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Scientists in Iceland say they are examining several depressions, termed 'cauldrons', near Bardarbunga volcano, which could be a sign of an eruption.
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Israeli hoteliers are demanding millions of dollars in compensation from the state over the Gaza conflict, and Palestinian businesses are also suffering.
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Germany's Deutsche Bank is fined £4.7m by UK regulators for inaccurately reporting transactions between November 2007 and April 2013.
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Profit margins of large energy suppliers will be lower over the coming year compared with previous estimates, says the regulator Ofgem.
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The FBI says it is investigating reports in the US media of recent cyber-attacks against several US banks.
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Lending to small and medium-sized businesses via the government's Funding for Lending scheme (FLS) fell again in the second quarter of the year.
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A trial vaccine against Ebola could be tested on healthy volunteers in the UK in September, says an international health consortium.
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Drivers will have to cut out their own vehicle tax discs during the death throes of the paper system, because the DVLA has run out of perforated paper.
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Australian surfwear firm Billbabong reports another annual loss but says its turnaround plan "is gaining traction".
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The chief executive of motoring group the AA, Chris Jansen, resigns following a stock market flotation and management buy-in in June.
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London Market Report
28 Aug 2014 8:27:48
Shares in Paddy Power dip after the bookmaker was hit by "punter friendly" results which "proved costlier than John Cleese's divorce payments".
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The UK economy will grow faster than expected this year and next, according to business lobby group the British Chambers of Commerce.
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A study by the National Trust suggests seabirds around the UK coastline are being hit by a "triple whammy" of extreme weather, predators and disturbance by humans.
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The Philippine economy grew faster than expected in the three months to June, expanding by 6.4% from a year earlier.
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The US online retailer Amazon and French publisher Hachette are arguing over the cost of ebooks to those buying the products for their tablets and machines.
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The birth of a pair of rare bongo antelopes in captivity is "fantastic news" for the "critically endangered" species, say conservationists.
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An open letter signed by more than 200 business figures says the case for independence “has been made”.
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As Qantas announces its biggest ever financial loss for the year ending in June, concern is mounting over whether it will need further foreign investment to keep airborne.
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Could unused TV signal improve rural broadband?
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Australia's national flag carrier Qantas reports a net loss of A$2.8bn for the year ending in June - its biggest ever financial loss.
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The prime minister is to tell business leaders that the UK is "an economy of opportunity" which supports one million Scottish jobs.
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Over the decades tonnes of disposed tents, spent oxygen cylinders and bottles have been left behind on Mount Everest by people trying to scale it. Now authorities are urging them to bring the waste back down with them to recycle it.
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Rape-prevention tool draws online backlash from anti-rape advocates
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Kamal Ahmed reports on whether businesses think a split from the UK would be good or bad for business.
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Neuroscientists artificially turn a mouse's fearful memory into a positive one, and vice versa.
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