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US banks pass first 'stress test' 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:15:17 GMT 
    All 31 US banks have passed the first hurdle in the Federal Reserve's latest round of annual "stress tests" to see how they would cope in the next economic crisis.


Facebook rant lands man in UAE jail 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:06:17 GMT 
    An American has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates for comments he posted on Facebook while in the US.


Data roaming to stay, EU proposes 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:47:43 GMT 
    MEPs will consider proposals that would maintain data roaming charges and introduce priority internet access for some specialist services.


Doctor Who: Coleman 'planned to quit' 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 09:59:05 GMT 
    Actress Jenna Coleman planned to quit Doctor Who at the end of series eight, writer Steven Moffat confirms.


Harris doubts Oscar host return 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:09:27 GMT 
    Neil Patrick Harris has said he doubts he will ever present the Oscars again, following on from his much-criticised hosting of the event this year.


Pop-up playgrounds fold themselves 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:04:28 GMT 
    US researchers build tiny electronic scaffolds using a new technique aimed at merging biology with electronics.


Science 'squeezed out of primaries' 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:34:27 GMT 
    Science is being squeezed out of English primary schools, with a third not providing the recommended two hours of teaching a week, research suggests.


Liberia releases last Ebola patient 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:36:37 GMT 
    Liberia has released its last Ebola patient after going a week without any new cases for the first time since May 2014, according to health officials.


Adults get flu 'every five years' 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:42:53 GMT 
    Adults catch real flu about once every five years, while children get it every other year, scientists calculate, based on a field study in China.


Sexist chanting needs reporting - FA 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:02:03 GMT 
    Fans are urged to report sexist abuse after evidence women officials and staff are being subjected to obscene chants.


Fifa ethics boss 'won't take orders' 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:27:17 GMT 
    Fifa's new ethics chief Cornel Borbely says "nobody will interfere" with his task of tackling corruption.


How Iran's feminist genie escaped 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:21:02 GMT 
    Iran's 1979 revolution may have handed ultimate power to an ayatollah - but for women it had plenty of positive side-effects.


Striking gold with a hoard of lost property 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:23:45 GMT 
    Welcome to the Zurich store where much of Switzerland's lost property ends up for sale.


Toronto tunnel was a 'man cave' 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:11:02 GMT 
    The man who dug a tunnel under Toronto and caused a media frenzy says the man cave was merely his "dream" hang out spot.


US museum group bans selfie stick 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:09:00 GMT 
    The Smithsonian museum group in Washington DC has banned the fashionable photography aid, the selfie stick, to "protect visitors" in crowded conditions.
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