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Hunting ground
Today » 3:05:24
The interconnectivity of people on social media means it is a perfect hunting ground for cybercriminals looking to do harm.
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Flying to you
Today » 3:02:06
The UK government's getting together with the retail giant Amazon, to start testing flying drones that can deliver parcels to your door.
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Drones delivering our shopping could become a reality across Britain, says the BBC's Transport correspondent Richard Westcott.
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O2 customer data is being sold by criminals on the dark net, the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme has learned.
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Natwest has become the first UK bank to warn it may have to charge to accept deposits due to low interest rates.
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Oil prices have fallen to a three-month low, hit by rising concerns that a global oversupply of both crude and natural gas will dampen prices.
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The areas of the brain involved in complex thought are the ones that change the most during the teenage years, research shows.
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Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green demands an "immediate apology" from MP Frank Field for comments he made about his running of the collapsed retailer.
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The delays experienced by motorists travelling to Dover "must never be allowed to happen again", P&O Ferries says.
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The DKNY fashion brand is heading back to New York, where designer Donna Karan founded the clothing company, after being sold by its French owners.
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UK mortgage interest rates - already at record lows - have fallen in the first half of the year and "show no signs of stopping", says Moneyfacts.
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London's FTSE 100 turns negative after publication of the CBI's latest industrial trends survey that shows Brexit hitting business confidence.
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BT Group will form a separate board for its Openreach business in a bid to persuade its regulator the company should not be broken up.
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Even with Chinese foreign investment on the increase, the decision by one entrepreneur to invest £1bn ($1.3bn) in the northern English city of Sheffield is remarkable.
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Why businesses are banking on India's cinema superstar Rajinikanth for promotion.
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Chinese technology and smartphone giant Huawei reports a 40% surge in revenue for the first half of the year.
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Shares in Japanese gaming giant Nintendo fall sharply as the firm says the success of Pokemon Go will only have a limited impact on its earnings.
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High-flying boss
Yesterday » 3:13:59
How Gerry Cottle Jr went from being a trapeze artist in his dad's circus to setting up a popular rooftop cinema business.
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Babytalk
Yesterday » 3:09:43
Whether your children are problems or prodigies, is it damaging to your career to talk about them too much in the workplace?
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Stronger rules to protect workplace pension holders may be needed in the light of BHS's failure, MPs say.
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Sir Philip Green and others who "got rich" from BHS are blamed for the retailer's collapse in what MPs called the "unacceptable face of capitalism".
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Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green should sign a "whacking huge cheque" to cover the hole in the BHS' pension scheme, Work and pensions committee chairman Frank Field tells the BBC.
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US telecoms giant Verizon Communications is to buy Yahoo's core internet business for $5bn (£3.8bn), according to media reports.
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William Hill is expected to receive a takeover offer from rival gambling firms 888 and Rank Group after the two companies joined forces to make a possible bid.
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Chancellor Philip Hammond insists EU is not in "punishment mode" over Brexit vote and tells the BBC he wants talks on developing a free trade relationship with China.
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