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Cyber attacks top US threat list 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:07:36 GMT 
    A US intelligence assessment of security threats faced by the country highlights cyber attacks from foreign governments and criminals.


Google backs down over Blogger porn 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:33:51 GMT 
    Google has changed its mind about forcing sexually explicit blogs on its Blogger platform to become private.


Harrison Ford back for Blade Runner 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:42:10 GMT 
    Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed.


Robin Williams' daughter speaks out 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:14:53 GMT 
    Zelda Williams says there is "no point" in seeking any explanation for why the comedian took his own life last August.


'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:54:23 GMT 
    UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.


Wheat present in UK 'for 8,000 years' 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:23:25 GMT 
    Fragments of wheat DNA suggest wheat was present in Britain 8,000 years ago, long before it was grown by British farmers.


Distinct ME stages found, says study 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:31:15 GMT 
    Scientists say they have found distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment.


Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:27:20 GMT 
    People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests.


France 13-20 Wales 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:40:22 GMT 
    Wales hold their nerve in Paris to win a tight contest against France 20-13 and keep their Six Nations title hopes alive.


Manchester United 2-0 Sunderland 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:31:08 GMT 
    Wayne Rooney scores a brace to beat Sunderland after Wes Brown sees red an in apparent case of mistaken identity.


Kidnapped by North Korea - and forced to make films 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:13:34 GMT 
    The story of how a director and an actress were kidnapped by North Korea and forced to make films for Kim Jong-il.


10 weird things Americans are doing in the snow 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:24:24 GMT 
    From renting an igloo to dressing as a Yeti, the record snowfall in Boston has inspired some unusual and ingenious acts.


Dutch town terrorised by rogue owl 
  Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:36:41 GMT 
    Residents of the Dutch town of Purmerend are advised to take umbrellas out at night after a rogue owl leaves man requiring stitches to head wounds.


Rare bear cub found outside circus 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:12:51 GMT 
    A rare two-week-old Asiatic black bear cub is found abandoned in a box outside a Russian circus.


Lesotho votes in snap elections 
  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:53:31 GMT 
    Polling ends and counting is under way in Lesotho, in a snap election aimed at resolving political tensions after an attempted coup last year.
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