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Clear-up workers at Japan's Fukushima power plant have to go through a massive logistical operation before and after a visit to the plant where radiation remains at dangerous levels.
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A lack of free cash machines means some people on low incomes or living in rural areas are unable to access the money they need, a report suggests.
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Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big accomplishments (even if that comes with big expenses). In this bold talk, he says: Let's change the way we think about changing the world.
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The government has been spending more on capital projects, said Conservative minister David Willetts, who said it "must stick to the economic policy and programme we have laid out".
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Funding from the UK government which matches private investment in biotech firms has boosted the sector, according to companies in the industry.
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An increase in homebuilding would give an almost immediate boost to the economy, the director general of the CBI has said.
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Online trading platform Intrade ceases all trading activity pending an investigation that may include "financial irregularities".
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School leavers who decide against going to university should go on to an apprenticeship, David Cameron has said.
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What we already know about our finances before the chancellor's speech
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German imports rebound strongly in January, suggesting that economic growth in the country may be set to recover after an autumn downturn.
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The chairman of Sony, Sir Howard Stringer, is to retire from the Japanese technology giant in June after 15 years at the company.
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Three species of critically endangered but commercially valuable shark have been given added protection at the Cites meeting in Bangkok.
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Residents and visitors to a Kent village are racking up extra charges when their mobile phones connect to French networks.
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The presidents of Pakistan and Iran are set to inaugurate a gas pipeline linking the two neighbours, as construction starts on the Pakistani side.
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Fatty arteries may not just be a curse of modern unhealthy lifestyles, say researchers who used scans to look at the heart health of mummies.
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China's e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, names Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi as its new chief executive.
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President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan and Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad are set to inaugurate a controversial gas pipeline linking the two neighbours.
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The Reserve Bank of Australia confirms a press report that it has been targeted by hackers, but says no data has been lost.
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The rising level of urban noise may be preventing some species of songbirds from setting up home in developed areas, a study suggests.
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China's inflation rate hits a 10-month high in February, as Lunar New Year festivities drive up food prices.
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Are we about to enter a world without antibiotics?
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An unidentified Habronattus jumping spider has been photographed by Macro photography expert Thomas Shahan during a research expedition in Arizona, US.
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The prime minister will pledge to make apprenticeships the "new norm" for school leavers who decide not to go to university during a speech later.
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Opposition to Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant, under construction just 30km from Taipei, is growing.
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Two years after a tsunami hit the coast of Japan, the reconstruction of the devastated areas has been extremely slow.
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