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  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:47:37 GMT 
    A public appeal has been launched to try to save the Wedgwood museum pottery collection which is being sold to pay off the firm's pension bill


VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine 
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VIDEO: 'Emotional journey' WW1 cavalry ride 
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    A musician from the Household Division tells the BBC about the riding the route taken by a British cavalry unit who held the line against the German advance early in World War One.


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  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:16:32 GMT 
    A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.


Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork' 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:41:59 GMT 
    An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.


Guardians is top US film of 2014 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:03:35 GMT 
    Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.


Euro manufacturing at 13-month low 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:06:04 GMT 
    Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.


China factory growth misses forecast 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:13:05 GMT 
    China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.


Google 'discourages' old browser use 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:28:47 GMT 
    Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.


Samsung phones to get Nokia maps 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:23:00 GMT 
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Bush sets new album chart record 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:21:04 GMT 
    Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.


Naked photos of celebrities leaked 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:50:51 GMT 
    Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.


Xenon and argon banned for athletes 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:53:44 GMT 
    Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.


African food security on the menu 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:55:35 GMT 
    African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.
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