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We've heard a lot of rhetoric lately suggesting that countries like the US are losing valuable manufacturing jobs to lower-cost markets like China, Mexico and Vietnam -- and that protectionism is the best way forward. But those jobs haven't disappeared for the reasons you may think, says border and logistics specialist Augie Picado. He gives us a reality check about what global trade really looks like and how shared protection and open borders help us make higher quality products at lower costs.
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It took seven years for the US-European mission to get to the ringed planet, launching in 1997.
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Physics doesn't just happen in a fancy lab -- it happens when you push a piece of buttered toast off the table or drop a couple of raisins in a fizzy drink or watch a coffee spill dry. Become a more interesting dinner guest as physicist Helen Czerski presents various concepts in physics you can become familiar with using everyday things found in your kitchen.
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David Malin has spent four decades photographing space. Now retired, he has held a competition to inspire other astrophotographers.
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Trade, tourism and banking have been worst hit by the restrictions put in place by other Arab states.
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Sterling surges as the Bank of England hints at rate rise in "the coming months".
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Interest rates for savers have been rising slightly - but none can match the rising cost of living.
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Hydrogen and electric cars both have a future, says Toyota boss Johan van Zyl.
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The Leave campaigner says that Brexit uncertainty is an opportunity for UK firms.
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21st Century Fox-Sky deal will be examined over media plurality and broadcast standards.
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Next shares jump 9% as it raises profit forecasts, but the wider market opens lower.
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Mostly funded by a $17bn (£12.78bn) loan from Japan, the train will run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
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The supermarket chain continues its recovery with solid sales growth and higher profits.
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The retailer says business in the past three months has been "encouraging" despite a tough trading environment.
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Profits at the retailer are hit by reorganisation costs and a weaker performance for Waitrose.
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Elon Musk's electric automaker is expanding beyond cars to commercial vehicles.
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The Saturn probe takes some final images ahead of its mission-ending dive into the ringed planet.
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Journalists, financial firms and anti-doping bodies could receive exemptions under new laws to protect personal data.
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Theo Leggett takes a look at an electric taxi that its makers say could play a big role in cleaning up public transport.
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Ten years ago, worried Northern Rock customers queued outside branches hoping to get their money back.
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As the pound has fallen in value against both the euro and the dollar, who is benefiting from the decline?
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Smart money
14 Sep 2017 0:00:46
Israeli company Colu has launched a digital currency in Liverpool, which is only open to locally-owned and run businesses.
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Sole traders
13 Sep 2017 3:54:06
The shoemakers who think they have the solution to the problems caused by wearing high heels.
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Outlets selling coffee have been opening at a rapid rate - but how long can it continue?
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Tax changes mean that more landlords will quit the sector in the coming year, surveyors say.
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