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Carmakers plan for battery-powered domination
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BBC News looks at the work that goes into setting up an international car show, like the one taking place in Detroit this week.
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UK oil firm BP announces it is cutting 4,000 jobs globally, 600 of which will be lost from its North Sea oil operations.
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Oil prices fall again in volatile trading, with some Opec producing nations calling for an emergency meeting of their group.
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The government has confirmed that a promised crackdown on anonymous nuisance calls will be in place by the spring.
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Fast food giant McDonald's has been accused of abusing its market power by Italian consumer groups.
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Giant icebergs could be responsible for the processes that absorb up to 20% of the carbon in the Southern Ocean's carbon cycle, a study suggests.
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UK industry suffers the biggest drop in output since early 2013 as manufacturing activity contracts.
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Department store chain Debenhams reports stronger than expected sales over the key Christmas sales period.
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The FTSE 100 is boosted by a surge in Tesco and Sainsbury's shares, which rose after strong results from Morrisons.
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US researchers say they have developed a technique that can significantly improve the efficiency of the traditional incandescent lightbulb.
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The Edinburgh-based travel website, Skyscanner, secures major new investment to boost its global growth.
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Morrisons supermarket has reported better than expected sales over the Christmas shopping period compared with a year earlier.
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Chinese firm Beijing Kunlun Tech buys a controlling stake in Grindr, the world's biggest gay social networking app, for $93m (£64m).
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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress-model Jerry Hall announce their engagement in the UK's Times newspaper.
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China's Dalian Wanda Group will buy a controlling stake in Hollywood film studio Legendary Entertainment in a deal valued at $3.5bn (£2.4bn).
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The first children with debilitating, "mystery" diseases have finally been given a diagnosis as part of a huge scheme to analyse people's DNA.
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Archaeologists working in Cambridgeshire uncover what they believe to be the "best-preserved Bronze Age dwellings ever found in Britain".
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Chinese shares bounced higher on Tuesday, recovering some of the previous session's steep losses.
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Carmakers at the Detroit are sounding positive about the industry despite the slowdown in the world's biggest car market - China.
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Jakarta is one of the world's largest megacities. Its growing middle class is producing more and more rubbish - and that's creating a crisis.
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Senior MPs accuse David Cameron of double standards over climate change, ahead of his appearance before a Commons committee.
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Shares of yoga wear maker Lululemon Athletica jump over 8% in after-hours trading after the Canadian firm raised its forecasts on strong holiday sales.
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Nearly half of employers who must set up a pension scheme for their staff in the next two years are confused about their responsibilities, a survey says.
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Supermarket chain Morrisons is reporting its Christmas trading figures later, kicking off a big week of results in the grocery sector.
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