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Loan scheme launched for Scottish farmers affected by adverse weather

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India plans manned space flight by 2022

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Pain for Exporters: Sterling stuck near 14-month low despite strong retail...

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ICOS offers grants to rural projects

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Ibec issues warning over ‘complacency’

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Ivanka to be ‘trotted out’ to woo female voters turned off...

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