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  • Mayor defends driverless trainsMayor of London Boris Johnson defends his vision of driverless Tube trains after a near miss in which a five-year-old boy fell between a platform and train.
  • Oil price dips from fresh highsOil prices dip after hitting their highest level since July 2008 after Saudi Arabia denies reports of a pipeline explosion.

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  • Minnows are the target of rush for black goldHIGH crude prices and brighter prospects for exploration success in 2012 are fuelling an investor scramble for junior oil and gas stocks. The black gold rush by speculators is being driven by hopes for a fresh wave of industry consolidation.

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  • Landslide road to reopen for localsA lifeline road in Wester Ross which was closed for months following a landslide will be reopened for four hours a day for emergency local traffic after the relief ferry ran aground and was damaged.
  • North views ėignoredô in Scots rail shake-upBUSINESS leaders claimed last night that Inverness and the Highlands were being ignored in a government consultation on a shake-up of rail services.
  • Fuel campaigners urge probe over price risesFuel campaigners in the Western Isles have sent Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander what they claim is a dossier of evidence of discriminatory behaviour by the areaôs main fuel distributor.

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