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News Corp profits beat estimates

Thu, 2014-02-06 19:05
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp posts better-than-expected profits, even as advertising revenues continue to fall at its newspaper businesses.

Why sharing data is for greater good

Thu, 2014-02-06 19:02
Outlining the case for why it is for the greater good

Mass grave found in Michoacan state

Thu, 2014-02-06 18:28
Mexico police find four severed heads and a mass grave in the troubled western state of Michoacan, where vigilantes are fighting a notorious drug cartel.

Mr Peabody 'respectful' to original

Thu, 2014-02-06 17:36
Recreating Mr Peabody & Sherman

Scots 'bedroom tax' arrears are £5m

Thu, 2014-02-06 17:15
Rent arrears of at least £5m are owed to Scottish councils and housing associations as a result of the so-called "bedroom tax", figures suggest.

'No leukaemia risk' from power lines

Thu, 2014-02-06 17:03
Children who live near overhead power lines do not have an increased risk of developing leukaemia, a study has said.

The Jewish fear of intermarriage

Thu, 2014-02-06 17:02
Why the news that the prime minister of Israel's son was dating a Norwegian caused a storm.

Man travels 1,000 miles to claim bogus prize

Thu, 2014-02-06 17:00
Why no-one should believe they've won the 'BBC lottery'

Man on GBH charge over baby injuries

Thu, 2014-02-06 16:59
Police investigating injuries sustained by a baby charge a man with grievous bodily harm.

Keeping a Colossal secret

Thu, 2014-02-06 16:49
Lifting the lid on a Colossal WW2 code-breaking secret

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-02-06 16:39
In which unusual venue did Prince play an impromptu show?

Michael Gove's favourite history book

Thu, 2014-02-06 16:35
The strange story of Michael Gove's favourite book

SAC trader guilty of insider dealing

Thu, 2014-02-06 16:10
A former manager at SAC Capital, a major US hedge fund founded by billionaire Steven Cohen, is found guilty of insider trading.

Painting in the skyline above New York's streets

Thu, 2014-02-06 16:01
How New York's billboard artists are staging a comeback

Poland church in first abuse lawsuit

Thu, 2014-02-06 16:00
A man abused as a child by a priest in Poland seeks $64,500 from the country's Catholic Church - the first such civil case in the country.

US bans liquids on flights to Russia

Thu, 2014-02-06 15:55
The US government bans all liquids from carry-on bags on nonstop flights to Russia, the latest security threat for the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Republicans doubt immigration deal

Thu, 2014-02-06 15:30
Republican House Speaker John Boehner says his party has all but ruled out passing a bill on immigration before November's midterm elections.

Sochi opening ceremony under way

Thu, 2014-02-06 15:00
The costliest Winter Olympics in history will officially open in Russia on Friday with a lavish ceremony in Sochi.

VIDEO: Sochi on alert as Olympics begin

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:40
Security is tight in the Russian city of Sochi, where the first action has been taking place in the Winter Olympics ahead of Friday's opening ceremony.

Tube strike travel delays continue

Thu, 2014-02-06 14:13
Londoners endure a second day of Tube disruption during the first of two strikes over planned job cuts and ticket office closures.

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