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Pakistan's Sohail 'spooked by ghost'  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:55:45 GMT
Pakistan all-rounder Haris Sohail is left "visibly shaken" after an apparent ghostly encounter in a New Zealand hotel. 
Mr Men and Little Miss in film deal  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:00:28 GMT
Film rights for the Mr Men and Little Miss characters are secured by Fox Animation, the studio behind the Ice Age and Rio franchises. 
Apple earnings beat expectations  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:58:20 GMT
Apple reports first quarter earnings of $18bn and record iPhone sales of 74.5 million, beating investor expectations. 
Yahoo to spin-off Alibaba stake  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:44:13 GMT
Yahoo has announced a plan to spin-off its 15% stake in China's Alibaba Group and hand the business to its shareholders. 
Web attacks 'growing' in volume  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:39:32 GMT
Hacktivists and angry gamers are becoming the main users of net attacks that knock sites offline by bombarding them with data, suggests a report 
Police raid Amazon's Tokyo offices  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:45:01 GMT
Japanese police have raided Amazon's Tokyo offices as part of an investigation into alleged sales of images of child sexual abuse. 
Petty given credit on Sam Smith song  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:35:28 GMT
Tom Petty is given a song writing credit on Sam Smith's hit Stay With Me over the similarities to his 1989 track I Won't Back Down. 
Joan Rivers' daughter sues clinic  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:31:51 GMT
Joan Rivers' daughter files a malpractice claim against the New York clinic that treated her mother days before she died. 
Best ever view of asteroid Ceres  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:44:22 GMT
The best image ever acquired of Ceres, the largest asteroid in the Solar System, is now in the hands of science. 
England's environment 'in decline'  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:52:40 GMT
England's natural environment is in decline and its deterioration is harming the economy, an independent advisory group warns. 
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. 
Dementia 'link' to common drugs  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:27:30 GMT
A study links commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions such as insomnia and hay-fever, to dementia. 
Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool (agg 2-1)  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:46:02 GMT
Chelsea are into the League Cup final after a 1-0 extra-time victory over Liverpool in a pulsating semi-final second leg at Stamford Bridge. 
Armstrong is a scapegoat - McQuaid  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:32:15 GMT
Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong has been harshly treated, according to former world cycling chief Pat McQuaid. 
The camera that captured readers' lives  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:36:10 GMT
Readers from around the world share their photographs, old and new, taken with Brownie cameras.