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Google sells Motorola unit to Lenovo

Wed, 2014-01-29 20:29
Google announces the surprise sale of its Motorola Mobility unit, which it bought in 2012, to Chinese computer maker Lenovo for $2.91bn.

Asia history tensions flare at UN

Wed, 2014-01-29 19:46
Tensions between Japan and its neighbours over a war-linked shrine and disputed islands flare at the UN Security Council, with strong words from envoys.

Mobile mast plan for Scots island

Wed, 2014-01-29 19:32
The Scottish government aims to install a publicly-funded mobile phone mast on the small island of Coll.

Cuts 'worst in most deprived areas'

Wed, 2014-01-29 19:19
Labour says the most disadvantaged areas of England are facing disproportionately large spending cuts.

Call over learning disability offenders

Wed, 2014-01-29 19:14
Offenders with learning disabilities are not given the support they need by police, probation and prosecution services, a joint inspection finds.

Letter from Africa: Rock'n'roll politics

Wed, 2014-01-29 19:07
Should the music be stopped to make a political point?

VIDEO: Wooing Asian wine customers online

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:48
A wine website bets it can attract new customers in Asia by tapping into their high engagement with social media.

VIDEO: The day a nation buried Winston Churchill

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:42
Emma Soames, granddaughter of Winston Churchill, recalls his state funeral in 1965.

Buying what you want the gods to give you

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:29
The festival where you buy tiny versions of the things you want

Scientists reveal how snakes fly

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:25
The mystery of how flying snakes stay aloft may have been solved by scientists.

Why US pot smokers still have a record

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:21
Moves across the US to decriminalise or legalise marijuana have been gathering pace. But what happens to those who fell foul of laws now considered too tough?

In pictures: Tourism in Mali

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:16
Mali's historic sites hit by declining tourism

Why city life may be bad for you

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:13
Why city living may be damaging your health

VIDEO: Adult version of toy car takes to road

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:10
A roadworthy version of a children's toy car has been built.

Peanut allergy treatment 'a success'

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:01
Doctors say a potential treatment for peanut allergy has transformed the lives of children taking part in a large clinical trial.

Warming 'killing penguin chicks'

Wed, 2014-01-29 17:49
Rising temperatures are having a direct impact on Magellanic penguin chicks in Argentina, threatening the long-term survival of the species.

Vitamins ‘effective in helping ADHD’

Wed, 2014-01-29 17:48
Vitamins and minerals could be useful for treating ADHD, research suggests.

Simpsons star Shearer takes on Nixon

Wed, 2014-01-29 17:25
Simpsons star Harry Shearer on portraying Nixon

Ecuador ex-police chief held in US

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:59
Police in the US arrest former Ecuadorean police commander Edgar Vaca, accused of kidnapping and torturing left-wing rebels in the 1980s.

VIDEO: Obama takes Union message on tour

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:28
President Barack Obama has visited American businesses to promote his State of Union message.

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