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- Sony to pay Vita owners after bad ad Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:05:19 GMT
- Sony agrees to reimburse some owners of the PlayStation Vita after being accused of making false claims about its features.
- Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:55:24 GMT
- More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.
- Lebanese diva Sabah dies, aged 87 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:18:54 GMT
- Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87.
- Brits voters give tips for 2015 Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:47:14 GMT
- New acts George The poet, James Bay and Years and Years are being tipped for success in 2015 after being shortlisted for the Brits Critics' Choice Award.
- 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.
- UK team's data bonanza from comet Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:46:50 GMT
- UK researchers obtain "rich" data from the Philae lander just before its power died.
- Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:33:53 GMT
- The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.
- '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.
- Phillip Hughes: Reactions in quotes Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:54:48 GMT
- Well-known Australians and cricket figures pay tribute to Phillip Hughes, who has died at the age of 25 after being hit by a ball.
- 'A hero to kids around the nation' Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:29:49 GMT
- Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland pays tribute to batsman Phillip Hughes, who has died after being struck by a ball.
- Six unexpected WW1 battlegrounds Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:23:52 GMT
- Not all crucial battles in World War One took place on the muddy fields of Europe - some were fought in little-known places much further afield.
- Could head injuries be eliminated? Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:06:17 GMT
- Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes has died after being hit on the head by a cricket ball. Can helmets ever offer total protection?
- Passengers 'push frozen plane' Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:32:11 GMT
- People on board a flight in Russia get out and push the aircraft after its braking system freezes.
- Tourists flock to 'see democracy' Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:49:55 GMT
- Taiwan's local elections are a tourist attraction for Chinese visitors.
- Ghana cocaine bust turns political Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:20:18 GMT
- Ghana's opposition calls for a parliamentary probe into allegations that a suspected cocaine trafficker had access to the presidential lounge at the country's main international airport.