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Motorola has struggled to keep up in the fast-paced smartphone market, but now the company has announced that it will take on its rivals with a new handset named the Moto X.
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More American women than ever before are the main breadwinners for their families, according to the Pew Research Centre and data from the US Census Bureau.
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The Start button is to return to Microsoft's Windows operating system's desktop mode, a move seen by some as a major design backtrack by the firm.
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This spring is on track to be the UK's coldest for more than 50 years, provisional Met Office figures suggest.
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The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 2.4% in the first three months of the year, new figures from the Commerce Department show.
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UK house prices recorded a "modest" rise in May, increasing by 0.4%, according to the latest survey from the Nationwide building society.
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The European Commission launches legal action against Spain over the refusal of some of its hospitals to recognise the European Health Insurance Card.
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Volunteers are needed to help protect the habitat of an endangered beetle only found in the UK on a river near York.
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Many people enjoy browsing the aisles in bookshops when they are looking for something new to read - but could this experience be replicated by an app?
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Japan's Nikkei index dives a further 5% on Thursday to hit a five-week low amid predictions of a bigger correction from some analysts.
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The number of crocodiles in Australia's Northern Territory is getting out of control and threatening people who live there. The BBC's Phil Mercer reports that the government has launched a new campaign, Be Crocwise.
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Research by the charity Grandparents Plus suggests that many people are relying on grandparents and in-laws to provide childcare.
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The biggest pork firm in China, Shuanghui International, has made a $4.7bn (£3.1bn) bid to take over the largest pork producer in the US, Smithfield Foods.
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Japan's Panasonic says it plans to cut 5,000 jobs over the next three years at its automotive and industrial unit.
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How to stop buying on impulse
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The UK is to be taken to the European Court of Justice over its alleged failure to correctly assess whether immigrants are entitled to benefits.
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The owner of B&Q, Kingfisher, says first quarter profits fell by nearly 30% after trading was hit by weak demand and the cold weather.
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Researchers have for the first time unravelled the complex structure of the inner protein shell of the HIV molecule.
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Ryanair may have to reduce its stake in Irish carrier Aer Lingus due to competition concerns, the UK Competition Commission has said.
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Having stood for hundreds of years, the UK's ancient trees are nature's equivalent of listed buildings, but many species could be under threat.
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Japan's Suntory Holdings plans to list its food and non-alcoholic drinks unit in what is set to be the country's largest public share offering this year.
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UK house prices rose by 0.4% in May, according to the Nationwide, as the property market gradually gains momentum.
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The Jockey Club says it has raised £24.7m for its Racecourse Bond, exceeding the company's expectations and its original target of £15m.
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The French presidency is to auction off part of its famous wine cellar for the first time.
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The European Commission is expected to launch formal legal action against Spain after hundreds of complaints from foreign nationals of medical treatment being denied - despite showing their European health insurance card.
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