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Representatives from the world's richest countries are meeting in Berlin to pledge money to smooth the way for a global climate change deal.
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Asian shares traded mixed on Thursday after trade data from the world's third largest economy, Japan, showed that global demand was picking up.
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The average full-time pay gap between men and women is at its narrowest since comparative records began in 1997, but is still a difference of 9.4%, official figures show.
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How 30 years has changed living with the virus
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The female designers fashioning a bright future in the UAE
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Are child labour laws a step back for advancing Bolivia?
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The UK government is due to get an indication on whether its battle to overturn an EU law on bankers' pay is likely to succeed.
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Apple plans to push the Beats streaming music service to every iPhone in the new year, according to a report in the Financial Times newspaper.
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Despite turmoil in emerging markets, the US Federal Reserve reached an easy consensus to end its stimulus programme, latest minutes reveal.
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How McDonald's changed its menu to succeed in India
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Proposed changes to planning policy would be "catastrophic" for rural areas, rural housing and planning authorities warn.
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Former Landsbanki boss Sigurjon Arnason is sentenced to 12 months in prison for market manipulation, becoming the third Icelandic bank boss to be sent to jail.
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The way geckos climb has inspired a device that allowed a 70kg man to scale a glass wall like Spider-Man.
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A decision to free up more spectrum for 4G means consumers can expect faster and cheaper data, says telecoms regulator Ofcom.
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Will pub rule change affect price of a pint?
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When 27-year-old Pete Frates injured his wrist in a baseball game, he got an unexpected diagnosis: it wasn’t a broken bone, it was ALS. Better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, ALS causes paralysis and death—there is no cure. And still, Pete saw an opportunity to drive awareness about the disease. In a brave talk, his mom Nancy Frates tells the story of how the family developed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and took great pleasure in seeing everyone from Justin Timberlake to Bill Gates take part. If you accepted the challenge, please take the next step: share this talk as you did your challenge video.
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The government comes under renewed pressure to cut pollution from diesel vehicles following the latest ruling in a battle over clean air.
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A private bidder is selected to take over the Defence Support Group, currently run by the Ministry of Defence.
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Publicans hail MPs' vote to change law on 'beer ties'
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Cinemas should offer a greater range of ticket prices, according to one of the leading figures in the UK film industry.
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A Seattle-based private equity firm that invests in the marijuana industry has struck a deal with the estate of Bob Marley to launch a global cannabis brand.
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Faults with Microsoft's cloud computing platform Azure knock many third-party sites offline and restrict access to its own apps.
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Big retailers such as John Lewis and Sainsbury's have spent millions on their festive TV adverts
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A hotel that "fined" a couple £100 for writing a bad review on Trip Advisor agrees to stop imposing such penalties on future guests.
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Shares in Areva have plunged after the French nuclear firm suspended its financial targets for 2015 and 2016.
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