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VIDEO: An 'ice' hairdo: Frozen hair contest 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 07:38:47 GMT 
    The winners of this year's International Hair Freezing competition in Yukon in Canada have been announced.

US banks pass first 'stress test' 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:15:17 GMT 
    All 31 US banks have passed the first hurdle in the Federal Reserve's latest round of annual "stress tests" to see how they would cope in the next economic crisis.

Chinese firm buys 5% of Thomas Cook 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 08:38:13 GMT 
    Chinese conglomerate Fosun, which owns Club Med, buys a 5% stake in UK travel group of Thomas Cook.

Facebook rant lands man in UAE jail 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:06:17 GMT 
    An American has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates for comments he posted on Facebook while in the US.

Data roaming to stay, EU proposes 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:47:43 GMT 
    MEPs will consider proposals that would maintain data roaming charges and introduce priority internet access for some specialist services.

Pharrell denies Blurred Lines claim 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:41:22 GMT 
    Pharrell Williams denies copying Marvin Gaye's Got to Give It Up for the hit single Blurred Lines, but says he may have been "channelling... that late-70s feeling".

Hall and Oates sue over cereal name 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:42:49 GMT 
    Hall and Oates are suing a Brooklyn-based cereal firm claiming their granola Haulin' Oats infringes their trademark.

Pop-up playgrounds fold themselves 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:04:28 GMT 
    US researchers build tiny electronic scaffolds using a new technique aimed at merging biology with electronics.

Science 'squeezed out of primaries' 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:34:27 GMT 
    Science is being squeezed out of English primary schools, with a third not providing the recommended two hours of teaching a week, research suggests.

Liberia releases last Ebola patient 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:36:37 GMT 
    Liberia has released its last Ebola patient after going a week without any new cases for the first time since May 2014, according to health officials.

Adults get flu 'every five years' 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:42:53 GMT 
    Adults catch real flu about once every five years, while children get it every other year, scientists calculate, based on a field study in China.

Sexist chanting needs reporting - FA 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:02:03 GMT 
    Fans are urged to report sexist abuse after evidence women officials and staff are being subjected to obscene chants.

Fifa ethics boss 'won't take orders' 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:27:17 GMT 
    Fifa's new ethics chief Cornel Borbely says "nobody will interfere" with his task of tackling corruption.

How Iran's feminist genie escaped 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:21:02 GMT 
    Iran's 1979 revolution may have handed ultimate power to an ayatollah - but for women it had plenty of positive side-effects.

Striking gold with a hoard of lost property 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:23:45 GMT 
    Welcome to the Zurich store where much of Switzerland's lost property ends up for sale.
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