* Saudi bourse falls as investors lack encouragement to build positions
ROXBY DOWNS, Australia, May 27 A vast copper and uranium lode in Australia's parched outback, global miner BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam was long emblematic of the industry's boom year projects: complex, ambitious and - until 2012 - slated for a $20 billion expansion.
LONDON, May 26 Heat-tolerant Angus beef cattle designed for the tropics with white coats instead of black or red. A button mushroom that doesn't turn brown. Pigs that don't fall sick.
KARACHI, Pakistan, May 26 Pakistan stocks closed higher on Monday as rising international oil prices buoyed oil stocks, while bank shares extended losses after the central bank cut its key policy rate over the weekend, analysts said.
LONDON, May 26 Britain's government said on Thursday it had started discussions on overhauling the deficit-laden British Steel Pension Scheme, a major stumbling block for potential buyers of Tata Steel's UK assets.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Oil and Natural Gas Corp , India's biggest oil explorer, reported on Thursday a surprise 12 percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit, helped by a one-off gain.