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BT and Telefonica in talks over O2 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:31:00 GMT 
    Telecoms giant BT is in talks with Telefonica about buying the O2 mobile network from the Spanish firm.


'Sophisticated' Regin spyware found 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:56:35 GMT 
    Sophisticated malicious programs used to spy on individuals and businesses represent a "challenge" to security firms, say experts


Google case over web abuse settled 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:32:55 GMT 
    The case of a businessman who wants to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in Google searches is settled at the High Court.


Argentina protests over Top Gear 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:15:00 GMT 
    Argentina has expressed discontent to the BBC over its "inadequate" handling of complaints about a Top Gear special filmed in the country.


Miller drama set for world premiere 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:00:06 GMT 
    An unseen Arthur Miller drama about corruption in New York's docks in the 1950s will have its world premiere in Northampton next year.


Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:39:16 GMT 
    Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.


Embrace the arts, engineers told 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:25 GMT 
    Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.


Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:33:53 GMT 
    The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.


Female bosses 'more depressed' 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:59:57 GMT 
    Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US.


This is just the start - Hamilton 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:03:30 GMT 
    Lewis Hamilton says winning his second world title will be the start of a run of success for himself and team Mercedes.


Ferrari replaces team boss Mattiacci 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:09:22 GMT 
    Ferrari sacks team principal Marco Mattiacci after seven months in the role with Maurizio Arrivabene succeeding him.


Jerusalem's 800-year-old Indian hospice 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:04:06 GMT 
    Jerusalem - perhaps the most fiercely contested stretch of ground anywhere in the world - has been the unlikely host to an Indian lodge for more than 800 years.


The parents refusing to vaccinate their children against polio 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:03:33 GMT 
    As the number of polio cases in Pakistan rises above 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years, Shaimaa Khalil finds out why people don't want their children vaccinated.


Residents riled by smelly nuts 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:11:24 GMT 
    Autumnal spectacle is soured by 'vomit' stench of fallen fruit.


Polynesia's billion dollar claim 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:26:19 GMT 
    Overseas territory demands compensation for atom bomb tests.
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