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Ofwat, the water regulator, says it will challenge Thames Water's request to increase customer bills by up to 8% next year.
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Twelve men are arrested over an alleged plot to remotely take control of a bank's computer to steal from the firm.
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The Indian prime minister's economic advisory council lowers the growth outlook for the current financial year by more than one percentage point.
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A team of researchers who found that people think they are more attractive when drinking alcohol, have scooped an Ig Nobel prize for their work
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Pub chain JD Wetherspoon said record sales of traditional ales and ciders helped push up profits over the past year.
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Train passengers are facing unnecessary delays because Network Rail is not doing its job properly, according to a critical report from the regulator.
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Indonesia's central bank raises interest rates for the second time in two weeks as it looks to stem the sharp decline in its currency, the rupiah.
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International clothing makers fail to reach a deal on the creation of a compensation fund for victims of two Bangladeshi factory disasters.
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As part of our series on entrepreneurs in Asia, Chris Morris tells us about his restaurant LIME House, which he hopes will bring a taste of the Caribbean to Singapore.
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International clothing manufacturers have failed to agree on the creation of a compensation fund for hundreds of victims of two Bangladeshi factory disasters.
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Smartphone app aims to boost study of spiders
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Transforming the way we interact with the world
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Could a ship that moves sideways change life in the Arctic?
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Finding a new career after a life in sport
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Alistair Darling recalls the 'dangerous times' of Lehman Brothers
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The Bank of England should use its powers to limit house price increases to 5% a year to "take the froth out" of price booms, a surveyors' group says.
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Twitter has announced it has filed paperwork with US regulators ahead of a planned stock market flotation, the most hotly anticipated since Facebook's last year.
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Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America, has measured 83ft (25.29m) shorter than previously thought, according to a new survey.
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China specialist Jim McGregor gives a critical assessment of the heavy-handed way China's government is treating foreign companies as part of its anti-corruption drive.
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Sainsbury's is recalling all of its bagged watercress as well as salads containing watercress in response to an outbreak of E. coli.
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What does Voyager probe's leap to interstellar space actually mean?
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Livestock may have been wrongly blamed as being the source of a type of drug-resistant salmonella, a study shows.
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How do we know that Voyager has left the Solar System?
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Nasa's Voyager-1 probe becomes the first manmade object to break through to the space between stars.
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Careful readjustment is vital for anyone taking up barefoot running, sports scientists have warned.
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