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An unofficial passport website has sued more than 150 of its own customers after they tried to cancel or refused to pay believing they had been misled.
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The cost of first and second class stamps are each to rise by 1p from 30 March, Royal Mail announces.
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How the Zimbabwean government is pushing platinum miners to build a refinery.
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French aviation firm Airbus reports a big jump in full-year profits despite setting aside €551m (£401m) for delays on its A400M military aircraft.
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The gap between the most expensive and cheapest regional average house prices in England and Wales is more than £350,000, figures show.
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TalkTalk customers are being warned about scammers who managed to steal account numbers and names from the company's computers.
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Fungus plays 'biomusic' duet
27 Feb 2015 9:52:58
Scientists at Plymouth University play improvised pieces of music with the help of slime mould.
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The FTSE 100 edges lower in Friday morning trade, despite strong results from Lloyds and airline group IAG.
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German MPs are debating ahead of a vote to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months, following clashes on the streets of Athens.
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Companies wanting to run rail franchises in the north of England must scrap Pacer trains, the Department of Transport confirms.
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Taofick Okoya sells up to 9,000 of his Queens of Africa dolls a month and claims to command about 15% of the market.
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Lloyds Banking Group confirms that it will resume paying dividends to shareholders for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008.
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Ed Miliband is to say university tuition fees have been a "disaster" and will set out Labour's plans to cut them by a third.
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British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) reports a big jump in profits for 2014 and raises its profit forecast for this year.
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MPs say Chancellor George Osborne's claim to have "halved" the UK's £1.7bn EU budget surcharge last year is "not supported by the facts".
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As the US tweaks its web regulations, Cuba is looking to radically update its internet infrastructure.
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Fragments of wheat DNA suggest wheat was present in Britain 8,000 years ago, long before it was grown by British farmers.
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The United Kingdom should create an ambassador for the Arctic or risk being pushed out of key decisions for the region, a House of Lords report says.
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One of the world's biggest listed winemakers, Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has returned to profit in the six months to December.
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Shares on Japan's main index were up on Friday morning due to a weaker yen against the US dollar and despite a raft of mostly disappointing economic figures.
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AirAsia, one of Asia's most successful carriers, has posted its first net loss in two years, citing currency exchange losses and higher taxes.
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Will Narendra Modi be India's Thatcher?
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Are tablets losing their appeal?
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Has nuclear power had its day?
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The tech combating job applicant fraud
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