News : British Broadcasting Corporation

News • British Broadcasting Corporation
Tui Travel reports a 40% slump in summer holiday bookings to Turkey following the continued fighting and migrant crisis in neighbouring Syria.
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Indian scientists have been asked to examine claims that a man died after being hit by a meteorite in southern Vellore city.
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Biologists discover how bacteria sense light and move towards it: the entire single-cell organism focuses light like a tiny eyeball.
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Caves reveal a desert's rainforest past
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Carbon dating row over 'oldest Koran'
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Tokyo shares fall sharply in early trading on Tuesday, following the trends set in Europe and the US.
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Technology being developed in the Philippines could give hope to thousands of farmers affected by storms and natural disasters.
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Mutant sperm-factories spread in men's testicles as they age to increase the risk of children with genetic diseases, researchers have shown.
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Exposure to short flashes of light at night could help travellers adjust to new time zones and avoid jet lag, according to scientists.
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Will not criticising make you a better boss?
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Top chief executives share their tips on how to become a better boss.
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How easy is it for authors to self-publish?
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As more and more writers choose to self-publish, how are these author-entrepreneurs changing the bookselling industry?
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The number of train tickets sold in the UK last year rose 3.8% to 1.7 billion, according to the Rail Delivery Group.
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Shetland's new gas plant has "pushed the boundaries" of what is technically possible, says the BBC's Lorna Gordon.
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Shares on Wall Street open sharply lower after volatile trading on Europe's stock markets.
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Shares of Fiat Chrysler fall more than 7% on Monday as an investigation into its vehicles widened.
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India's economy grew at a rate of 7.5% in 2015, faster than the 6.9% reported in China, official figures show.
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South Africa is investing more money in nursery schools. But, with the economic challenges the country faces, it's hard to determine whether these programmes will eventually be successful.
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London's leading shares are lower as a number of key company shares and other European markets fall.
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Banks should stop issuing £50, $100 and €500 notes to tackle crime, a former bank boss says.
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Npower has become the fourth major UK energy supplier to announce a reduction in its gas price - with a 5.2% cut taking effect on 28 March.
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India's telecoms regulator has blocked Facebook's limited free internet service as part of a ruling in favour of net neutrality.
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Adele is named the world's best selling and most popular music artist of 2015 after 'simply phenomenal' success.
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Chancellor George Osborne's 'inflexible' budget surplus target could lead to sudden tax rises or spending cuts, independent economists suggest.
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