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Japan’s Nikkei 225 index opens lower due to a sell off in exporting company shares, as the yen continues to strengthen.
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How a UK firm tried to avoid taxes in Uganda
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Luxury boat-makers are hoping for new customers in Asia. Leisha Chi reports from the Singapore Yacht show.
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Why old banks are hooking up with tech start-ups
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While reporting from the Antarctic, the BBC's Victoria Gill takes a dip in the near-freezing sea.
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Legislation that would have set minimum standards for passenger space aboard commercial aeroplanes fails to pass in the US Senate.
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Fallout 4 wins best game at 2016's British Academy Games Awards.
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Prime Minister David Cameron says he and his wife owned shares in an offshore trust set up by his late father, before selling them for £30,000 in 2010.
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A retail bank in Kenya is placed under receivership and its branches are shut, making it the third bank to run into difficulties in the last year.
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Does it ever make sense to ask for a pay cut?
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Union leaders say UK Business Secretary Sajid Javid told them at a meeting in Port Talbot that Tata Steel will be a "responsible seller".
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A common drug, lithium, could hold the key to long life, in flies at least, according to research.
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Swedish carmaker Volvo has said it plans to launch a self-driving experiment in China involving up to 100 cars.
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Something massive, with roughly 1,000 times the area of Earth, is blocking the light coming from a distant star known as KIC 8462852, and nobody is quite sure what it is. As astronomer Tabetha Boyajian investigated this perplexing celestial object, a colleague suggested something unusual: Could it be an alien-built megastructure? Such an extraordinary idea would require extraordinary evidence. In this talk, Boyajian gives us a look at how scientists search for and test hypotheses when faced with the unknown.
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The head of the Co-operative Group has asked for a 40% cut to his base salary because the job has become easier.
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What your unpaid work at home is worth
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Reducing food waste and changing the way people consume calories will help deliver a sustainable food system and reduce emissions, a study suggests.
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The UK's Financial Conduct Authority asks 20 banks to check if they have links to Mossack Fonseca, the firm at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal.
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British scientists who have set up a network of penguin-monitoring cameras in Antarctica are asking the public to help them carry out their research.
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How a newly launched Antarctic citizen science project allows young amateur explorers to adopt and monitor their own penguin colony.
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A top EU lawyer says a website did not break the law by linking to Playboy photographs that had been re-published on another site without permission.
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The London market gives up early gains, despite shares in Marks and Spencer rising after its sales fell by less than expected.
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Productivity among UK workers at the end of last year fell at the fastest pace since 2008, official figures indicate.
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Families who have been overpaid tax credits will have to repay the money at a much faster rate from now on, under government changes, prompting concern from campaigners.
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Supermarket chain Sainsbury's is to stop running its Brand Match scheme, which gives money back when goods are cheaper at rival Asda.
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