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Ex-finance boss warns of Russia crisis  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:41:21 GMT
Russia's former finance minister has warned the country is entering a "full blown economic crisis" and will enter recession next year. 
South Korea cuts growth forecasts  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:11:50 GMT
Asia's fourth largest economy, South Korea, cuts its growth forecast for this year and next as consumer and business sentiment weakens. 
Jail over Silk Road bitcoin deals  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:53:10 GMT
Bitcoin trader Charlie Shrem has been sentenced to two years in jail for indirectly helping people swap cash for bitcoins on the Silk Road marketplace. 
Hack causes 'damage' at steel works  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:01:52 GMT
A blast furnace at a German steel mill suffered "massive damage" following a cyber attack on the plant's network, says a report. 
Actress Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:10:27 GMT
Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw, who starred on stage and screen and worked in close collaboration with Samuel Beckett, dies in London. 
The Miniaturist voted book of the year  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:15:25 GMT
Jessie Burton's debut novel The Miniaturist comes top of a public vote to be named Specsavers Book of the Year. 
Big cat trade from Burma to China up  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:45:16 GMT
A new study suggests that the trade in parts of tigers and other wild cats from Myanmar into China is growing. 
Antarctic science archive unlocked  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:19:32 GMT
Aerial photographs from the 1940s and 1950s are being used to probe the climate history of the Antarctic Peninsula. 
Asthma inhalers 'not used properly'  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:55 GMT
Charities warn patients are not being taught how to use potentially life-saving asthma inhalers and allergy auto-injectors correctly. 
Stem cell scandal scientist resigns  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:27:15 GMT
A Japanese stem cell scientist at the heart of a scandal over false claims and fabricated research has resigned. 
Skrtel posts picture of head injury  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:58:37 GMT
Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel says he needed seven staples for a head injury suffered in Sunday's draw with Arsenal. 
Malinga injury recovery going well  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:06:18 GMT
Sri Lanka bowler Lasith Malinga to return for the latter stages of the one-day international series against New Zealand. 
How 12 days of Christmas have become 12 pubs  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:19:56 GMT
Dublin's pubs are experiencing a new phenomenon - the 12 days of Christmas have turned into the 12 pubs of Christmas... visited all in one night. 
Teaching winter to new US refugees  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:07:55 GMT
Thousands of refugees arrive in the US each year, and those who end up in chilly Minnesota have to learn about what to expect for their first winter. 
Japan's 'solo' weddings  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:39:44 GMT
A travel agency in Japan has started organising bridal ceremonies for single women. 
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