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AdBlock Plus wins again in court 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:15:34 GMT 
    The makers of an advert-blocking browser plug-in defeat a second attempt to ban their product this year.


Criminals steal US tax returns 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 13:14:14 GMT 
    A security breach at the United States' Internal Revenue Service has allowed criminals to gain access to more than 100,000 tax returns.


Broadway enjoys record season 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 08:26:57 GMT 
    New York's theatreland enjoys its best ever season for 2014-2015, breaking box office and attendance records.


Mans Zelmerlow climbs UK chart 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:51:08 GMT 
    Swedish Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow soars to number five in the mid-week music chart with his upbeat song Heroes.


Robots adapt to damage in seconds 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 17:07:40 GMT 
    Researchers develop robots that adapt to damage in less than a minute, instead of the many hours needed by traditional self-learning systems.


Mice in space develop thin skin 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:45:11 GMT 
    A study of three mice that spent 91 days on the International Space Station finds abnormalities in their skin.


Breast cancer 'alters bone to spread' 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 23:14:50 GMT 
    Breast cancers can change the structure of bone to make it easier to spread there, a study finds.


Excess caffeine health warning - EU 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 13:28:02 GMT 
    Drinking more than five espressos worth of caffeine a day may be damaging to health, according to the European Food Safety Authority.


Uefa wants Fifa election postponed 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 22:26:32 GMT 
    Fifa faces growing pressure to postpone its presidential election and Uefa says Friday's meeting risks becoming "a farce".


Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 2-3 Sevilla 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 21:08:24 GMT 
    Sevilla become the first side to win the Europa League on four occasions by securing a thrilling win over Dnipro.


Who killed Alberto Nisman? 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 23:28:43 GMT 
    Argentine prosecutor, Alberto Nisman, was found dead in a pool of blood in his bathroom in January - Wyre Davies examines the evidence and asks who might have wanted to kill him?


How did my dad's Uber account get hacked? 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 23:37:20 GMT 
    Thousands of users of taxi app Uber have reported their accounts being hacked or hijacked. What's going on?


China 'morality bank' for good deeds 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 11:57:44 GMT 
    Account holders earn points for helping in the community.


Hungary's mandatory Holocaust course 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:37:50 GMT 
    Hungary university requires every student to study the Holocaust.


Nigeria fires 'cowardly soldiers' 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 13:24:14 GMT 
    Nigeria's army sacks at least 200 soldiers for cowardice and failure to fight against Boko Haram militants, several soldiers tell the BBC.
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