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BOJ boosts monetary stimulus measure 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:34:29 GMT 
    Japan's central bank, the Bank of Japan, surprises markets by announcing an expansion of its monetary stimulus policy.


Pirate Bay founder gets jail term 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:52:50 GMT 
    Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg sentenced to three-and-half years in prison after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.


Millions hit in Drupal hack attack 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:30:59 GMT 
    Software firm Drupal warns millions to "assume" they have been hacked if they have not applied a patch for a recently discovered bug.


BBC refuses to make Top Gear apology 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:27:44 GMT 
    The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador to the UK.


French radio station catches fire 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:08:49 GMT 
    A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.


Rockets 'destroy chemical weapons' 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:22:15 GMT 
    A team has developed micro-sized rockets, powered by seawater, that can neutralise chemical and biological weapons.


WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:10:37 GMT 
    Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS in ports across England and Scotland.


UN chief defends Ebola aid workers 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:31:36 GMT 
    UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".


Google developing a cancer detector 
  Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:35:15 GMT 
    Google is attempting to diagnose cancers, heart attack risks and other ailments with a system that combines nanoparticles and a wrist-worn sensor.


Djokovic ends Murray's winning run 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:34:27 GMT 
    Andy Murray's 11-match winning run comes to an end with defeat by Novak Djokovic in the Paris Masters quarter-finals.


Hamilton top in second US practice 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:13:45 GMT 
    Lewis Hamilton narrowly edges Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg to fastest time in second practice at the US Grand Prix.


The channel that's spiced up French TV 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:06:31 GMT 
    For years the French media was set in its ways but a newcomer, BFMTV, has shaken things up - so what's the secret of its success?


VIDEO: Meet the accidental stormtrooper 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:08:53 GMT 
    Laurie Goode's fleeting role as a Stormtrooper in Star Wars 38 years ago still has an impact on his life today


Cows to keep Kenyan girls in school 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:18:27 GMT 
    Nine cows will be offered to fathers in areas of northern Kenya to ensure their daughters finish their education, a county governor says.


Myanmar in rare multi-party talks 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:06:15 GMT 
    Myanmar's president holds rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.
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