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Facebook will base its team developing WhatsApp into a payments platform in London, according to reports.
Uber drivers are to go on strike today - 24 hours before the minicab company's stock market flotation in the United States.
The UK has gone seven days without burning any coal to generate electricity - the longest stretch without the fossil fuel since the Industrial Revolution.
The UK has gone six days without burning any coal to generate electricity, the longest stretch without the fossil fuel since the Industrial Revolution.
The UK has gone five days without burning any coal to generate electricity, the longest stretch without the fossil fuel since the Industrial Revolution.
Brine water produced by the oil and gas industry contains even more dissolved salts than ocean water, and is a growing environmental concern - but…
A palaeontologist who found a fossil while still a high school student in 1998 has discovered it is a "new" species of dinosaur related to…
Using social media has very limited effects on teenagers' wellbeing, according to a new large-scale study from the University of Oxford.
The government wants to introduce new laws to protect elections and referendums in the UK from the risk of interference by foreign powers.
The roll-out of 5G mobile networks could have a big impact on weather forecasters' ability to predict major weather events.

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