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Airlines change cockpit procedures  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:44:26 GMT
Airlines across the world have begun requiring two crew members to always be present in the cockpit, in the wake of the French Alps crash. 
Safari users win right to sue  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:25:12 GMT
Google loses Court of Appeal bid to stop consumers having right to sue in UK over alleged misuse of privacy settings. 
PayPal fined for illegal payments  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:34:53 GMT
PayPal agrees a £5.1m payout over allegations it allowed payments from accounts deemed enemies of the state by the US government. 
Downton Abbey to end after six series  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:47:49 GMT
The next season of ITV's period drama Downton Abbey will be its last, its makers announce. 
Oscars producers not back next year  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:14:03 GMT
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have produced the last three Academy Awards, will not be returning for next year's Oscars. 
River health revealed in 'shocking' figures  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:47:24 GMT
Just 17% of England's rivers are judged to be in good health, according to "shocking" Environment Agency figures. 
'Cat litter mix' closed nuclear site  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:35:25 GMT
A team of experts says a mixture that included organic cat litter forced the closure of the only underground nuclear waste repository in the US. 
Fitness linked to lower cancer risk  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:44:31 GMT
Very fit men in their late 40s are less likely to get lung cancer and colorectal cancer than unfit men, a study in JAMA Oncology suggests. 
First Europe non-beating heart swap  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:38:39 GMT
Surgeons in Cambridgeshire perform the first heart transplant in Europe using a non-beating heart. 
Hamilton quickest despite problems  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:54:24 GMT
Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton sets fastest time in second practice despite a series of technical problems. 
Sharapova suffers shock Miami exit  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:14:14 GMT
Maria Sharapova suffers a surprise second-round defeat at the Miami Open but Caroline Wozniacki goes through. 
The beast of the Danube  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:46:19 GMT
The Danube salmon's last hunting grounds in Europe can be found in the Balkans - but a rash of dam-building poses a risk to its habitat. 
The men who uncovered Assyria  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:41:43 GMT
Islamic State is destroying ancient cities excavated by three remarkable men in the middle of the 19th Century - among them the first Iraqi archaeologist. 
Bulgaria buskers 'must be qualified'  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:39:43 GMT
Bulgaria's second city decides buskers must have a formal music qualification to play in the city's central areas. 
Cannabis farm found in Palermo sewer  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:11:39 GMT
Police in the Italian city of Palermo find a cannabis farm in a sewer system beneath a residential street. 
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