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Image copyright Getty Images Japan’s economy grew slower than initially estimated in the first three months of the year, according to revised figures. Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 0.3% in the first quarter, compared to 0.5% in last month’s preliminary reading. The annualised rate of growth was cut to 1%…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The computer catastrophe happened on a bank holiday weekend over half term The ultimate boss of British Airways, Willie Walsh who runs the airline’s parent company, has offered a little more detail about why their computer system crash-landed last week. Put simply, an “engineer”…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC Horizon: Halley VI is one of the most remote scientific research centres in the world Restricted operations at the British Antarctic Survey’s Halley station may have to continue for some time to come. The base, which ordinarily stays open year-round, is…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe shape of a Jebel Irhoud skull (L) is almost identical to ours (R) The idea that modern people evolved in a single “cradle of humanity” in East Africa some 200,000 years ago is no longer tenable, new research suggests.  Fossils of…

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