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Five hundred global citizens frustrated at the stalemate over climate policy will learn today if they have won the chance to vent their anger at world leaders.
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Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.
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Rangers make new shares available to current shareholders and admit poor uptake could hinder payments to creditors.
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Tesco cuts its profit forecast
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The struggling supermarket Tesco cuts its profit forecast and the new chief executive's start date has been brought forward to Monday.
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House prices edged up by 0.8% in August, according to the UK's biggest building society, the Nationwide.
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The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a rise in the number of calls to its cruelty and advice line concerning animals such as monkeys and marmosets.
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Five hundred people will learn tomorrow if they have won the chance to vent their frustration at world leaders over the global citizens stalemate over climate policy.
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A extremely rare Galapagos tortoise thought to be 100 years old has been given a new home at a zoo in Ohio.
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Japan's economy shows signs of stagnation and weakness as households spent less and factory output stays flat in July.
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Virgin Australia posts an after-tax loss of A$355.6m ($332.6m; £200.5m) for the full year ending in June, triple the firm's previous year's losses for the period.
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The model-making summer school teaching local children to be young engineers
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Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.
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Swansea University scientists are conducting the largest field trial in Europe to find new ways of killing Japanese knotweed.
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What industry learned from World War One
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A study of genetic sequences sheds new light on the colonisation of the North American Arctic, from ancient "Paleo-Eskimos" to the modern-day Inuit.
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What new technologies can reliably establish our identities?
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Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan formally launches a national electronic identity card, which can also be used to make payments.
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Scientists have tracked the spread of Ebola in West Africa, revealing genetic clues to the course of the outbreak.
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The US supermarket chain Market Basket agrees to sell to former boss Arthur T Demoulas, ending a months-long strike amongst workers and customers.
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Astronomers have shown that dead stars known as white dwarfs can re-ignite and explode as supernovas.
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The US economy grew at annual pace of 4.2% in the second quarter, revised official figures show, faster than the previous estimate of 4%.
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Russia says it will introduce a new scrappage scheme worth 10bn roubles to try to boost flagging car sales.
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The majority of women working part-time earn less than the minimum wage, according to the TUC.
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The EU announces emergency help for dairy producers hit by the Russian ban on food imports from the EU.
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Malaysia Airlines says the full financial impact of the two tragedies to hit the company will be seen in the second half of the year.
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