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Reporter jailed for stolen data links  Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:55:12 GMT
A journalist with connections to the hacking collective Anonymous is sentenced to five years in jail after posting online links to stolen data. 
Redmayne win raises Oscars chances  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:31:15 GMT
Eddie Redmayne wins best actor at the Screen Actor's Guild awards while Birdman and Downton Abbey win ensemble awards. 
Kylie to headline Hyde Park festival  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:33:42 GMT
Pop star Kylie Minogue will headline the third and final night of the British Summer Time festival at Hyde Park in June. 
MPs: Ban fracking on carbon grounds  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:39:51 GMT
A committee of MPs has called for a moratorium on shale gas fracking on the grounds that it could derail efforts to tackle climate change. 
Eyes on Pluto for historic encounter  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:28:06 GMT
Nasa's mission to Pluto gets under way in earnest as the New Horizons probe starts taking the pictures needed for July's close fly-by. 
WHO vows reform after Ebola 'shocks'  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:01:32 GMT
The World Health Organization sets out plans for reform, admitting it was too slow to respond to the "horrific" Ebola outbreak in West Africa. 
Cosmetic surgery 'popularity falls'  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:06:08 GMT
The popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK has plummeted in 2014, figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons show. 
Venus through to quarter-finals  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:53:51 GMT
Venus Williams beats sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska to reach her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2010 in Australia. 
England set for India showdown  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:46:43 GMT
England and India will meet for a place in the tri-series final after Australia's game against India was washed out. 
Where do the wealthiest 1% live?  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:53:08 GMT
There was much talk in Davos this week of the wealthiest 1% in the world. Despite what you might think, they don't all live in hollowed-out volcanoes on private islands. 
The islanders who don't want a bridge to the mainland  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:58:49 GMT
A group of islands once visited by Charles Darwin could soon find itself at one end of Latin America's longest bridge - but not everyone there is happy about it. 
India PM dons pinstripe 'name suit'  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:06:21 GMT
Pinstripes on Narendra Modi's traditional bandhgala suit were actually tiny letters spelling out his name 
Fake bank swindles China savers  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:38:42 GMT
Building was made to look just like a real bank with uniformed staff serving customers. 
Mubarak's sons released from prison  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:25:41 GMT
The two sons of Hosni Mubarak are released from jail, a day after the fourth anniversary of the uprising that ousted the former Egyptian president. 
Philippine police killed in clashes  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:28:47 GMT
Dozens of police commandos are killed as they storm a village controlled by Islamist rebels in Maguindanao province, southern Philippines, say officials.