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BBC's Taiwan correspondent Cindy Sui meets with Zenbo - what its creator Asus says is the first 'affordable' household robot.
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The killing of a gorilla at a zoo in the US city of Cincinnati after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure triggers outrage on social media.
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The proposed sugar tax will "hit the poorest families hardest" and should be scrapped, the Taxpayers' Alliance says.
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Japanese shares are trading higher on Monday, on hopes the government will delay a planned hike in the nation's sales tax.
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The UK's most expensive seaside town is Sandbanks in Dorset, with the average house price there nearly £665,000, according to a report.
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How Gary Goodlander - known as 'Cap'n Fatty' financed his dream to sail around the world.
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The businesses struggling with the Isis brand
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US researchers are testing a key ingredient of baking soda as a means of capturing carbon dioxide.
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As millions of Americans gear up for the driving season, increased demand at the pumps is pushing up oil prices worldwide.
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The teenage computer smuggler
Yesterday » 3:07:47
The teenager who smuggled PCs through the Iron Curtain
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MPs will investigate the UK's 6,000 occupational pension schemes after question marks arise at BHS and British Steel.
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New figures suggest 63% of shoppers who bought women's clothes online in the last six months sent at least one item back to retailers.
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The World Trade Organisation's former director-general tells the BBC that the UK economy risks a "huge blow" if it votes to leave the EU on 23 June.
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North Berwick has become Scotland's most expensive seaside town, according to new research by the Bank of Scotland.
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Coconut picking has been traditionally a man's job in India but women are now filling the gap.
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Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says leaving the EU would create "an enormous economic problem" following any Brexit vote on 23 June.
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Tata would need to give guarantees it is in the UK steel industry for the long run if it scraps its planned sale of plants, Stephen Kinnock says.
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Firms should be flexible with staffing during the Euro 2016 football tournament, which begins on 10 June, the conciliation service Acas says.
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Zoo officials shoot dead a gorilla after it grabbed a four-year-old boy who fell into its enclosure in the US city of Cincinnati.
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Eve the Jurassic sea monster
29 May 2016 5:41:29
Piecing together the bare bones of a sea reptile that swam at the time of the dinosaurs.
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The BBC Business series My Shop visits The Startup Van team, who have now left their van and moved into a shop in order to offer their interview service.
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The German airline, Lufthansa, says it will suspend flights to Venezuela from next month due to growing economic difficulties in the country.
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Could we finally see the end of overcrowded trains?
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Firms should be flexible with staffing during the Euro 2016 football tournament, which begins on 10 June, the conciliation service Acas says.
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Alma telescope peers into space from Chile
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