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Many asthma diagnoses ‘may be wrong’

28 January 2015 Last updated at 00:46 By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online More than a million adults in the UK may be wrongly diagnosed as asthmatic and be receiving unnecessary medication as a result, warns an NHS … Continue reading

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Greek poll winner vows to end ‘pain’

26 January 2015 Last updated at 09:19 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Savouring victory: the leader of an anti-austerity revolution Anti-austerity Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras has vowed to end Greece’s “five years of humiliation and … Continue reading

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Further fall in UK unemployment

21 January 2015 Last updated at 11:37 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Nick Palmer, ONS: “Unemployment continues to fall” The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 58,000 to 1.91 million, its … Continue reading

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Oil company Baker Hughes cuts 7000 jobs

Pink slips stained with crude oil continue to fly around the U.S. After expanding rapidly during the energy boom, the oil industry is now preparing for leaner days ahead. Baker Hughes (BHI) became the latest energy company to cut costs, … Continue reading

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Facebook has more than 1100 jobs to fill

  Facebook has 1,159 job openings listed on its corporate site, as the social network company continues its aggressive growth plans. The company’s staffing level jumped by 44% in the 12 months ending Sept. 30, according to a company filing, … Continue reading

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5 things Steve Jobs said Apple would never do – and Apple is doing

  Steve Jobs was a notoriously stubborn individual with strong ideas about what made Apple’s products great. Sticking to his guns typically paid off dividends for Jobs and Apple, even when vocal critics mocked the company’s decisions. But since Jobs’ … Continue reading

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A silver lining to winter: Outdoor ice skating rinks

Triple axel. Double Salchow. Spirals. If these terms mean anything to you – and even if they don’t – you’ll be delighted to know you can practice all of them and more on outdoor ice skating rinks throughout the USA. … Continue reading

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Can Methane Act as a Storage Medium for Renewable Energy?

Researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in German have demonstrated a novel method of converting the outputs of biogas facilities into methane. The new type of methanation plant can fit inside a standard shipping container, and could be combined with … Continue reading

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American jobs are back, but wages aren’t. Is this normal now?

  America had 5 million job openings at the end of November, the most since 2001, according to new government data. That means the U.S. isn’t just back to pre-recession levels, it’s humming better than it has in a decade. … Continue reading

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The 5 Best Jobs You’ve Never Heard Of

Sigrid Gombert—Getty Images If you’re itching for a career change in 2015, here are some fast-growing, high-paying options that have yet to hit the mainstream. More 5 Career Questions That Will Make You More Successful in 2015 The Foolproof Way … Continue reading

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