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Solar-powered plane set for round-the-world flight
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Leading Ebola scientist Professor Peter Piot warns the World Economic Forum that developed nations are "vulnerable" to epidemics and must invest more in research.
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How to succeed in the East
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Shares in internet TV streaming service Netflix jump over 12% in after-hours trading after the company reports better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings.
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Chief executives are less optimistic about the economy this year than last, a survey unveiled at the World Economic Forum by PwC suggests.
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European homeowners hit by Swiss removal of currency cap
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Oil company Talisman Sinopec announces plans for 300 job losses from its North Sea operations, from a workforce of about 3,000.
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Dungeness B power station is to stay open beyond its scheduled closing date of 2018, EDF Energy announces.
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Hong Kong police arrest a man, then release him without charge, as part of an investigation into the potential theft of £2.5m from Birmingham City football club's owners.
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Chancellor George Osborne tells MPs that new powers being handed to Scotland could result in a UK-wide competition over tax rates.
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US banking giant Morgan Stanley sees quarterly net income rise as legal fees relating to mortgage-backed securities ease.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and six other top officials have been given a 62% pay rise, according to state-run media reports.
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A ban on mangoes imported from India by the EU is to be lifted after a European Commission vote, but other foodstuffs remain banned.
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German investor confidence rose for the third month in a row in January, hitting its highest level since February 2014, a survey suggests.
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Scottish Power becomes the third major gas supplier to announce a price cut, with the news it is to reduce prices by 4.8% from 20 February.
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Millions of savers are getting a raw deal, particularly from the big High Street banks, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) concludes.
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A better-than-expected growth figure from China lifts UK stocks, but shares in Unilever fall after its sales growth disappoints.
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The third and final leg of the civil trial over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill gets under way on Tuesday and will determine how much BP must pay in penalties under the US Clean Water Act.
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Consumer goods giant Unilever reports lower-than-expected full-year sales after demand for its products in emerging markets continues to slow.
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Malaysia cuts its 2015 growth forecast after a sharp fall in oil prices causes the government to revise down its budget.
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Sandy Easdale strengthens his personal shareholding in Rangers with the purchase of more than 1m ordinary shares.
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Shoplifting, cyber-crime and fraud cost the retail industry £603m in the 2013-14 financial year, the British Retail Industry says.
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The administrators called in to run failed spread betting firm Alpari UK say they have received several inquiries from potential buyers.
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Asian shares traded higher on Tuesday after China's economic growth in 2014 came in above market expectations.
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China's economic growth slows to its weakest in 24 years, expanding 7.4% in 2014 compared to 7.7% in 2013.
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