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News • British Broadcasting Corporation
South Korean lawmakers question major firms in hearings over high-level corruption allegations.
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Human evolution 'not over yet'
Yesterday » 3:10:24
The regular use of Caesarean sections is having an impact on human evolution, say scientists.
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Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube link up to curb the spread of extremist images on the platforms.
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Chatbot sexism
Yesterday » 3:00:40
Why do so many artificially intelligent chatbots have female names and avatars?
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Reality Check
Yesterday » 3:00:19
Two stories in the past week have reported contradictory conclusions about the cost of Christmas dinner.
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Rising bank shares and strong economic data help to push the Dow Jones to a new record.
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Theresa May says she is "ambitious" about the deal the UK will strike when leaving the EU.
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A village pub made famous by the visit of China's President Xi Jinping and David Cameron is bought by Chinese investors.
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Customers will be able to select items and walk out without waiting to pay at the Amazon Go shop.
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Bank of England boss warns people will reject capitalism unless more is done to help those left behind.
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Fossils of possibly the earliest backboned four-legged animals to walk have been found in Scotland.
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Unions are close to agreeing a deal with Tata Steel which would keep the Port Talbot works open along with other UK plants, BBC Wales understands.
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Robot aircraft are to be tested in UK airspace to help refine systems that control autonomous planes.
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Although progress is being made, up to US $906bn of company turnover is still tied to global deforestation, an assessment suggests.
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The UK has bought the capsule which sent Tim Peake into space and returned him to Earth.
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US President-elect Donald Trump tweets criticism of China's monetary and South China Sea policies.
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Doom-mongers?
05 Dec 2016 1:09:48
Were the official GDP forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility too gloomy?
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Flooding across parts of the UK last winter was the most extreme on record, experts say.
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The UK's key service sector grew at its fastest pace since January last month, according to a closely watched survey.
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Royal Bank of Scotland has reached a deal with three of five shareholder groups who allege they were misled over the bank's £12bn fund raising in 2008.
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The London stock market rises in early trade, despite fears that the Italian referendum result could hit shares.
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A unit of Li Ka-shing's conglomerate has made a $5.4bn takeover offer for Australian energy firm Duet Group.
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A link between the Shenzhen and Hong Kong stock exchanges starts up.
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Cross-border share trading between Shenzhen and Hong Kong gets underway after a one-year delay.
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Households with fire-prone tumble dryers still face "unacceptable" delays for repairs, a consumer group says.
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