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Fed believed US could handle rate rise 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:55:41 GMT 
    Federal Reserve minutes revealed it believed that the US economy could have coped with an interest rate rise.

'Bond King' Bill Gross sues Pimco 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:15:11 GMT 
    Former Pimco bond trader Bill Gross is suing his former employer for wrongful dismissal and claiming $200m in damages.

UK firms develop drone-freezing ray 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:43:19 GMT 
    Three British companies have created a device to deter drones from entering sensitive areas by freezing them mid-flight.

Games voice actors approve strike 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:48:23 GMT 
    The US actors who voice video games have voted to strike over pay and conditions unless agreement with publishers can be reached soon.

Alexievich wins Nobel Literature prize 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:48:22 GMT 
    Belarusian Svetlana Alexievich wins the 2015 Nobel Prize for literature.

Craig wants to 'move on' from Bond 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:13:48 GMT 
    James Bond star Daniel Craig has said he would only do another Bond movie "for the money", ahead of the release of Spectre in November.

First ancient African genome sequenced 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:50:11 GMT 
    A 4,500-year-old African genome reveals how our ancient ancestors moved back and forth between continents.

EU assesses insects-as-food risks 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:48:06 GMT 
    The European Food Safety Authority publishes its initial risk assessment of using insects as a source of protein for human consumption and animal feed.

First week with no new Ebola cases 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 19:47:10 GMT 
    The three West African countries at the heart of the Ebola epidemic record their first week with no new cases since the outbreak began in March 2014.

Heart attack test 'cuts hospital stays' 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 23:14:11 GMT 
    A blood test can more than halve the number of people admitted to hospital with a suspected heart attack, say doctors.

Northern Ireland 3-1 Greece 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:38:29 GMT 
    Northern Ireland qualify for their first major championships since 1986 by beating Greece 3-1 on a brilliant night at Windsor Park.

Klopp confirmed as Liverpool manager 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:06:30 GMT 
    Former Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp signs a three-year contract to succeed Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool manager.

The billion-dollar ex-council flat 
  Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:07:42 GMT 
    The saga of the billion-dollar Scottish flat

Has America already had a female president? 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 23:08:09 GMT 
    Has America already had a female president?

Hayatou in temporary charge of Fifa 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:26:39 GMT 
    Caf president Issa Hayatou takes temporary charge of Fifa after football's world governing body suspends Sepp Blatter.
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