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Syrian refugee students rebuild from Beirut
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The government must stop putting off the "difficult" decision to expand Heathrow Airport rather than Gatwick, a Commons committee says.
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The mending craze gripping New York
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Could the Sports Direct boss be the saviour of BHS?
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announces a deal with Google to double the size of the tech giant's fleet of self-driving cars.
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Prosecutors in Brazil file a $43.5bn (£30bn) civil lawsuit against iron miner Samarco, and its owners BHP Billiton and Vale.
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Genes are partly to blame for some dogs getting fat, say scientists who have studied Labrador retrievers.
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British astronaut Tim Peake says he wants his mission to the space station to change attitudes towards science.
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Business Secretary Sajid Javid orders the Insolvency Service to investigate the collapse of UK department store BHS.
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'Every bookmaker is crying out in pain'
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British industry is to lead the construction of the Biomass satellite which will use an innovative radar instrument to essentially weigh all the world's trees.
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US investors may have earned millions of dollars in profits from early access to leaked economic data, the European Central Bank alleges.
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Taxi-hailing service Uber and China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group agree a deal allowing Chinese travellers to pay for a taxi in any country where Uber operates.
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Independent property expert Louisa Fletcher says she can only see the "Bank of Mum and Dad" growing, but has a warning for parents.
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Talks between the EU and US over the wide-ranging TTIP trade deal are likely to grind to a halt, according to France's trade minister.
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How motorbikes can solve the last mile problem
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A US jury court orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $55m (£40m) to a woman who woman who says its talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer.
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The uncertainty caused by the the UK's European Union referendum caused manufacturing output to fall to a three-year low in April, a closely watched survey finds.
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Shares in FTSE 250 firm Just Eat jump 7% after it increases its profit forecast, but the FTSE 100 falls.
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Solar Impulse, a plane fuelled only by the sun, has landed in the US state of Arizona after a 16-hour flight from California.
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German airline Lufthansa says it will slow its growth plans this year as it continues to come under pressure from lower cost competitors.
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The government's flagship benefit reform has "serious design flaws" that must be resolved before it is expanded across the country, a think tank says.
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Researchers in the US believe they are a step closer to finding the Endeavour, the ship in which Captain Cook sailed to Australia in 1768.
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The Australian politician who declared war on Johnny Depp's dogs has a new enemy - the European carp.
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Banking giant HSBC posts an 18% drop in profits for the first quarter, citing "challenging market conditions".
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