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Moroccan charity uses kaftan business to challenge people's ideas about refugees
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New boiler room scam targets elderly
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Is our Sun falling silent?
18 Jan 2014 0:54:49
How a lack of activity on the Sun might affect our planet
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A new academic study has raised doubts about the performance of a commercial quantum computer in certain circumstances.
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The credit rating agency Moody's upgrades Ireland's debt from junk status saying its economy has growth potential.
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Worries over new roads in Tanzania's Serengeti
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How your phone could cut your bill by a quarter
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HSBC suspends two London-based foreign exchange traders as an investigation into the possible rigging of global currency trading gathers pace.
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A date is set for the roll-out of Copernicus, the European Union's multi-billion-euro Earth-observation project.
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The Unite union confirms that it has employed Stevie Deans, the former union convenor at the Ineos petrochemicals plant in Grangemouth.
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Nearly 50 of Britain's special wildlife sites were hit in the "devastating" recent flooding, according to a new assessment.
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Fridge sends spam emails
17 Jan 2014 7:18:24
A fridge has been discovered sending out spam after a web attack managed to compromise smart gadgets.
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What kind of robots does an animator / jazz musician / roboticist make? Playful, reactive, curious ones. Guy Hoffman shows demo film of his family of unusual robots -- including two musical bots that like to jam with humans. (Filmed at TEDxJaffa.)
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Tanzanians want better roads to reach schools and markets, but more traffic could threaten the migration of animals across the country's Serengeti National Park.
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US banking giant Morgan Stanley sees quarterly net income more than halved by heavy legal fees relating to mortgage-backed securities.
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A fragment of bone unearthed in 1999 could be the remains of King Alfred the Great or his son Edward the Elder, experts say.
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Bulgarians in the UK "are good members of the community where they live" said the nation's foreign minister.
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A British underwear manufacturer backed by the retail expert Mary Portas has gone into administration with the loss of 33 jobs.
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More white rhinos were illegally killed in South Africa in 2013 than in any previous year according to government figures.
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The Financial Conduct Authority authorises a new body to administer Libor - the London Interbank Offered Rate - formerly rigged by some banks.
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FirstGroup, Eurostar and Virgin are among the companies named on a shortlist of bidders to run the East Coast mainline rail route.
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Aberdeen-based transport operator FirstGroup places a £70m order for 425 new buses as it looks to upgrade its fleet.
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UK retail sales in December were up 5.3% on a year ago - the fastest annual sales growth in more than nine years. Kate Davies from the ONS says that small stores are driving growth.
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ABN Amro chairman Gerrit Zalm tries a novel approach to corporate speech making by dressing up as "Priscilla", his fictional sister.
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A government plan to cap the management fees charged by pension providers has been delayed, according to reports.
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