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Microsoft is fined 561m euros ($731m; £484m) for failing to promote a selection of web browsers alongside its own.
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The UK faces a Supreme Court case over failure to clean up city air in line with EU laws
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The tadpoles of Australia's native frogs can outcompete invasive toads, scientists say.
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Scientists describe some services provided by companies tracing ancestry using DNA as akin to astrology.
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A bid by Asia's largest low-cost carrier, AirAsia, to set up an airline in India wins approval from the Indian government.
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The amount of salt in our diet could be driving our own immune systems to rebel against us leading to diseases such as multiple sclerosis, very early research suggests.
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More than two million people in the UK have left jobs to care for disabled, sick or elderly loved ones, a survey by Carers UK suggests.
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Google has offered a $20m grand prize to the first privately-funded company to land a robot on the moon and explore the surface.
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Changing course on the economy would plunge the UK "back into the abyss", David Cameron is expected to warn.
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Korea's Hyundai and Kia benefit from woes of European rivals
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Google revamps its street photo service - but is it useful?
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Around half of the UK's deer population needs to be shot each year to stop extreme devastation to the countryside, scientists claim.
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As the Bank of England decides whether to do more to stimulate the economy, the BCC cuts its forecasts for growth this year and next.
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Media giant Time Warner says it will spin off its Time Inc magazine unit into an independent, publicly traded company by the end of the year.
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NatWest appears to be having problems with its computer systems, less than a year after millions of customers were left unable to move money for days.
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John Audubon rose from an ignoble childhood to become one of America's most important artists and naturalists. The New York Historical Society celebrates his work in a new book.
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The Mammal Society's Mammal Photographer of the Year 2013 finalists have been announced
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The government may need to borrow more to fund capital spending if the UK's economy is to recover, Business Secretary Vince Cable suggests.
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Lord Sugar has been giving evidence to an employment tribunal today over the way he treated the winner of his show, The Apprentice.
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The world's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook has announced plans to cut around 2,500 jobs in the UK and close nearly 200 high street travel agencies
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No-frills airline Easyjet and the London Stock Exchange are promoted to the FTSE 100 index as part of the latest quarterly review.
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MPs have agreed new subsidies for burning wood and plants in the UK's power stations.
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Volvo is to offer a product that can scan the road for cyclists and apply the brakes if it thinks a collision is imminent.
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Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA -- in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where "the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys."
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The UK's largest civil service union, PCS, has picked Budget Day - 20 March - to start its industrial action over pay and pensions.
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