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Man missed lottery jackpot by seven seconds

Thu, 2015-01-29 14:32
Canada's Supreme Court says it will not hear the appeal of a Quebec man who missed a C$27m (£18m) lottery jackpot by seven seconds.

Denmark, Deutschland and deflation

Thu, 2015-01-29 14:06
Our economics correspondent Andrew Walker explains how developments in Germany and Denmark are hallmarks of strange times in the eurozone.

Chicks place low numbers on the left

Thu, 2015-01-29 14:03
Scientists in Italy find that baby chickens associate low and high numbers with left and right, respectively - suggesting they may count using a "mental number line" like humans do.

Bill Gates insists AI is a threat

Thu, 2015-01-29 13:05
Microsoft's founder says we should worry that AI escape our control, despite claims to the contrary by a Microsoft Research chief.

In pictures: UK snow 29 January 2015

Thu, 2015-01-29 13:04
Pictures from around the country

VIDEO: Art among the rubble in Shanghai

Thu, 2015-01-29 12:51
Demolition in China is often a sensitive, political subject, touching on the relative powerlessness of local residents in the face of omnipotent local officials.

VIDEO: Ice climber scales frozen Niagara Falls

Thu, 2015-01-29 12:45
A Canadian ice climber stuns visitors to Niagara Falls by climbing up a frozen section of the famous gorge.

Russian jets 'disrupted UK aviation'

Thu, 2015-01-29 12:42
Russian military planes near UK airspace caused "disruption to civil aviation" on Wednesday, the UK Foreign Office says.

Bedtime 'has huge impact on sport'

Thu, 2015-01-29 12:21
Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.

Morgan targets tri-series final spot

Thu, 2015-01-29 12:09
One-day captain Eoin Morgan believes earning a place in the tri-series final would add to England's World Cup confidence.

Funeral held for Argentina's Nisman

Thu, 2015-01-29 12:06
The funeral of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who was found dead in his home on 18 January, is held in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.

Office puts chips under staff's skin

Thu, 2015-01-29 12:01
Why I had a chip put in my hand

Graffiti, demolition and angst in Shanghai

Thu, 2015-01-29 11:59
The wall art deemed a threat to public safety

Costa to contest 'stamp' charge

Thu, 2015-01-29 11:56
Chelsea's Diego Costa will contest the violent conduct charge he faces over an alleged stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Crossrail breaks through under City

Thu, 2015-01-29 11:54
Crossrail workers have made their latest breakthrough by tunnelling under the City of London.

Murray defends fiancee's outburst

Thu, 2015-01-29 11:41

Bulgaria extradites terror suspect

Thu, 2015-01-29 11:40
A French man connected to the gunmen behind the attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine is extradited from Bulgaria to France.

Day in pictures: 29 January 2015

Thu, 2015-01-29 11:20
Striking images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours

Port spat puts squeeze on US islands

Thu, 2015-01-29 10:57
Congestion in US ports means the Pacific island territory of American Samoa is running out of basic supplies.

Alibaba's sales figures miss targets

Thu, 2015-01-29 10:42
Shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba fell 7% after sales fall short of targets