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Google tries ad-free net experiment 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:30:09 GMT 
    Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.


O'Keeffe work sets female art record 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:58:45 GMT 
    A floral painting by late US artist Georgia O'Keeffe sells for $44.4m (£28.8m) at auction, setting a record for an artwork by a female artist.


Cosby carries on with one-man show 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:21:18 GMT 
    US entertainer Bill Cosby presses on with a series of comic engagements despite mounting allegations that he sexually assaulted a number of women.


Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:39:16 GMT 
    Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.


Embrace the arts, engineers told 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:25 GMT 
    Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.


Female bosses 'more depressed' 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:59:57 GMT 
    Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US.


Obesity 'costing same as smoking' 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:11:32 GMT 
    The worldwide cost of obesity is about the same as smoking or armed conflict and greater than both alcoholism and climate change, research suggests.


Red Bull face FIA front wing probe 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:15:45 GMT 
    Red Bull face an official investigation after governing body the FIA declared their car illegal at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.


Errors cost Hamilton pole position 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:01:30 GMT 
    Nico Rosberg takes pole position for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi GP following mistakes by championship leader Lewis Hamilton.


The day the entire German fleet surrendered 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:30:48 GMT 
    Armistice Day is remembered as the day World War One ended, but for naval historians Britain's greatest victory came 10 days later.


City at war - where a police officer is killed every day 
  Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:53:01 GMT 
    Pakistan's police are battling the Taliban - not just in the remote north of the country near the border with Afghanistan, but in Karachi, the country's economic and cultural heart.


Police in toastie mercy dash 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:39:56 GMT 
    Officers in New Zealand come to the rescue of a distressed woman who hadn't eaten for three days.


Writing lessons give way to typing 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:25:46 GMT 
    Finnish students will no longer be taught joined-up handwriting, and will get typing lessons instead.


Deadly stadium stampede in Zimbabwe 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:04:43 GMT 
    Eleven people have been killed in a stampede after a religious service in a stadium in Zimbabwe, police say.


Japanese PM Abe dissolves parliament 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:57:49 GMT 
    Japan's PM Shinzo Abe dissolves parliament paving the way for a snap election in December, as local media polls show a low level of support.
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