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The BBC's Robert Peston gets a lesson in quantum physics
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Shares in Flintshire-based price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com drop by 15% despite a sharp rise in half-year profits.
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The makers of a "casual sex matchmaking app" called Bang With Friends are facing legal action over its name from games studio Zynga.
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Peugeot-Citroen makes progress with its European restructuring as it predicts further falls in demand on the continent.
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Historic changes are being made to the way US growth is measured, to include output from film and television. Michelle Fleury reports on the US economy's "Hollywood ending".
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Sales of the latest Nintendo games console, the Wii U, slowed in the three months to June, but the weaker yen helped the firm back to profit.
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The CBI wants to see more courses that enable students to earn while they learn.
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Pop star Rihanna wins a legal battle with Topshop over a T-shirt bearing her image.
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Tesco wins a battle with arch-rival Sainsbury's, over the validity of its "Price Promise" campaign, after a ruling from the Advertising Standards Authority.
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Whatever happened to the alcopops of the mid-1990s?
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The Bank of England helped in the sale of gold stolen by Nazis after the 1939 invasion of Czechoslovakia, new documents show,
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Plastic surgeons in the US say they have moved a step closer to being able to grow a complete human ear from a patient's cells.
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Energy expert Cornelia Meyer discusses British Gas owner Centrica's reported rise in half-year profits
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The residential arm of British Gas sees profits increase by 3%. Dom Laurie explains how it spends its income.
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Oil exploration company Cuadrilla, under fire from protesters in the Sussex village of Balcombe, says it will take local people's views into account if and when it applies for a fracking license if conventional drilling reveals a need for such a technique.
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Captive-bred fish will do better when released into the wild if they are reared in an interesting environment, a study says.
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The world's biggest distiller of Scotch whisky, Diageo, reports an 8% rise in profits driven partly by US spirits sales.
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Male zebra finches that failed to socialise with females during adolescence were less successful at courting, scientists say.
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EADS, the parent company of Airbus, says it is to rename itself after its commercial plane-making subsidiary.
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British Gas owner Centrica reports a rise in half-year profits, boosted by increased gas consumption over the unusually cold winter.
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Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC warns it may make an operating loss - its first ever - in the third quarter, sending its shares down sharply.
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US drugmaker Pfizer agrees to pay $491m (£320m) to settle a probe into illegal marketing of a drug by Wyeth, a firm it acquired in 2009.
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Is biodiversity offset plan really a licence to 'trash' countryside?
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From Thursday, changes in Taiwan's visa regulations will allow rich Chinese people to apply for multiple-entry visas, as Cindy Sui reports.
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Sameer Hashmi explains the significance of the Indian government's conditional approval for Etihad Airways to buy a quarter of Jet Airways.
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