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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.


Whitney daughter's condition unknown 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:54:23 GMT 
    Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late US singer Whitney Houston, is in hospital in an unknown condition after being found unresponsive in a bath.


Suge Knight held over LA death 
  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 incident in Los Angeles.


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.


England thumped in tri-series final 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:53:39 GMT 
    England crumble to a 112-run tri-series final defeat in Perth, their last competitive match before the World Cup.


Arsenal 5-0 Aston Villa 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:46:56 GMT 
    Arsenal move up to fifth in the Premier League courtesy of an emphatic victory over struggling Aston Villa.


Ireland's heroine who had sex in her baby's tomb 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:02:48 GMT 
    Maud Gonne's grief over a child whose death at the age of two, inspired an unpublished poem by W B Yeats.


The huddled masses besieging Fortress Calais 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:14:14 GMT 
    Growing numbers of migrants are descending on Calais in northern France in the hope of reaching Britain - but they end up in makeshift camps with little hope of a better life.


Venezuela 'US reporter' ad dropped 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:56:23 GMT 
    Venezuelan TV withdraws a tourism advert which features an image of a US reporter detained while covering the 2013 elections.


Suu Kyi's gate to be sold at auction 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:08:09 GMT 
    The metal gate of Nobel prize-winning Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi's house is to be auctioned, with a starting price of $200,000.


Tunisia 1-2 Equatorial Guinea (aet) 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:26:33 GMT 
    Equatorial Guinea beat Tunisia in controversial circumstances to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.
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