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US sees slower Black Friday sales 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:52:52 GMT 
    Black Friday is less intense this year in the US after many stores opened earlier on Thursday.


Indian economic growth slows to 5.3% 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:40:57 GMT 
    India's economy grew by 5.3% in the July-to-September period from a year earlier, down from a rate of 5.7% in the previous quarter.


Sony makes experimental paper watch 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:42:32 GMT 
    Sony has developed a watch made from e-paper as part of an initiative to experiment with the use of the material for fashion products.


Social media told to simplify terms 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:04:27 GMT 
    A report from the UK parliament says Facebook, Twitter and other social networking firms need to make their terms and conditions clearer.


Star Wars teaser trailer premieres 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:56:41 GMT 
    The first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is unveiled online and in US cinemas


Kahlo's home recreated in New York 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:42:16 GMT 
    Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio is to be recreated at the New York Botanical Garden next year.


Graphene promise for body armour 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:44:09 GMT 
    The "wonder material" graphene could be used to make bulletproof armour, new research suggests.


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.


'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.


Italy suspends flu drug over deaths 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:41:39 GMT 
    Italy suspends the use of two batches of a flu vaccine made by Swiss firm Novartis after four people died within 48 hours of receiving the drug.


I'm favourite for the sack - Rodgers 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:54:30 GMT 
    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he is "favourite for the sack" after the Reds' poor run of form.


What next for cricket after Hughes? 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:56:26 GMT 
    How does cricket move on after Australia batsman Phillip Hughes died from injuries sustained on the field?


How I drank urine and bat blood to survive 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:04:25 GMT 
    Extreme marathon runner Mauro Prosperi spent 10 days alone in the Sahara desert after getting lost in a sandstorm. He only just survived.


Left to the mercy of the Taliban 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:10:39 GMT 
    Interpreters who worked with US forces in Afghanistan are being hunted down by the Taliban. Thousands have fled to the US - but others have been blacklisted.


Canberra Christmas lights set record 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:42:39 GMT 
    A Christmas display of more than 1.2 million LED lights in the Australian capital, Canberra, has set a new world record.
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