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Air pollution reaches "high levels" in parts of rural south-east England, Defra confirms.
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Members of a group are more likely to lie after they inhale the "love hormone" oxytocin, a study finds.
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Home furnishings retailer Paul Simon has gone into administration after the recent floods hit sales at its stores.
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In 1993, Bill and Melinda Gates—then engaged—took a walk on a beach in Zanzibar, and made a bold decision on how they would make sure that their wealth from Microsoft went back into society. In a conversation with Chris Anderson, the couple talks about their work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as about their marriage, their children, their failures and the satisfaction of giving most of their wealth away.
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How South Yorkshire is at the centre of future technologies
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel approves the country's first minimum wage, at 8.50 euros an hour, to start in 2015.
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New satellite fleet to keep a constant watch on Earth.
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Five low-tech ways to cope with air pollution
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Marks and Spencer announces plans to open 250 stores abroad and increase international profits by 40% over the next three years.
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Transport giant FirstGroup says it will deliver earnings growth this year, despite some US services taking a hit from severe weather.
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Health warnings have been issued by the government as pollution spreading across England is forecast to hit high levels.
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Hundreds of thousands of people over the age of 61 will be able to get higher pensions by topping up their payments, it is announced.
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The UK's largest coal producer, UK Coal, needs cash "within weeks" to save 2,000 jobs and avoid collapse, the BBC has learned.
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A humanoid fire-fighting robot is to be tested by the US Navy as the latest move towards a more robotic military.
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Spanish champions Barcelona are given a 14-month transfer ban for breaking rules on signing international players under 18.
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The Internet retail giant Amazon is set to reveal a video-streaming device, putting it in the same competitive field as Apple TV and Google's Chromecast.
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Tottenham Hotspur say it is "feasible" they will move into their new 58,000-capacity stadium in 2017.
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A vulture that went missing from a bird of prey centre in central Scotland is found 100 miles away on the island of Islay.
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Cyprus is seeing signs of stabilisation in its banking sector following a 10bn-euro bailout, the IMF says, but rising unemployment and bad loans are a challenge.
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Chile declares three northern regions hit by a 8.2 magnitude earthquake to be disaster areas, with at least five people left dead.
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Satellite imagery of microscopic life in the seas around Scotland could boost understanding about the world's second largest fish, a new report suggests.
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The Dutch Football Federation has launched an inquiry into the ownership of Vitesse Arnhem and their links with Chelsea.
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BBC Weather's Carol Kirkwood explains why pollution levels are so high.
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Online fashion retailer Asos says sales rose as it added more customers, but profit fell as the firm spent money on logistics, computers and its China start-up.
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House price growth showed "tentative signs of moderation" in March with a 0.4% monthly rise, Nationwide says.
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