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Women's fashion chain Bonmarche, which sells to the over-50s age group, plans to list its shares on London's Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
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A fuel discount scheme in rural parts of Scotland could be extended to 10 further towns in England and Scotland.
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The first minister calls on both sides involved in the dispute at the Grangemouth oil refinery and petrochemical plant to return to normal production.
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Two of the cutest things that babies do are laugh and sleep but that laughter could actually have a serious side.
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Nepal's bid to win international recognition for five 8,000m-plus mountain peaks has failed, the BBC has learnt.
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Marmosets engage in what appears to be "polite conversation", taking it in turns to vocalise, according to researchers.
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China's economic growth picks up pace in the July-to-September period - the first rise in three quarters.
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Why research is key to better surgery
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The drugs derived from deadly poisons
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Google's shares jump to an all-time high boosted by stronger than expected earnings in the July-to-September quarter.
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Toyota is recalling 885,000 vehicles to fix a problem that could result in a water leak from the air condition unit.
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A shot is fired, petrol bombs are tossed and police cars torched as at least 40 people are arrested at a shale gas protest in New Brunswick province.
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Taiwan's older students
17 Oct 2013 3:17:58
Can the elderly save Taiwan's universities?
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How to attract girls to the tech industry
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Union leaders say 90% of Brazil's state oil company are on strike against planned auctions for rights to explore the huge offshore Libra oilfield.
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Rwanda targets knowledge economy with tech revolution
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A fuel discount that applies to the Scottish islands and the Isles of Scilly could be extended to remote and rural parts of the UK mainland if a government application to the European Commission is successful.
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The cost of renting a home privately across England and Wales has reached a record high of £757 a month, according to a survey.
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How big retailers learnt the tricks of high fashion
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WH Smith website back online
17 Oct 2013 1:37:12
WH Smith's website is back online following an earlier suspension over abuse and rape themed e-books found on its site.
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Recovering from a surprising miss last quarter, Google reports a profit of $2.97bn (£1.84bn) during the July -September period, beating expectations.
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American fashion designer Tory Burch talks to the BBC's Katty Kay about what it takes to build a billion-dollar fashion empire.
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BBC chief business correspondent Linda Yueh looks at how China is seeking to rebalance its economy.
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Despite being home to about 16,000 tree species, just 227 "hyperdominant" species account for half of Amazonia's total trees, a study suggests.
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The brain uses sleep to wash away the waste toxins of a hard day's thinking, US researchers have demonstrated.
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