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German MPs back Greek loan extension  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:28:46 GMT
German MPs vote overwhelmingly to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months, despite public scepticism. 
Cyber attacks top US threat list  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:07:36 GMT
A US intelligence assessment of security threats faced by the country highlights cyber attacks from foreign governments and criminals. 
Google backs down over Blogger porn  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:33:51 GMT
Google has changed its mind about forcing sexually explicit blogs on its Blogger platform to become private. 
Robin Williams' daughter speaks out  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:14:53 GMT
Zelda Williams says there is "no point" in seeking any explanation for why the comedian took his own life last August. 
Harrison Ford back for Blade Runner  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:42:10 GMT
Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed. 
'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:54:23 GMT
UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space. 
Wheat present in UK 'for 8,000 years'  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:23:25 GMT
Fragments of wheat DNA suggest wheat was present in Britain 8,000 years ago, long before it was grown by British farmers. 
Distinct ME stages found, says study  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:31:15 GMT
Scientists say they have found distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment. 
Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:27:20 GMT
People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests. 
West Ham United 1-3 Crystal Palace  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:29:15 GMT
Glenn Murray scores twice and is sent off as Crystal Palace record a league double over West Ham for the first time in 42 years. 
NZ scrape to victory over Australia  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:07:04 GMT
New Zealand survive a late collapse to beat Australia by one wicket in a thrilling climax to their World Cup Pool A game. 
Kidnapped by North Korea - and forced to make films  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:13:34 GMT
The story of how a director and an actress were kidnapped by North Korea and forced to make films for Kim Jong-il. 
10 weird things Americans are doing in the snow  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:24:24 GMT
From renting an igloo to dressing as a Yeti, the record snowfall in Boston has inspired some unusual and ingenious acts. 
Dutch town terrorised by rogue owl  Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:36:41 GMT
Residents of the Dutch town of Purmerend are advised to take umbrellas out at night after a rogue owl leaves man requiring stitches to head wounds. 
Rare bear cub found outside circus  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:12:51 GMT
A rare two-week-old Asiatic black bear cub is found abandoned in a box outside a Russian circus.