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Queen's new coin portrait unveiled 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:55:37 GMT 
    A new coinage portrait of the Queen is unveiled, but the image will only appear on coins later this year.


NZ motorists take bad drivers' keys 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:16:16 GMT 
    Motorists in New Zealand are confiscating the keys of people they think are driving dangerously, particularly foreign tourists.


First tree seeds for Doomsday vault 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:39:48 GMT 
    The Svalbard "Doomsday" seed vault, which protects the world's food crops, accepts its first consignment of seeds from forest tree species.


Irish manufacturing boosts eurozone 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:07:44 GMT 
    Manufacturing in Ireland rose to its highest in over 15 years in February, according to Markit PMI survey


Liverpool FC finances back in black 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:06:26 GMT 
    Liverpool Football Club reports a profit for the first time in seven years, mainly as a result of rising media revenue from the Premier League.


Samsung S6 phone has curved screen 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:31:05 GMT 
    Samsung confirms that one version of its new Galaxy S6 flagship smartphone will have a screen that curves round its sides


Sony and Microsoft focus on price 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:02:12 GMT 
    Sony and Microsoft reveal mid-range smartphones with features previously reserved for their top handsets at Mobile World Congress.


Leonard Nimoy's funeral held in LA 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:04:45 GMT 
    Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy is buried in Los Angeles, as fans and friends pay tribute.


Dakota Johnson's IS skit criticised 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:07:28 GMT 
    A spoof advert for IS starring Fifty Shades of Grey actress Dakota Johnson is broadcast on Saturday Night Live, causing a furore on Twitter.


DNA documents ancient mass migration 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:29:21 GMT 
    DNA analysis has revealed evidence for a massive migration into the heartland of Europe 4,500 years ago.


UK to pioneer lagoon power plants 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:09:29 GMT 
    Plans to generate electricity from the world's first series of tidal lagoons are unveiled in the UK, with sites proposed in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria.


Distinct ME stages found, says study 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:31:15 GMT 
    Scientists say they have found distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment.


S Leone vice-president in quarantine 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:53:06 GMT 
    The vice-president of Sierra Leone puts himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards dies from the Ebola virus.


England footballer in sex arrest 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:23:26 GMT 
    Sunderland and England winger Adam Johnson is arrested on suspicion of sex with a 15-year-old girl.


Harrington wins Honda title play-off 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:13:19 GMT 
    Padraig Harrington beats Daniel Berger in a play-off to win the Honda Classic, his first title in the US or Europe since 2008.
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