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Cops crew member killed by US police

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-08-27 18:42
A crew member on the US police reality TV show Cops is shot and killed when Nebraska police open fire on a robbery suspect.

VIDEO: Banksy art sale saves Bristol boys' club

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-08-27 17:40
The elusive street artist Banksy has helped save a boys club in his home city of Bristol.

France's jobless total rises again

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-08-27 17:01
The number of people looking for work in France rises 0.8% in July, as PM Manuel Valls promises business leaders to speed up reform.

Jasper Johns aide in $6.5m art theft

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-08-27 16:02
The assistant of American painter Jasper Johns has pleaded guilty to selling artworks worth $6.5m (£3.9m) he stole from the artist's studio.

Memories 'flipped' from bad to good

SCIENCE & NATURE - Wed, 2014-08-27 15:09
Neuroscientists artificially turn a mouse's fearful memory into a positive one, and vice versa.

Can Qantas fix its financial troubles?

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-08-27 13:53
Can Qantas fix its financial troubles?

HP recalls million of power cords

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-08-27 13:27
HP is asking the owners of more than six million power cables to send back the cords to avoid the risk of being burnt by the kit.

Tomatoes linked with fighting cancer

HEALTH - Wed, 2014-08-27 13:03
Eating tomatoes may lower the risk of prostate cancer, research suggests.

IMF's Lagarde under investigation

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-08-27 12:46
IMF head Christine Lagarde says she has been placed under formal investigation for negligence in a French fraud case but has not been charged.

McDonald's in Moscow court appeal

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-08-27 12:17
McDonald's says it will appeal against a court ruling in Moscow ordering the closure for 90 days of four of its Russian outlets.

Banksy sale raises £400k for club

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-08-27 11:15
A Banksy artwork that was painted on a wall outside a cash-strapped youth club is sold to a private collector for £403,000.

Alibaba profits up ahead of flotation

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-08-27 11:13
Profits at Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba have nearly tripled, latest filings reveal, ahead of the firm's planned US stock market debut later this year.

Germany to fight 'benefit tourism'

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-08-27 10:50
The German government announced proposals to tackle alleged abuses of the benefits system by migrants from elsewhere in the European Union.

Nigeria closes schools over Ebola

HEALTH - Wed, 2014-08-27 10:44
Nigerian schools are ordered to remain shut, delaying the new academic year until 13 October as part of measures to prevent the spread of Ebola.

Zara's 'Holocaust uniform' and other clothing errors

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-08-27 09:56
Clothes firm sorry over 'Holocaust T-shirt'

How Norway avoided the 'curse of oil'

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-08-27 09:52
How prosperous Norway has avoided the 'curse of oil'

Woman finds 3ft wasp nest on bed

SCIENCE & NATURE - Wed, 2014-08-27 09:44
A pest controller takes on the "biggest job of his career" when he is called to deal with a nest of more than 5,000 wasps.

Star Trek X Prize finalists named

SCIENCE & NATURE - Wed, 2014-08-27 09:31
Ten groups have been chosen as finalists in a $10m (£6m) competition to develop a real-life "tricorder" - the medical scanner used in Star Trek.

Oldest book prize winners unveiled

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-08-27 09:30
A novel inspired by the daily toil of a shepherdess and a biography of a Booker prize-winning author win the UK's oldest literary awards.

VIDEO: Taps run dry amid California drought

SCIENCE & NATURE - Wed, 2014-08-27 09:14
California has been hit by its worst drought in a century and many say the problem is only going to get worse.