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A second year of badger culling begins in parts of Somerset and Gloucestershire in a bid to tackle bovine TB.
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Japanese consumer confidence worsened for the first time in four months in August, an official survey suggests.
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Concentrations of warming gases in the atmosphere reached record levels in 2013 say the World Meteorological Organisation.
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Brazil's state-run oil company, Petrobras, says it is investigating an alleged bribery scheme reported to be linked to top politicians.
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European Union member states formally adopt new sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, but do not specify when they will come in to force.
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Bank of England governor Mark Carney will set out his plans for "real wages" when he addresses the TUC annual conference.
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TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has confirmed that it is in the process of opening up to 30 new branches, although 300 other banks have shut.
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How Bungie battle tested its blockbuster
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China's Island Factory
08 Sep 2014 3:15:59
China makes new territory in the South China Sea
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The Kenyan beauty chain with big ambitions
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Terry Mungai has built a beauty empire, including 12 salons, three training schools, the Miss World Kenya Franchise - and now a cosmetics shop.
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Destiny is one of the most eagerly-anticipated video games in history and has cost Activision £310m to develop and promote.
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3D print your racing car
08 Sep 2014 3:08:46
3D printing everything from racing cars to clothing to human tissue
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The brains behind China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba
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Can Indian Super League football take on cricket?
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Ebola is spreading exponentially in Liberia, with many thousands of new cases expected in next three weeks, the World Health Organization says.
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Brain imaging pioneer Nancy Kanwisher, who uses fMRI scans to see activity in brain regions (often her own), shares what she and her colleagues have learned: The brain, it turns out, is like a Swiss Army knife, made up of both highly specialized components and general-purpose "machinery." Another surprise: There's so much left to learn.
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Budget airline, Ryanair, agrees an order valued at $10.4bn for 100 new Boeing aircraft, with an option for further 100.
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Ex-US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is being investigated for alleged money-laundering through his wife's bank account in Vienna, reports from Austria say.
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The pound has fallen to its lowest level in 10 months amid uncertainty about Scotland's future within the UK.
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Scientists from the University of Birmingham have released the most complete database that identifies and maps wild crop relatives around the world, vital for future food security.
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The Royal Bank of Scotland has launched the public share sale of part of its US subsidiary, Citizens Bank.
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General Motors has announced that by 2016, some of its Cadillacs will incorporate self-driving functions.
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A meteorite that landed near the Nicaraguan capital Managua on Sunday could have come from the 2014 RC asteroid which was passing the earth at the time, experts have said.
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The EU says new sanctions against Russia should be adopted shortly and take effect on Tuesday, despite a Kremlin warning of retaliation.
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