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'Online diet pills' inquest opens

Tue, 2015-04-21 04:55
An inquest opens into the death of a student from Shrewsbury thought to have taken "highly toxic" diet pills bought online.

Japan train sets new speed record

Tue, 2015-04-21 04:53
A Japanese magnetic levitation train breaks its own world speed record, hitting 603km/h (374mph) on a test run near Mount Fuji.

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' trial begins

Tue, 2015-04-21 04:47
The trial of a 93-year-old former Nazi SS guard, known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" opens in Germany.

Egypt's Morsi jailed for 20 years

Tue, 2015-04-21 04:31
Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi gets a 20 year jail sentence over the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict in several trials he is facing.

Wonga reports £37.3m loss for 2014

Tue, 2015-04-21 04:18
Short-term lender Wonga made a pre-tax loss of £37.3m in 2014 amid a major overhaul of the controversial company.

How Real sleep their way to the top

Tue, 2015-04-21 04:11
Sleep-inducing wallpaper, afternoon siestas and warm milk are helping top footballers find their best form.

Google help for Nessie hunters

Tue, 2015-04-21 04:02
Fans of the Loch Ness Monster are being offered a chance to explore its "habitat" using Google Street View.

VIDEO: House washed away in Australia storm

Tue, 2015-04-21 04:01
Mobile phone footage shows a house being washed away by floodwater in Dungog in New South Wales during a fierce storm.

Google’s mobilegeddon

Tue, 2015-04-21 03:58
The company is making changes to the way its search engine ranks sites, and that could send some hurtling down the rankings.

VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines

Tue, 2015-04-21 03:57
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

Champagne from 1840 shipwreck tested

Tue, 2015-04-21 03:45
Bottles of champagne salvaged from a 170-year-old shipwreck have been analysed in the lab

South Korea PM offers to resign

Tue, 2015-04-21 03:28
South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo offers to resign just two months into the job after accusations of accepting bribes.

In pictures: New Order

Tue, 2015-04-21 03:25
Kevin Cummins' photographs of the Manchester band

VIDEO: Auschwitz guard trial due to start

Tue, 2015-04-21 02:54
A former guard at Auschwitz is due to go on trial today charged with more than 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.

Credit Suisse quarterly profit rises

Tue, 2015-04-21 02:40
Credit Suisse says quarterly profit rose by 23% from a year earlier because of gains from its securities trading and wealth management divisions.

VIDEO: Flawless 100 carat diamond for sale

Tue, 2015-04-21 02:39
Sotheby's in London is to auction what it says is a 'flawless' 100 carat diamond.

Henderson close to five-year deal

Tue, 2015-04-21 02:23
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is close to agreeing a new £100,000-a-week deal with the Premier League club.

China property firm Kaisa defaults

Tue, 2015-04-21 02:22
Kaisa Group becomes the first Chinese property developer to default on its overseas debt, which is estimated to be about $2.5bn (£1.7bn).

VIDEO: China's biggest car show opens

Tue, 2015-04-21 00:24
More than 23 million vehicles were sold in China last year, but as the Chinese economy slows, so has demand for new cars.

Groundhog Day set for London stage

Mon, 2015-04-20 22:29
A stage musical adaptation of classic comedy film Groundhog Day is to have its world premiere at the Old Vic in 2016.

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