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Blackberry has announced it is planning to cut 4,500 jobs, or 40% of its worldwide workforce, in an attempt to staunch huge losses.
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One of New York's most iconic buildings is to float on the stock market, giving members of the public the opportunity to own a small part of it.
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Why banks have given up on savers
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Blackberry to cut 4,500 jobs
20 Sep 2013 0:26:53
Blackberry shares plunge 20% as the company announces thousands of job losses and issues a profits warning.
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The Co-operative Bank is to set up a committee to look into alternatives to its current plan to fill its funding shortfalls.
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Sea-ice extent in the Arctic appears to have reached its yearly Summer minimum, scientists report - a coverage of 5.10 million sq km.
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The outgoing government in Norway buries much-vaunted plans to capture carbon dioxide and store it underground amid mounting costs and delays.
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Labour leader Ed Miliband says he will reverse controversial changes to housing benefit if the party wins the next election.
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House Republicans push through a temporary budget measure that would keep the government operating, while defunding President Obama's healthcare law.
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How to rescue whales caught in fishing nets
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The volunteers of the Campobello Island Whale Rescue team patrol the Bay of Fundy, off Canada's east coast, disentangling whales that get caught in fishermen's nets.
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US president Barack Obama unveils a proposal to limit carbon emissions on new coal and gas power plants built in the US.
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It often seems like federal-level politicians care more about creating gridlock than solving the world's problems. So who's actually getting bold things done? City mayors. So, political theorist Benjamin Barber suggests: Let's give them more control over global policy. Barber shows how these "urban homeboys" are solving pressing problems on their own turf -- and maybe in the world.
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Network Rail is forced to apologise after a summer of frustration and big delays on the East Coast Main Line, as pressure begins to pile up on the rail infrastructure company.
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Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary tells shareholders that the airline should "try to eliminate things that unnecessarily" annoy its customers.
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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, warns about the possibility of "large-scale" and "growing" rent arrears, in a speech in Birmingham
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The proceeds from stolen Nigerian crude oil sold each year on international markets are being laundered in world financial centres, a new report says.
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Are ideas to cool the planet realistic?
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Pakistan’s fledgling films sector achieves growing praise
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Scientists at the University of Sheffield believe they have found evidence that life on Earth originated in space.
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A new genus of rodent is found in the remote forests of Indonesia's Moluccas islands, where Wallace developed his theory of evolution.
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Nigerian crude oil is being "stolen on an industrial scale" according to think tank Chatham House. Tomi Oladipo reports.
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Working 40 hours per week is fairly typical for full time employees in the UK - but an independent think tank has called for that figure to be reduced to 30 hours.
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RBS raises £630m from the sale of 20% of Direct Line cutting its stake in the insurer to 28.5%.
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The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) accuses three major department stores of colluding with a manufacturer to fix the price of sports bras.
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