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US consumer prices declined in November due to a sharp drop in petrol costs, according to official figures, the first fall for six months.
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The single market aimed to open up services across Europe to competition 20 years ago, but there are still areas of the economy where it has not been brought in.
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BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast spoke to the Liverpool-based company chosen to decorate Bethlehem's 55-ft Christmas tree.
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Internet users have an average of 22 password-protected accounts, a survey by the Payments Council finds, but many put them at risk by using the same log-in details.
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The UK's competition regulator gives the London Stock Exchange Group the go-ahead for its planned takeover of clearing house LCH Clearnet.
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Workers at CrossCountry Trains will stage a 24-hour strike over a "comprehensive breakdown" in industrial relations.
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Scientist Dr Paddy Pomeroy told 5 live why some grey seals were getting photo identification in the Outer Hebrides.
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Researchers say large man-made reservoirs can increase the intensity of rainfall and can affect the effectiveness of flood defences.
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Rupert Murdoch's The Daily was the first paper available only on tablet computers and smartphones. But a lack of readership has meant it is to close down.
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Surveyors predict that UK house prices will rise by 2% in 2013, but that the cost of renting will increase twice as fast.
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The head of Weir Group says Scotland is well placed to be at the forefront of a new European shale oil and gas industry.
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Output in the UK construction industry fell 5.1% in October, which was the smallest decline since February, official figures show.
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The decline in the eurozone's manufacturing sector has eased, a survey indicates, a rare spot of good news for the recession-racked region.
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EU leaders have agreed on a roadmap for eurozone integration beyond the deal on centralised banking supervision, Germany's Chancellor Merkel says.
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Some of Britain's leading scientists call on the government to grant a posthumous pardon to Bletchley Park codebreaker Alan Turing.
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The traditional Christmas jumper was once a dreaded gift but now festive knitwear has turned trendy.
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India's inflation declines further in November, helped by an easing of fuel and manufacturing prices.
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Fitch maintains the French government's top AAA credit rating, the only major ratings agency left to say the country deserves to be among the world's most creditworthy borrowers.
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As supermarkets entice shoppers with festive offers and the aisles get busier, one company is doing its bit to ease peak demand for shopping trolleys.
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Greater China, and Honk Kong in particular, is driving the international market for top end wines, says Sotheby's.
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Indonesia's burgeoning film industry can play a important part in the country's economic and cultural development, says a leading director.
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PetroChina agrees to buy a 49.9% stake in Canadian firm Encana's natural gas project in Alberta, as it looks to meet growing domestic energy demand.
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With parliamentary elections on Sunday, Japan's small businesses are concerned about three key policies designed to get the country's economy back on track.
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The first genetic data on the fungus afflicting British ash trees is released on the web to help research efforts.
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Sentiment among Japan's big manufacturers worsens in the three months to December, underlining the weakness in its economy.
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