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A new baby is always valued - but the new Royal baby has been estimated to have an actual, cash value, says one brand expert.
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Three months on from the terrible collapse of a factory in Dhaka, fears remain about the safety of the four million workers in the garment industry.
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For years, Virginia farmers made their living growing tobacco, but as people smoke less, demand for the crop dropped. Now, a new breed of chick peas may help make up for dwindling tobacco sales.
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Workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan say they have seen steam rising from one of the damaged reactor buildings, for the second time in less than a week.
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Sharanjit Leyl takes a look at how infrastructure spending in the Philippines does not always filter down to the people.
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Bribery claims highlight corruption in China's health system
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Coins have been used to pay for goods in countries around the world for thousands of years - but with an ever increasing number of electronic currency transactions, could they cease to exist?
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Oxfam's income falls £17.6m to £367.9m in the year to 31 March with its two main sources of money, shops and fundraising, down on the previous year.
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Could the Royal birth mean baby boomtime for the economy?
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Almost 30% of all the net addresses in Belarus are being blocked by anti-spam firms because of the amount of junk mail passing through them, says a new study
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How the volume has been turned down on aircraft engines
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The most unlikely cash-free workplace in the UK
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The Royal Mint makes coins for the UK and countries around the world and the BBC has been given special access to find out how its done.
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Computer and smartphone maker Apple reports slightly better-than-expected profits for the third quarter of the year.
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Three British men have been sentenced to a total of 43 years in prison in the United States for their part in one of the UK's biggest investment frauds.
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Three British men have been sentenced to a total of 43 years in prison in the United States for their part in one of the UK's biggest investment frauds.
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The new mortgage proposals which are an extension of the current 'help to buy' scheme are causing people
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Samsung unveils a new top-end smart device chip, adopting graphics technology from ARM instead of its UK rival Imagination.
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Online retail giant Amazon scraps free "super saver" delivery for some goods worth less than £10, reversing a policy introduced in 2009.
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Portland Harbour Authority unveils plans for a £50m ship repair yard that could create more than 300 new jobs.
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Africa's economic growth is held back by confusion over who owns vast swathes of agricultural land, according to a World Bank report.
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A US Senate committee will hear evidence later on the controversial role of big banks in the aluminium trading industry.
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Bentley will create 1,000 jobs as it develops a new luxury car to be produced at its factory in Crewe.
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Families in the Philippines are being forced to live apart due to the country's dependence on overseas work, it has been claimed.
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A US court has upheld a decision to invalidate a tech firm's claim to own technologies underpinning the web.
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