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VIDEO: Meet your virtual girlfriend 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:43:42 GMT 
    Spencer Kelly discovers how technology can ensure you don't have to be alone in a city full of strangers.

VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:41:54 GMT 
    As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.

VIDEO: Rediscovered: Lost episodes from classic comedy 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:47:43 GMT 
    Comedy fans are in for a rare treat after two lost episodes of "At Last The 1948 Show" have been uncovered.

VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office? 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:16:31 GMT 
    Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.

US returns ancient artefacts to Peru 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:53:28 GMT 
    The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.

Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:06:28 GMT 
    Mark Zuckerberg chats in Chinese - to mixed reviews

Microsoft profits fall on Nokia deal 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:53:37 GMT 
    Microsoft reports a fall in profits as a result of the cost of job cuts and its purchase of Nokia's smartphone business earlier this year but rising revenue cheers investors.

UK told to pay £1.7bn extra to EU 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:41:37 GMT 
    The UK has been told it must pay an extra £1.7bn (€2.1bn) towards the European Union's budget because the economy has performed better than expected in recent years.

Job centres to get digital makeover 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:12:33 GMT 
    Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.

'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:08 GMT 
    A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing.

Spanish art gems head for UK town 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:39:09 GMT 
    A new art gallery showing major works of art from Spain's "golden age" is to open in a former bank in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.

Knightley to make Broadway debut 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:06:38 GMT 
    British actress Keira Knightley is to make her Broadway debut next year in Therese Raquin, a stage version of Emile Zola's classic novel.

Science chief warns on acid oceans 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:18:50 GMT 
    The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.

Turtles tracked on swimming frenzy 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:26:38 GMT 
    Small tags stuck to the undersides of baby loggerhead turtles are used to follow the animals' frenetic first hours.

First Ebola case in Mali confirmed 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:04:16 GMT 
    Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.
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