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Marks and Spencer has unveiled a new clothing collection and strategy that it hopes will reverse falling sales.
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Actor Nigel Havers has revealed how he was cheated out of money by a lettings agency when he rented a property in Manchester during his time in the television soap Coronation Street.
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The giant retailer Gap has said it is ready to join other clothes retailers in signing-up to an agreement to raise safety levels in factories in Bangladesh.
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Researchers spot particles called neutrinos coming from outside our Solar System for the first time, a find that could spark a new era in astronomy.
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Scientists say 1.5-billion-year-old water drilled from rock in a North American mine is the most ancient yet found on Earth.
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French agriculture starts to feel effects of deteriorating economy
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Human cloning is used to produce early embryos, marking a "significant step" for medicine, say US scientists.
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Sao Paulo may lose the right to stage any World Cup matches next year because of delays in building work, football's governing body Fifa has warned.
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The Church of England has criticised the conduct of Barclays in its annual report, after a year dogged by scandal and resignations at the bank.
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The gap between rich and poor widened more in the three years to 2010 than in the previous 12 years, according to the OECD.
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Can a person disappear in plain sight? That’s the question Liu Bolin‘s remarkable work seems to ask. The Beijing-based artist is sometimes called “The Invisible Man” because in nearly all his art, Bolin is front and center — and completely unseen. He aims to draw attention to social and political issues by dissolving into the background.
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Alison Nimmo CBE worked in the Olympic Delivery Authority for London 2012 and she told Woman's Hour why she found her role there of "gender champion" so rewarding.
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A black widow spider is found in Aberdeen in a shipment from America.
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Europe's first advanced civilisation had a local origin and was not imported from outside the continent, according to a new study.
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Sugar beet farmers are counting the cost of a "mystery" condition resulting in more than 50% of some crops failing.
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India's tigers face extinction due to a collapse in the variety of their mating partners, say Cardiff University researchers.
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A UK-based firm says it has stopped selling a drug to Arkansas because the US state had planned to use it to execute prisoners on death row.
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David Cameron is "deeply" concerned by claims of price fixing by major oil firms, as the energy secretary promises tough sanctions if they are true.
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Energy Secretary Ed Davey says the government is deeply concerned by claims of price fixing by major oil firms.
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Why do people mutilate bodies in war?
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UK unemployment has risen to 2.52 million, according to the Office for National Statistics. BBC Breakfast's Stephanie McGovern examines the shifts in the UK jobs market
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Employment minister Mark Hoban said there were some 'positive signs' in the latest unemployment figures.
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Several countries gain permanent observer status on the Arctic Council but there is dissent over the EU.
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The Sun has unleashed the most powerful eruption - a solar flare - of 2013 so far.
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Unemployed people are being tricked into calling expensive premium rate numbers while applying for non-existent jobs.
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