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Nokia name row with London start-up 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:59:13 GMT 
    Nokia has threatened legal action against a UK start-up over the use of the word "HERE".


Google agrees privacy policy changes 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:39:09 GMT 
    The firm will roll out a single, rewritten privacy policy across Europe after coming under fire across the continent.


Suge Knight arrested for US murder 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:43:21 GMT 
    Death Row Records founder Suge Knight is being held on a murder charge by police after a fatal hit-and-run.


Robbie Coltrane taken ill on flight 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:11:58 GMT 
    Harry Potter actor Robbie Coltrane is admitted to hospital in Florida with flu-like symptoms after falling ill during a flight from London.


Controllers banking on Philae wake-up 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:28:09 GMT 
    The European Space Agency says it will conduct no more dedicated searches for its lost comet lander, and will now wait for the probe itself to call home.


Study fells cosmic inflation claim 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:54:50 GMT 
    Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion at the Big Bang made no such discovery, a soon-to-be published study will say.


Child obesity rates 'levelling off' 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:04:14 GMT 
    The rise in childhood obesity, which has left one in three children overweight, may be beginning to level off in the under-10s, a study suggests.


Bedtime 'has huge impact on sport' 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:28:20 GMT 
    Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.


Sharapova aims to end 11-year run 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:52:13 GMT 
    World number two Maria Sharapova aims to end a losing streak against Serena Williams in the Australian Open final.


Wolfsburg 4-1 Bayern Munich 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:07:54 GMT 
    Bayern Munich suffer a first meaningful Bundesliga defeat in over two years as they lose to second-placed Wolfsburg.


How deadly was the poison gas of WW1? 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:04:14 GMT 
    Gas terrified soldiers in WW1, but it killed comparatively few of them, at least on the Western Front. So why was it the one WW1 weapon to be banned?


How Russia outfoxes its enemies 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:39:20 GMT 
    The annexation of Crimea was the latest instance of an age-old Russian military deception tactic known as maskirovka, writes Lucy Ash.


'Room service over' for rescued koala 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:10:32 GMT 
    A koala who shot to fame after being pictured receiving treatment for burnt paws has been returned to the wild, says the expert who treated him.


China revives 'Moscow of the East' 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:30:43 GMT 
    Chinese city with historic Moscow ties gets Russian theme park.


AU backs anti-Boko Haram troops plan 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:04:56 GMT 
    The African Union backs plans for a West African task force of 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram militants.
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