, the world's largest passenger aircraft.
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Portugal's president is holding emergency meetings to try to settle a growing political crisis, which has hit the county's stock markets and increased its borrowing costs.
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The economies of many eurozone countries remain fragile, with high unemployment and austerity measures causing public anger.
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A training scheme to help UK businesses comply with anti-bribery legislation is launched by the City of London police and the British Standards Institute.
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Oil prices dipped back slightly after Egypt's army ousted President Mohammed Morsi, but the gap between US and Brent crude continues to narrow.
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A man infected with the novel Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus has died in a hospital in the UK.
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Ministers are to set out their long-term plans for fighting TB in cattle - aiming for England to become TB-free within 25 years.
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Argentina scraps a major gold-mining deal with Canadian firm Osisko, after protests by environmental campaigners.
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Portugal's prime minister fights to patch up his fragile coalition, as markets spooked by the latest eurozone crisis watch nervously.
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Sainsbury's has apologised to a customer who was refused service by a checkout worker until she had ended her mobile phone call.
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House prices are rising at their fastest annual rate for nearly three years, according to the Halifax.
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The famously tree-loving orang-utan may in fact spend more time than previously thought on the ground. Dr Julia P Myatt, lecturer in behavioural ecology at the University of Birmingham explains the new findings.
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Footage from high-speed cameras shows how hummingbirds' main flight feathers shift, changing the shape of the wing to fine-tune the birds' lift.
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Cockatoos can pick their way through a series of locks to reach a reward, scientists find.
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The research found the average household could save £22 a year on their energy bills by making small changes.
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Renovation work is due to get underway at one of Britain's best known buildings, Battersea Power Station.
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A 1,800-year-old carved stone head of a possible Roman god is unearthed at an ancient rubbish dump in County Durham.
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Food giants Nestle and Danone say they will cut prices of some of their infant milk formula products in China, a day after Beijing announced a probe.
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