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Shell to Resume Arctic Drilling

The oil giant Shell continues with its controversial plan to drill in the Arctic, despite falling oil prices.

The oil giant Shell continues with its controversial plan to drill in the Arctic, despite falling oil prices.

Office workers in Sweden are being offered the option to have a microchip surgically inserted under their skin. Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones says it's to increase security and allow faster access to things like printing and payments.

The CEO of one of the world's largest spirit makers, Diageo, says the company is suffering in key countries like China and Russia, which has contributed to an 18% slide in profits.

As a Qatari business buys one of London's most iconic buildings - Canary Wharf in the city's financial district - we ask why the Qataris are so keen to increase their property portfolio in the UK capital.

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