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Google patents 'creepy' cuddly toys 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 12:37:09 GMT 
    A patent reveals that Google has looked into making internet-connected toys that would link up to its servers to control smart devices in the home.


Starbucks gift card hack was 'fraud' 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 16:27:42 GMT 
    A hacker reporting a security hole in Starbucks' website criticises the company's handling of the matter.


Kahlo's home recreated in New York 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 11:16:51 GMT 
    Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio are recreated at the New York Botanical Garden.


Gurlitt painting up for auction 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 10:25:20 GMT 
    A Max Liebermann painting from the collection of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt is to go up for auction next month.


Ocean's 'tiniest organisms' revealed 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:59:26 GMT 
    Thousands of species of the ocean's tiniest organisms are revealed in a series of studies.


Antarctic in 'dramatic' ice loss 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 22:44:29 GMT 
    Satellites have recorded a big sudden change in the behaviour of glaciers on the Antarctica Peninsula, according to a UK-based team.


Depression makes heart failure worse 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 06:31:32 GMT 
    People with heart failure must be screened for signs of depression and offered counselling, scientists say.


Quarter of skin cells 'on road to cancer' 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:51:16 GMT 
    More than a quarter of a middle-aged person's skin may have already made the first steps towards cancer, a study suggests.


England rue missed chances - Agnew 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 20:00:57 GMT 
    A dropped catch and a costly no-ball changed the course of a day dominated by New Zealand batsmen, says Jonathan Agnew.


Will Hull's season end on high note? 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 22:20:37 GMT 
    Hull face Manchester United looking to overhaul Newcastle and avoid relegation on the last day of the top-flight season.


The element that made the 20th Century shine 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 23:53:54 GMT 
    Chromium is the chemical element of modernity - the key to innumerable gleaming, spotless surfaces. But it harbours a dark secret.


Hooked - Part 5 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:57 GMT 
    Told through a cartoon - the moving personal story of one young African man caught up in the international drugs trade.


Kim Jong-un brother seen in London 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 17:53:24 GMT 
    Footage has emerged showing North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un's elder brother in London - attending two Eric Clapton concerts.


Fitzgerald's Gatsby home for sale 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 11:10:32 GMT 
    The suburban home where F Scott Fitzgerald is believed to have written The Great Gatsby goes on sale.


Cholera hits 3,000 Burundi refugees 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 19:04:08 GMT 
    More than 3,000 Burundian refugees in Tanzania have contracted cholera, the UN says, with hundreds of new cases a day.
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