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Argentina hours away from default

Wed, 2014-07-30 03:24
No deal is in prospect in Argentina's debt talks in New York as Wednesday night's default deadline approaches.

Airline apology over drug warning

Wed, 2014-07-30 02:16
Australia's Jetstar apologises after an attendant on a Sydney-bound flight warned passengers to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing.

UK to allow driverless cars on roads

Wed, 2014-07-30 01:35
The government is to outline measures that will allow driverless cars on public roads in the UK by 2015.

VIDEO: UK to allow driverless cars on roads

Wed, 2014-07-30 01:01
The UK government will shortly outline measures to permit driverless cars to use public roads by next year.

Khmer Rouge duo begin genocide trial

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:14
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.

HSBC closes some Muslims' accounts

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:00
HSBC bank writes to Finsbury Park Mosque and other Muslim organisations around the UK giving them notice their accounts will be closed.

Japan output falls most since 2011

Tue, 2014-07-29 23:10
Japan's factory output falls 3.3% from May to June, the latest sign to highlight that the recent sales tax rise is affecting consumer demand.

Guinea concert stampede kills 24

Tue, 2014-07-29 22:44
At least 24 people have died after a stampede at a beach concert in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, with dozens reported injured.

VIDEO: Harding's 'lusty' letters published

Tue, 2014-07-29 22:26
Almost 1,000 letters of Warren Harding, the 29th US president, have been published.

Libya militias seize Benghazi base

Tue, 2014-07-29 21:53
A special forces base in Libya has been seized by militias, the fighters and officials say, as a blaze continues at a fuel depot in the capital Tripoli.

Los Angeles flood hits university

Tue, 2014-07-29 21:44
A burst water main causes flooding along Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard at the University of California, Los Angeles, officials say.

Playing French horn with no arms

Tue, 2014-07-29 21:30
The French horn player who has no arms

VIDEO: A hip-hop history tour of Compton

Tue, 2014-07-29 20:25
Hop-hop history tour of LA county's infamous city

Middle-aged drinking 'impairs memory'

Tue, 2014-07-29 20:15
Problem drinking in middle age doubles the risk of memory loss in later life, research suggests.

Astronomers weigh up Milky Way

Tue, 2014-07-29 20:11
The Milky Way is lighter than previously thought and is only about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, researchers conclude.

Bumps, buzzards and critical species

Tue, 2014-07-29 20:10
Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation

Business booms at Jordan's Zaatari camp

Tue, 2014-07-29 20:06
Syrian refugees spotting business opportunities in Jordan camp

Peers query 'right to be forgotten'

Tue, 2014-07-29 20:02
Demands for web firms to remove personal data to respect people's "right to be forgotten" are unreasonable, peers say.

VIDEO: David Duchovny is a national symbol in Russia

Tue, 2014-07-29 19:48
How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia

Airline sued over pilot abuse claims

Tue, 2014-07-29 19:40
British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.

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