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Pizza Express sold to Chinese firm

BUSINESS - Sat, 2014-07-12 12:33
British restaurant chain Pizza Express is sold to a Chinese private equity firm for around £900m.

China 'admits' trading in tiger skins

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sat, 2014-07-12 12:20
China has publicly admitted permitting the trade in skins from captive tigers, an international convention to protect endangered species hears.

Iraqi Kurds seize two oilfields

BUSINESS - Sat, 2014-07-12 11:50
Iraqi Kurdish forces have taken over two oilfields amid a growing dispute with the government in Baghdad, Iraqi and Kurdish sources say.

VIDEO: Ramones founder Tommy dies

ENTERTAINMENT - Sat, 2014-07-12 11:44
Tommy Ramone, the last surviving founding member of seminal US punk band The Ramones, has died aged 65 in New York, the group has announced.

Ramones punks founder Tommy dies

ENTERTAINMENT - Sat, 2014-07-12 09:55
Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of influential US punk band The Ramones, has died aged 65, the group announces.

New £2.4m gallery opens at museum

ENTERTAINMENT - Sat, 2014-07-12 08:25
Salisbury Museum opens £2.4m extension

China businessman 'hacked US firms'

BUSINESS - Sat, 2014-07-12 08:13
US officials charge a Chinese businessman with hacking into the systems of Boeing and other large defence contractors to steal military data.

Statue to honour Dame Gracie Fields

ENTERTAINMENT - Sat, 2014-07-12 05:57
A statue of actress Dame Gracie Fields is to be built in her home town of Rochdale, it is announced.

Firms warned over Games marketing

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-07-11 19:19
Companies could fall foul of the law if they try to associate their activities with Glasgow 2014 without authorisation, a law firm warns.