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US sees slower Black Friday sales  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:52:52 GMT
Black Friday is less intense this year in the US after many stores opened earlier on Thursday. 
Indian economic growth slows to 5.3%  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:40:57 GMT
India's economy grew by 5.3% in the July-to-September period from a year earlier, down from a rate of 5.7% in the previous quarter. 
Sony makes experimental paper watch  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:42:32 GMT
Sony has developed a watch made from e-paper as part of an initiative to experiment with the use of the material for fashion products. 
Airport raids tackle cyberthieves  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:54:48 GMT
Cyberthieves who used stolen credit cards to buy airline tickets are targeted in raids at 80 airports. 
Star Wars teaser trailer premieres  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:56:41 GMT
The first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is unveiled online and in US cinemas 
Kahlo's home recreated in New York  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:42:16 GMT
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio is to be recreated at the New York Botanical Garden next year. 
Graphene promise for body armour  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:44:09 GMT
The "wonder material" graphene could be used to make bulletproof armour, new research suggests. 
Risk from extreme weather rises  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:42:30 GMT
Royal Society says combination of population growth and climate change will increase danger to cities. 
Hollande visits Ebola-hit Guinea  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:39:21 GMT
French President Francois Hollande visits Guinea on the first trip by a Western leader to a country at the centre of the West African Ebola outbreak. 
'Exciting' bladder cancer drug trial  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:25:43 GMT
A trial to help the immune system fight bladder cancer is showing "exciting" results with tumours completely disappearing in some patients. 
Australia retire Hughes's ODI shirt  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:40:01 GMT
An emotional Michael Clarke tells the media that Australia will retire the ODI shirt number of batsman Phillip Hughes, who died on Thursday. 
Van Persie low after 'very bad game'  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:19:01 GMT
Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal says Robin van Persie had a "very bad game" against Arsenal - and his confidence is low. 
Did Korea encourage sex work at US bases?  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:18:39 GMT
More than 100 elderly women who worked as sex workers near a US camp in South Korea are seeking compensation from the South Korean government. 
The rubbish collector left on the scrap heap as his city goes green  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:13:42 GMT
India's clean-up threatens to clear out Delhi’s rubbish collectors, writes Andrew North. 
Canberra Christmas lights set record  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:42:39 GMT
A Christmas display of more than 1.2 million LED lights in the Australian capital, Canberra, has set a new world record. 
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