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BP profits fall on low oil price 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:35:55 GMT 
    BP reports a sharp fall in underlying profits for the three months to the end of June as lower oil prices continue to hurt.


UK economic growth picks up to 0.7% 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:12:21 GMT 
    UK economic growth accelerated to 0.7% in the second quarter of the year, helped by a big jump in oil and gas production.


Android bug affects 'billion' phones 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:56:08 GMT 
    A bug in the Android mobile operating system is discovered by researchers, who say it affects nearly a billion devices.


Google unlinks Google+ from YouTube 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:15:43 GMT 
    Google reveals plans to sideline its social network Google+ by changing the way users log in to its products and services.


De Niro to direct Bronx Tale musical 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:22:09 GMT 
    Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro is to direct musical A Bronx Tale in New Jersey later this year.


Actress faces child sex charges 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:08:30 GMT 
    Maggie Kirkpatrick, who starred in 1980s soap Prisoner Cell Block H and later Home and Away, is charged with indecent assault and gross indecency.


'Laughing gas' emissions understated 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:37:26 GMT 
    Emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) from agriculture in some locations are underestimated by 40% according to new research.


VIDEO: Chasing Britain's most threatened duck 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:30:28 GMT 
    Why conservationists in the Scottish Highlands are chasing the UK's most threatened breeding duck.


South Korea declares 'end' to Mers 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:58:25 GMT 
    South Korea's PM Hwang Kyo-ahn declares a "de facto end" to the Mers virus outbreak, after no new infections are reported for 23 days.


Malaria vaccine one step closer 
  Fri, 24 Jul 2015 05:00:32 GMT 
    The world's first malaria vaccine has cleared one of the final regulatory hurdles prior to being used to immunise children in sub-Saharan Africa.


'I lost all honour in gender case' 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:19:22 GMT 
    Sprinter Dutee Chand is glad others will not face similar abuse after being cleared to compete following a gender case.


Ex-SA & Notts all-rounder Rice dies 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:12:49 GMT 
    Former South Africa and Nottinghamshire all-rounder and captain Clive Rice dies at the age of 66.


One rower, two cats, 900 miles 
  Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:23 GMT 
    In 1984, Ove Joensen decided to row 900 miles from the Faroe Islands to Copenhagen. He finally made it two years later.


Are night shifts killing me? 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:17:32 GMT 
    There has been many studies over recent years that suggest night-working is extremely bad for your health.


Drogba joins MLS side Montreal 
  Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:30:37 GMT 
    Striker Didier Drogba signs for Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact after leaving Chelsea this summer.
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