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As the death toll from Ebola mounts across west Africa, there is growing concern about what the cost will be to the region's economies.
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Russia's state-controlled energy giant Rosneft asks the Russian government for a $42bn (£25.2bn) loan, as it feels the impact of Western sanctions.
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Engineers create the world's largest robot swarm, with over 1,000 tiny robots that act independently but work together to build two-dimensional shapes.
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UK construction firm Balfour Beatty has repeated its rejection of a takeover approach from rival Carillion.
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The Premier League's told Newsbeat they're taking action to stop fans uploading unofficial goal Vines onto social media.
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One of Britain's longest running archaeological digs comes to end
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In pictures: Top trunks
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The search for England's "Tree of the Year"
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US drinks giant Coca-Cola buys a 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage in a cash deal, as it looks for growth away from fizzy drinks.
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What's the chance a robot will take your job?
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While India has the second highest number of mobile phone subscribers in the world, only one in eight of them have smartphones.
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Darts is a growing business and the first ever World Series darts competition to be played in Asia is about to kick off in Singapore.
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The self-made 30-year-old health care boss who's worth $4.5bn
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The battle of the football kit makers
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Are we becoming victims of the 'always on' work culture?
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Banana firm Chiquita rejects a takeover bid by Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups, saying it will stick to a plan to merge with Fyffes.
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Scientists may have identified the first known dust particles from outside our Solar System, in samples returned to Earth by a Nasa space mission.
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A crackdown on fish poaching across Wales has seen 139 people prosecuted in the first four months of the year, says Natural Resources Wales.
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In light of a public campaign, Apple has banned two potentially hazardous chemicals from 22 of its iPhone and iPad assembly plants.
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Shares in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway top $200,000 for the first time, valuing the firm at an estimated $326bn.
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A week after arriving at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Europe's Rosetta probe is busy acquiring the information needed to select a landing site.
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Far too many Americans are illiterate in power — what it is, how it operates and why some people have it. As a result, those few who do understand power wield disproportionate influence over everyone else. “We need to make civics sexy again,” says civics educator Eric Liu. “As sexy as it was during the American Revolution or the Civil Rights Movement.”
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Unusual weather in the Western US has caused an apparent "swap" in weather systems between Arizona and Washington State.
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Mobile phone company EE has introduced a 50p charge for jumping the queue on customer service calls, angering some customers.
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German energy giant RWE has recorded a fall in profits while its UK arm, Npower, says it is getting on top of late billing problems in the UK.
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The Latvia-based social network - notoriously linked to teenage suicides - has been taken over, with the founders leaving the firm.
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