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Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:05:38 GMT 
    Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.


Blackberry in revenue slide 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:57:23 GMT 
    Troubled smartphone maker Blackberry reports a larger than expected drop in revenue, as it struggles to convince consumers to buy its phones.


Suspects deny 'sextorting' teenager 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:59:53 GMT 
    The BBC goes to the Philippines to investigate a rise in blackmail of people duped into taking part in explicit online chats and videos.


VIDEO: The dog with 3D printed legs 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:34:21 GMT 
    BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.


Obama vows response to Sony hack 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:53:36 GMT 
    President Obama vows to respond to an alleged North Korean cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, but says cancelling a film release was "a mistake".


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.


LA River's flood role is 'paramount' 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:27:39 GMT 
    Any moves to modify the concrete Los Angeles River, to return parts of it to a more natural setting or to capture water, must not compromise its flood-protection function, say scientists.


Stem cell scandal scientist resigns 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:27:15 GMT 
    A Japanese stem cell scientist at the heart of a scandal over false claims and fabricated research has resigned.


Asthma inhalers 'not used properly' 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:55 GMT 
    Charities warn patients are not being taught how to use potentially life-saving asthma inhalers and allergy auto-injectors correctly.


Ebola kills top Sierra Leone doctor 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:51:45 GMT 
    One of Sierra Leone's top doctors, Victor Willoughby, died from Ebola hours after the arrival of experimental drug ZMab, medical officials say.


Cook timing naughty, says Harmison 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:49:31 GMT 
    The timing of Alastair Cook's removal as England one-day captain was "naughty", according to Steve Harmison.


1. FSV Mainz 05 1-2 Bayern Munich 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:54:56 GMT 
    Arjen Robben's last-minute winner ensures German leaders Bayern Munich end a successful 2014 with a win at Mainz.


Is Putin to blame for the plunging rouble? 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:09:27 GMT 
    Vladimir Putin accused the US and EU of conspiring to weaken Russia but he himself bears responsibility for the rouble crisis, writes Ben Judah.


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.


Kazakh villages in guard wolf craze 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:32 GMT 
    Villagers in Kazakhstan are increasingly buying wolves to guard their land.
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