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Latest tests carried out on processed beef products reveal no new cases of horsemeat adulteration, members of the British Retail Consortium report.
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A four-legged robot called BigDog now also sports an arm powerful enough to lift and throw breeze blocks.
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Activity in the UK's manufacturing sector unexpectedly shrank in February, according to a closely-watched survey.
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Rehabilitating the board game geek
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Advertising giant WPP has reported better-than-expected full-year results, recovering from stumbles earlier last year.
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Activity in the UK's manufacturing sector unexpectedly shrank in February, according to a closely watched survey.
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The rate of unemployment in the eurozone rose to a fresh record high in January, climbing from 11.8% to 11.9%.
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Swiss voters are going to the polls this weekend to decide on measures which would strictly limit salaries for top managers, and ban golden handshakes.
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The US is braced for steep budget cuts after Republicans and Democrats in Congress adjourn for the weekend despite a Friday deadline for a deal.
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British Sky Broadcasting is buying the UK broadband and fixed-line businesses of Spain's Telefonica, currently branded as O2 and BE.
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A new record is set by the number of people offering to be volunteers at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
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Lloyds bank narrows its losses for 2012 to £570m, from £3.5bn the previous year, and says the loss was mainly due to provisions for PPI mis-selling.
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New Zealand's Court of Appeal has said that US prosecutors do not need to disclose their evidence in their fight to extradite Megaupload's Kim Dotcom.
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UK house prices rose by 0.2% in February compared with the previous month but were the same as a year ago, the Nationwide says.
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Some bacteria, including tuberculosis, are able to invade because the body launches the 'wrong' immune response, say researchers.
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An isolated population of Arabian Sea humpback whales may be less sophisticated "singers" than humpbacks elsewhere.
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A charity founded to save tropical rainforest the size of Wales has achieved its goal.
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A virus that causes stillbirths and birth defects in lambs and calves has spread to more than 1,500 UK farms, new government figures show.
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Japan's consumer prices dip for the third straight month, underlining the challenge faced by policymakers as they try to stoke inflation.
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The government is deliberately misusing evidence and statistics to misrepresent the plight of the poor, a report says.
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Garden glory through a lens
01 Mar 2013 1:00:46
Winning photos of flowers, foliage and fauna from around the world
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Are anti-whaling groups heroes or villains?
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Virgin Atlantic unveils details of its UK domestic service, Little Red, which Sir Richard Branson says will challenge British Airways.
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We need rules for GPS technology
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Creating clothes from old bottles and furniture from scrap paper
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