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Key moments in the history of ask.fm

Wed, 2014-05-28 19:57
Understanding the controversial social network

Ask.fm defends anonymity for users

Wed, 2014-05-28 19:55
The site's director of external affairs, Liva Biseniece, says Ask.fm is safe for users and lets them "explore important issues".

30s and 40s film archive completed

Wed, 2014-05-28 18:08
The British Council Film Collection, showing snapshots of typical life in Britain in the 1930s and 1940s, loads a final series of movies into its online archive.

Portraying a mass murderer on stage

Wed, 2014-05-28 17:43
Cast of a London play visit South African state killer in prison

Tesco finalises China retail deal

Wed, 2014-05-28 17:30
Tesco has finalised its joint venture with China Resources Enterprise (CRE) creating the largest food retailer in China.

VIDEO: Samsung unveils health wristband

Wed, 2014-05-28 17:21
Samsung unveils a prototype wristband that can be fitted with third-party sensors to gather a range of health data about the wearer's body.

The first 'hip-hop billionaire'?

Wed, 2014-05-28 17:07
Could Dr Dre become hip-hop's first billionaire?

Can tobacco shed its 'toxic brand'?

Wed, 2014-05-28 16:59
Can the tobacco industry shed its "toxic brand"?

Overweight total tops 2.1bn globally

Wed, 2014-05-28 16:43
The number of the world's population that are obese or overweight has topped 2.1 billion, latest figures show.

Laser hope on root canal treatments

Wed, 2014-05-28 16:41
Lasers have been used to regenerate parts of damaged teeth and could one day be used to prevent root canal treatments, claim US researchers.

Cane toad relative hits Madagascar

Wed, 2014-05-28 16:04
A relative of the cane toad, which has devastated wildlife in Australia, has invaded Madagascar and could cause ecological disaster, scientists warn.

US approves Venezuela sanctions bill

Wed, 2014-05-28 15:46
The US House of Representatives approves a bill to introduce sanctions against Venezuelan officials involved in human rights abuses.

Apple agrees to $3bn Beats deal

Wed, 2014-05-28 15:40
Apple confirms it will buy headphone maker and music-streaming service provider Beats Electronics for $3bn (£1.8bn).

Entrepreneurial gap 'must be closed'

Wed, 2014-05-28 15:38
Businessman Sir Tom Hunter calls for Scotland to "close the gap" on the US and Canada in early-stage entrepreneurial activity.

VIDEO: Was a spy the key to Mid-East peace?

Wed, 2014-05-28 15:26
How a US spy almost brokered peace in the Middle East

Growing up in the shadow of the mafia

Wed, 2014-05-28 15:13
The boy who chose door-to-door sales over a life of crime

'Vicar' of rugby union tends to player flock

Wed, 2014-05-28 15:06
Boss of rugby players’ union tackles the sport’s big issues

VIDEO: Cotillard comes to 1920s Manhattan

Wed, 2014-05-28 15:03
Marion Cotillard speaks to Talking Movies' Tom Brook about her role in the new film The Immigrant.

VIDEO: Looking back at Maya Angelou's life

Wed, 2014-05-28 14:37
US author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.

Bin cleaner bets £2 for £1.3m win

Wed, 2014-05-28 14:34
A wheelie bin cleaner from Nottinghamshire is one of Britain's biggest betting-shop winners after scooping more than £1.3m on a £2 bet.
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