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- Irish manufacturing boosts eurozone Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:07:44 GMT
- Manufacturing in Ireland rose to its highest in over 15 years in February, according to Markit PMI survey
- Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:21:21 GMT
- Bill Gates is declared the richest man in the world for the second year running by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.
- Samsung S6 phone has curved screen Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:31:05 GMT
- Samsung confirms that one version of its new Galaxy S6 flagship smartphone will have a screen that curves round its sides
- Sony and Microsoft focus on price Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:02:12 GMT
- Sony and Microsoft reveal mid-range smartphones with features previously reserved for their top handsets at Mobile World Congress.
- Leonard Nimoy's funeral held in LA Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:04:45 GMT
- Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy is buried in Los Angeles, as fans and friends pay tribute.
- Dakota Johnson's IS skit criticised Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:07:28 GMT
- A spoof advert for IS starring Fifty Shades of Grey actress Dakota Johnson is broadcast on Saturday Night Live, causing a furore on Twitter.
- UK to pioneer lagoon power plants Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:58:02 GMT
- Plans to generate electricity from the world's first series of tidal lagoons are unveiled in the UK, with sites proposed in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria.
- Signs of spring 'shifting' in trees Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:54:47 GMT
- Scientists say climate change will lead to a shift in the timing of when trees come into leaf in British woodlands.
- Distinct ME stages found, says study Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:31:15 GMT
- Scientists say they have found distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment.
- S Leone vice-president in quarantine Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:53:06 GMT
- The vice-president of Sierra Leone puts himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards dies from the Ebola virus.
- Terry rules out England return Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:03:21 GMT
- Chelsea skipper John Terry hails the atmosphere at Wembley but rules out a return to the England team.
- Pietersen to work on England return Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:38:13 GMT
- Kevin Pietersen will try to secure a return to the England side after ECB chairman Colin Graves' comments.
- The truth about the Sound of Music family Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:04:03 GMT
- The Sound of Music was released 50 years ago - but what did the real von Trapp family portrayed in the move think of it?
- Why Iceland banned beer Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:02:38 GMT
- A century ago, Iceland introduced full prohibition. Within a decade, red wine had been legalised, followed by spirits in the 1930s. But beer remained off-limits until 1989. Why?
- Finnish punk band set for Eurovision Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:46:24 GMT
- A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities is chosen to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.