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Spencer Flower, the leader of Dorset County Council, speaks about the recent cuts he has made to bus services in the area.
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Customers should be educated to select not only perfect fruit and vegetables, but to look at buying "ugly, misshapen" cheaper produce, says Tesco.
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The percentage taken in taxes for airline flights has steadily increased - some hailing it as a useful environmental measure to deter unnecessary travel, others claiming it stifles the economy and prevents businesses from growing.
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UK rail and bus firm FirstGroup has rejected a proposal from one of its shareholders, Sandell, to sell its US assets, including the Greyhound bus service.
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Transport firm Stagecoach reports a small rise in half year profits and sees "significant potential" to expand in the US.
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Welsh Rugby Union officials will meet with the four regions on Wednesday in an attempt to resolve their differences.
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Google opens its first ever data centres in Asia as it looks to boost its growth further in the region.
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Female apprentices are more likely to end up in low-paid jobs as a result of training in "female-dominated sectors", new research suggests.
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Holden, a subsidiary of General Motors (GM), says it will stop making cars in Australia by the end of 2017, with almost 2,900 jobs to go.
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Two of India's biggest firms, Reliance Industries and Bharti Airtel, agree to share telecom infrastructure.
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One of France's most well-known champagne producers launches an Indian sparkling wine.
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Britain should push ahead with fracking, the chairman of the government's advisory body on climate change says.
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Is Beijing poised to expel major US news outlets?
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Computer security expert Alan Woodward highlights 12 ways that cyber-scammers hope to catch you out over the festive season - and how to thwart them.
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Networks of bus services in England and Wales could disappear due to funding cuts, warns a report by the Campaign for Better Transport.
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A new model for Uganda's lack of schools
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Revolution brings no job hopes for Tunisia's young women
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Most regions of the UK are already in a house price bubble, according to an economics professor from Warwick University.
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An agreement is reached on the US budget to avoid another government shutdown, Republican and Democratic lawmakers say.
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Thirteen people plead guilty to disabling Paypal's servers in an attack that US authorities say was orchestrated by hacking collective Anonymous.
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Barclays will not renew its sponsorship of the cycle hire scheme in London after the deal ends in 2015.
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A US judge orders former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to repay the city and tax officials $4.7m (£2.8m) after being found guilty of corruption.
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The Royal Bank of Scotland's group finance director is to resign less than three months after taking the role.
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US bank JP Morgan Chase files for a US patent to develop a payment system using "virtual cash", similar to emerging currency Bitcoin.
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Some insurance companies and pension providers have been heavily criticised in a report on the sale of annuities to people when they retire.
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