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News • British Broadcasting Corporation
How do people justify earning more than others?
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A new nuclear power station in the UK will be the most expensive thing ever built on the planet. True or false?
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UK astronaut Tim Peake is preparing to drive a robot on Earth from the space station, simulating how humans could one day remotely command vehicles on other worlds.
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Royal Bank of Scotland reports a loss of £968m for the first three months of 2016, more than double the loss in the same period last year.
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British astronaut Tim Peake is set to take part in an experiment to control a space rover on Earth from his base on the International Space Station.
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Japan's space agency says it will abandon efforts to restore a multimillion dollar satellite sent to explore black holes, after it spun out of control.
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Luxury goods maker Gucci sends warning letters to Hong Kong shops selling paper versions of its products to be burned as ritual funeral offerings.
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Last year's wet summer, followed by one of the warmest winters on record, has helped to create a generation of sleepless slugs, wildlife experts have warned.
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African heads of state prepare to meet in Kenya to discuss how to save the continent's elephants from extinction.
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Australia's federal court fines Reckitt Benckiser, the maker of Nurofen, A$1.7m ($1.3m; £0.89m) for misleading consumers over pain products.
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Australian markets open flat on Friday, after a volatile session for US stocks overnight.
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn unloads his shares in Apple over the company's prospects in China.
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A top executive at Qantas says the Australian election in July could hit demand for air travel.
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Scientists say they have made a leap in knowing why some people retain their youthful looks while others age badly.
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The government's plan to extend the Right to Buy to Housing Association tenants is sharply criticised by a group of MPs.
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The story behind France's economic malaise
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Is our data more secure in the cloud?
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Why some are finding their pay packets shrinking
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Amazon reports a profit of $513m in its first quarter, helped by a 28% jump in sales.
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A shareholder revolt over excessive executive pay hits Weir Group, Shire, Standard Chartered and Reckitt Benckiser.
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With one week of polling left in the Welsh Assembly Elections the steel industry is dominating the campaign.
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BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern takes a look at where the financial services industry stands on Britain's membership of the EU.
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A pioneering new treatment is giving is new hope for those with macular degeneration, as Pallab Ghosh reports.
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The EU's newest Earth observation satellite, Sentinel-1b, has returned its first radar imagery - of Svalbard, the Norwegian archipelago.
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Ford posted a record quarterly profit following strong sales in Europe and moving more trucks in North America.
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