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  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:39:18 GMT 
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VIDEO: Indian billionaire breaks into poem 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:02:42 GMT 
    Nadir Godrej, a top executive at one of India's biggest businesses, turns to poetry to describe the challenges facing India's economy.


VIDEO: Bombers in historic Lincoln flypast 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:22:32 GMT 
    The world's only two flying Lancasters have been united with a Vulcan bomber in a formation flight described as a "never to be repeated" event


VIDEO: Hanoi gardens' blooming trade 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:57:27 GMT 
    Vietnam's lotus gardens are capitalising on an increasingly popular source of revenue. In midsummer when the flowers bloom, young and old flock to the gardens to have their pictures taken.


VIDEO: Ukraine crisis: Who controls what? 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:01:13 GMT 
    Pro-Russian rebels, who had taken control of eastern Ukraine, are under pressure as government forces fight to regain control.


Miley banned in Dominican Republic 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:50:17 GMT 
    A Miley Cyrus concert scheduled for the Dominican Republic has been banned over the "morals" in her performances.


Stench of decay turns coral away 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:44:24 GMT 
    Baby coral and fish can smell the difference between good and bad reefs, say marine ecologists.


HSBC boss in 'capital flight' claim 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:28:12 GMT 
    Uncertainty over an independent Scotland's currency could lead to "capital flight" from the country, the chairman of HSBC claims.


LSE rights issue to raise almost £1bn 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:03:01 GMT 
    The London Stock Exchange is raising £938m in a shareholders rights issue to help fund a £1.6bn US acquisition.


NSA and GCHQ agents 'leak Tor bugs' 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:58:17 GMT 
    The Tor Project says it believes some NSA and GCHQ agents are surreptitiously leaking it information to protect anonymity on the net.


Researchers hack into Gmail app 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:47:55 GMT 
    US researchers say they have been able to hack into Gmail accounts with a 92% success rate by exploiting a weakness in smartphone software.


India blocks Gandhi murder film 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:31:03 GMT 
    India blocks the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, after complaints it glorifies her killers.


Singer accuser seeks case dismissal 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:49:01 GMT 
    A man who claims he was sexually abused by director Bryan Singer seeks to have his legal action dismissed due to problems securing a legal team.


Europe expands Galileo network 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:51:32 GMT 
    Europe puts up the first "full operational capability" spacecraft in the Galileo satellite network - its version of the American GPS system.


Urban areas are hives for wild bees 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:31:41 GMT 
    A study finds a "considerable richness" of bee species in urban habitats, suggesting cities could help maintain healthy populations of the vital pollinators.
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