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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 15:51:08 GMT 
    Swedish Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow soars to number five in the mid-week music chart with his upbeat song Heroes.

Robots adapt to damage in seconds 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 17:07:40 GMT 
    Researchers develop robots that adapt to damage in less than a minute, instead of the many hours needed by traditional self-learning systems.

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.

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.

Kenya payout over birth control 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 16:55:34 GMT 
    A Kenyan court orders a private hospital to pay $48,000 (£31,000) to a woman who became pregnant despite having a contraceptive implant.

Lucic-Baroni stuns third seed Halep 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 16:49:09 GMT 
    Third seed and 2014 runner-up Simona Halep is knocked out of the French Open by world number 70 Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

Fifa an embarrassment - Lineker 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 16:49:44 GMT 
    Gary Lineker says it is "nauseating" to be involved in football after seven Fifa officials are arrested on bribery charges.

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.

Hungary's mandatory Holocaust course 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:37:50 GMT 
    Hungary university requires every student to study the Holocaust.

Meet YouTube's 8-bit movie makers 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 16:49:35 GMT 
    A team which recreates popular films as 8-bit video games is attracting millions of views on YouTube.
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