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George III drawing is uncovered 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:03:10 GMT 
    An eccentric architectural plan thought to have been drawn by King George III during his period of "madness" is discovered at the British Library.


Part of Volcker rule delayed by Fed 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:18:20 GMT 
    The US Federal Reserve gives Wall Street banks even more time to comply with parts of the Volcker Rule, a key part of the reforms introduced by Congress following the financial crisis.


Two US states sue over marijuana 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:53:12 GMT 
    Nebraska and Oklahoma are asking the US Supreme Court to nullify a 2012 law that made marijuana legal in the US state of Colorado.


Apple 'failing to protect workers' 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:27:07 GMT 
    Poor treatment of workers in the Chinese factories which make Apple products is discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.


Snapchat boss tearful at Sony hack 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:59:37 GMT 
    Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel left "devastated" as plans for his messaging app are leaked as part of the Sony Pictures hack.


Morricone regrets Eastwood rejection 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:03:20 GMT 
    Renowned Italian film composer Ennio Morricone tells the BBC's Will Gompertz that he regrets turning down the chance to compose music for Clint Eastwood.


Marigold Hotel chosen for royal gala 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:19 GMT 
    The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is selected as the next Royal Film Performance.


Birds fled 'day before' US tornadoes 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:21:28 GMT 
    Tracking data reveals that golden-winged warblers fled one day before the April 2014 US tornado outbreak, probably because they "heard it coming".


Shrink ship bubbles ‘for climate fix’ 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:26:21 GMT 
    Shrinking the bubbles generated by ships could counteract the impact of climate change, a study suggests.


Obesity 'could be a disability' - EU 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:26:29 GMT 
    Obesity can constitute a disability if the health effects have an impact on people's working lives, the European Court of Justice rules.


Autism link to air pollution raised 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:26:40 GMT 
    A link between autism and air pollution during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.


Balotelli gets one-match ban & fine 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:52:35 GMT 
    Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli gets a one-match ban and £25,000 fine from the FA as punishment for his Super Mario post.


Garcia quitting 'new low for Fifa' 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:12:51 GMT 
    Fifa's reputation has been hurt by the resignation of ethics investigator Michael Garcia, says vice president Jim Boyce.


Should students carry guns on campus? 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:45:08 GMT 
    In light of mass shootings at schools and universities in the United States, many say the lesson is to keep campuses gun-free. A growing number of students argue if they were allowed to carry guns at college, they'd feel safer.


The Russians fighting a 'holy war' in Ukraine 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:27:16 GMT 
    The Kremlin denies sending Russian troops to Ukraine, but Russian volunteers there are proud to talk about their crusade to revive an Orthodox empire.
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