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Europe's long-drawn-out efforts to explore Mars are making tracks
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The social media website, Second Life launched 10 years ago and some corporations thought would change the face of business forever.
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The company that runs amphibious vehicle tours in Liverpool goes into administration six days after one of its craft sank.
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Photographer Camille Seaman has been chasing storms for 5 years. In this talk she shows stunning, surreal photos of the heavens in tumult.
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HSBC says its systems are up and running again after UK customers said that their cards had been declined.
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Mercedes are banned from this year's young driver test and reprimanded for taking part in a controversial Pirelli tyre test.
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Online dating firm Cupid acts in response to allegations it has been misleading clients, issuing "clearer guidelines" for staff.
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Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft signs a 25-year deal worth $270bn to double its oil supplies to China.
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Government borrowing rose slightly in 2012-13 compared with the previous year, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
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Fifa denies the Confederations Cup could be cancelled because of protests involving one million people in Brazil.
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Quantitative Easing and the new Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney.
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Google has been given 35 days to delete wi-fi data "mistakenly collected" in 2010, or face criminal proceedings.
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EU set to prioritise food over wildlife in farm plans
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Predistribution may not be a word in everyone's vocabulary, but it comes from Ed Miliband's new intellectual guru from the US.
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Government borrowing rose slightly in 2012-13 compared with the previous year, revised figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
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Eurozone finance ministers agree guidelines on how the eurozone's emergency bailout fund can inject money directly into struggling banks.
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Financial journalist Max Keiser recalls working in Wall Street when 'greed was good' but says that 'standards in banking industry have collapsed'.
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Pollution levels reach a new record high for a third day in a row in Singapore, as smoky haze from fires in Indonesia shrouds the city state.
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Businesses hurt as smog drives people indoors in Singapore
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The Ministry of Defence closed its UFO desk because it served "no defence purpose" and was taking staff away from "more valuable defence-related activities", newly released files show.
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Researchers pin down the contentious notion that ideas from the strange world of quantum mechanics underpin plants' skill at harvesting sunlight.
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This week's Friday boss is Anthony Bolton - a legendary fund manager - who has described investing in China like looking for gold in a minefield.
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A scientist explains that juniper bushes - which provide the berries that give gin its taste - are under threat from a combination of loss of habitat and a deadly new fungus.
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Hilary Benn, the shadow communities minister, says "there is some landbanking going on".
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The boss of Instagram says the company is working well with Facebook but admits it needs to find ways to make money.
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