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The Post Office says there have been software defects in a computer system at the centre of a bitter dispute with sub-postmasters who say they have been wrongly accused over alleged shortfalls.
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A discovery by an international team of scientists could help boost the efficiency of hydrogen production from the Sun's rays - a potentially green source of energy.
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Disgraced former New York state governor Eliot Spitzer announces his surprise decision to run for the post of city Comptroller.
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Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover begins the long drive to its primary mission destination, the foothills of Mount Sharp - a journey that will probably take many months to complete.
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A French court acquits oil company Total and its chief executive on charges of corruption in the UN's oil-for-food programme in Iraq.
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China's economy has grown enormously over the past decade and its middle class is now estimated to number 150m.
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When the son of the president of a desperately poor country starts buying mansions and sportscars on an official monthly salary of $7,000, Charmian Gooch suggests, corruption is probably somewhere in the picture. In a blistering, eye-opening talk (and through several specific examples), she details how global corruption trackers follow the money -- to some surprisingly familiar faces.
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Oil giant BP is back in court in the US to try to limit compensation payouts from a fund set up to help those affected by the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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All vessels using international waters should be identifiable and be part of a global tracking system to close a "security loophole", experts suggest.
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There could be some complex animals, perhaps even fish, living in the deeply buried Antarctic Lake Vostok, a new study suggests.
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The government says it will back most recommendations by the Parliamentary Commission for Banking Standards, including prison terms for reckless bankers.
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Andy Murray's straight-set victory in the Wimbledon Men's final on Sunday drew the highest TV audience of the year so far with 17.3 million viewers.
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Talks aimed at creating the world's largest free trade zone between the European Union and the US open on Monday amid tensions over spying and protected industries.
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Customers angry with changes made to their mortgage rate by the Bank of Ireland (BOI) must wait for an ombudsman to rule on their complaints.
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Oil giant BP is is returning to court in the US to try to limit compensation payouts from a fund set up to help those affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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A regulator has called for more powers to stop companies making nuisance calls, after fining a firm that broke the rules.
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A baby has been born in the US using a new method for screening embryos during IVF which could dramatically reduce costs, researchers report.
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BBC business editor Robert Peston investigates the changes in the stock market since computer algorithms have been used to buy and sell shares.
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German exports suffered their sharpest fall since 2009 as demand in China eased off and eurozone exports fell by 9.6%.
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The Department for Energy and Climate change is taking action after experts warn homes insulated under the Green Deal may overheat in hot summers.
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BBC Click's Spencer Kelly presents an essential guide to saving mobile phone battery life.
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Dr Laurence Wornald, head of research at IT services company Sungard, discusses its new research that says pension fund managers are having to take more risk to generate returns.
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Over 19,000 Asda staff are to receive record payouts averaging £3,240 under parent company Wal-Mart's Sharesave scheme, the supermarket chain says.
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Shares of Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC plunge to a seven-and-a-half year low, as its profit continues to slide amid increased competition.
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Life in super slow-motion
08 Jul 2013 7:27:58
High-speed cameras reveal animal behaviour too quick for the human eye
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