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Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
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A look inside the lab where the Mars Rover will be assembled
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The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.
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Can California learn to live with drought?
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Breeding a new plant to save coffee from extinction
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A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.
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A train company apologises after passengers were told a track delay was because someone "couldn't be bothered to live any more".
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Purring spiders use leaves as microphones and speakers to transmit their purring courtship song to a female, scientists find.
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Whose face should grace the new note?
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The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
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The element that made the modern era gleam
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Where is the solar 'capital' of the UK?
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The chair of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, says she expects the central bank to begin raising interest rates "at some point this year".
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"Anything that is worth pursuing is going to require us to suffer, just a little bit," says surf photographer Chris Burkard, as he explains his obsession with the coldest, choppiest, most isolated beaches on earth. With jawdropping photos and stories of places few humans have ever seen -- much less surfed -- he draws us into his "personal crusade against the mundane."
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With some surprising fertiliser ingredients, Madagascar is well-placed to export organic products.
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As Telecel's operating licence is cancelled, concern mounts for its employees and the possible impact on Zimbabwe's economy.
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A first-of-its-kind lighting system has been installed at a supermarket that tells an app where shoppers are standing and which way they are facing.
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Famous Parisian landmark the Eiffel Tower is closed to tourists after staff walked out complaining about the growing number of pickpockets.
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The BBC's Sameer Hashmi looks for signs of progress in the plan to transform India into a global manufacturing hub.
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British American Tobacco and Philip Morris file legal challenges against the UK government over plain packaging for cigarettes.
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As the London 3D Print Show rolls into town, the BBC's Theo Leggett offers a whistle-stop tour to assess the industry.
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Fans of India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, can now enjoy an excursion to his hometown of Vadnagar.
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A measure of the quality of jobs done by workers in the UK has fallen slightly for the first time.
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UK government borrowing fell to £6.8bn in April, down from £9.3bn a year earlier, official figures show.
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Professor David Siveter from the University of Leicester explains how a 425 million year-old parasite was frozen in time at a site in Herefordshire.
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