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Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says if Greece left the euro, it would spell the end of Europe's common currency.
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Greece will not be able to make a debt repayment to the IMF due in early June as it does not have the money, the interior minister says.
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Business Secretary Sajid Javid says he will not be going back to the Beecroft proposals for no fault dismissals but hopes to cut over £10bn more red tape costs.
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Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
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A look inside the lab where the Mars Rover will be assembled
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The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.
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Can California learn to live with drought?
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Saving coffee from extinction
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Breeding a new plant to save coffee from extinction
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A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.
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A train company apologises after passengers were told a track delay was because someone "couldn't be bothered to live any more".
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Purring spiders use leaves as microphones and speakers to transmit their purring courtship song to a female, scientists find.
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Whose face should grace the new note?
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The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
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The element that made the modern era gleam
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Where is the solar 'capital' of the UK?
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The chair of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, says she expects the central bank to begin raising interest rates "at some point this year".
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With some surprising fertiliser ingredients, Madagascar is well-placed to export organic products.
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As Telecel's operating licence is cancelled, concern mounts for its employees and the possible impact on Zimbabwe's economy.
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A first-of-its-kind lighting system has been installed at a supermarket that tells an app where shoppers are standing and which way they are facing.
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Famous Parisian landmark the Eiffel Tower is closed to tourists after staff walked out complaining about the growing number of pickpockets.
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The BBC's Sameer Hashmi looks for signs of progress in the plan to transform India into a global manufacturing hub.
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British American Tobacco and Philip Morris file legal challenges against the UK government over plain packaging for cigarettes.
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As the London 3D Print Show rolls into town, the BBC's Theo Leggett offers a whistle-stop tour to assess the industry.
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Fans of India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, can now enjoy an excursion to his hometown of Vadnagar.
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A measure of the quality of jobs done by workers in the UK has fallen slightly for the first time.
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