News : British Broadcasting Corporation

News • British Broadcasting Corporation
Dave Forsey, the chief executive of embattled retailer Sports Direct, has resigned - a move founder Mike Ashley says is like "losing his right arm".
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The body tasked with managing trade in endangered species will oppose efforts to increase global protection for elephants, saying it could spark a new trade in ivory.
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Tropical dry forests are among the most threatened habitats on the planet, yet remain overlooked by scientists and conservationists, warn researchers.
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The government is to outline its plans to strengthen collaborative research between the UK and China.
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Bonanza for Bosnia
22 Sep 2016 3:07:07
Bosnia's biggest foreign investment by a Dubai-based property developer is causing some unease amongst locals. But the country needs all the help it can get.
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A British man who lived in the Swiss Alps as a goat for three days wins one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes.
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Get off my land!
22 Sep 2016 3:03:44
Up to a billion people in Africa derive their main income from farming, but many get embroiled in disputes over whether they really own their land. Can tech help?
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Are the Americans just more determined when it comes to producing world-beating tech firms?
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Job vacancies in England's financial sector have dropped more than 10% after the Brexit vote over passporting and single market concerns, a think tank says.
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People who are tricked into transferring money to a fraudster deserve better protection, says consumer group Which?
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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said that formal negotiations for Britain to Leave the European Union will "probably" begin in early 2017.
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Security expert Troy Hunt discusses the scale of the Yahoo breach and what steps its users should take to protect their data.
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The US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told the BBC that it is unacceptable for the European Union to grab revenue intended for US coffers with the Apple ruling.
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Yahoo says hackers stole information from about 500 million users in 2014 in what appears to be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.
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Four rare white lion cubs have been born in a zoo in Poland.
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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says risks from climate change can be reduced by increasing green financing in emerging economies.
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Scientists bring singing fish into their lab to work out the biological secret of an aquatic creature that hums at night.
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The World Trade Organization has ruled that the EU has failed to comply with rulings that it should cut subsidies to aircraft maker Airbus.
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Scientists solve the bizarre mystery of the fish that hums at night.
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Southern Railway workers are to stage 14 days of strike action in five blocks from October in an ongoing dispute over the role of conductors on trains.
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Offshore workers in the North Sea vote to accept a new pay package and end a series of strikes.
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Maersk, the Copenhagen-based shipping giant, is to be split up with its energy interests directed more towards the North Sea.
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The Duke of Cambridge has called on world leaders to do more to combat the illegal wildlife trade.
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Families should be given breathing space to repay debts otherwise the stress can affect children's mental health, a charity has said.
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Why are people paying hundreds of pounds for the new plastic £5 note?
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