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China 'morality bank' for good deeds 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 11:57:44 GMT 
    Account holders earn points for helping in the community.


Trader kept Libor 'artificially high' 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 14:29:10 GMT 
    The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial tried to influence other banks to manipulate the key benchmark rate, a court hears.


EU-Swiss deal targets tax evasion 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 11:41:26 GMT 
    The EU and Switzerland have signed an agreement to prevent EU residents from hiding money in Swiss banks, the European Commission says.


AdBlock Plus wins again in court 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:15:34 GMT 
    The makers of an advert-blocking browser plug-in defeat a second attempt to ban their product this year.


Criminals steal US tax returns 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 13:14:14 GMT 
    A security breach at the United States' Internal Revenue Service has allowed criminals to gain access to more than 100,000 tax returns.


Broadway enjoys record season 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 08:26:57 GMT 
    New York's theatreland enjoys its best ever season for 2014-2015, breaking box office and attendance records.


Mans Zelmerlow climbs UK chart 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 09:15:39 GMT 
    Swedish Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow soars to number three in the mid-week music chart with his upbeat song Heroes.


Mice in space develop thin skin 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:45:11 GMT 
    A study of three mice that spent 91 days on the International Space Station finds abnormalities in their skin.


Crowd size estimated with phone data 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 00:10:09 GMT 
    A study tests the idea that large crowds can be counted using data from mobile phone usage and Twitter.


Excess caffeine health warning - EU 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 13:28:02 GMT 
    Drinking more than five espressos worth of caffeine a day may be damaging to health, according to the European Food Safety Authority.


Teen obesity 'link to bowel cancer' 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 23:07:18 GMT 
    Being overweight or obese in adolescence is linked to a greater risk of bowel cancer later in life, a study suggests.


Lucic-Baroni stuns third seed Halep 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 14:44:31 GMT 
    Third seed and 2014 runner-up Simona Halep is knocked out of the French Open by world number 70 Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.


Fifa crisis 'cannot continue' 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:22:20 GMT 
    Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein says Fifa must oust president Sepp Blatter to restore confidence in football's governing body.


Sending ice to Antarctica 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 00:37:55 GMT 
    Scientists have come up with a new way of preserving samples of ice from mountain glaciers. They are creating an ice vault in the coldest place on Earth - Antarctica.


The falcon hospital of Qatar 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 00:14:43 GMT 
    Hunting with falcons is a popular sport in the Gulf - and Qatar's capital city, Doha, has a specialist hospital where injured birds are treated.
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