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Fire ice: The energy of the future?

April 16, 2014 - 7:02pm
Could mining ice provide for all our energy needs and save the world?
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Indian bike messenger firm takes off

April 16, 2014 - 7:02pm
How easy is it for Indian start-up firms to get their wheels turning?
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Cyborg glasses express fake emotions

April 16, 2014 - 7:00pm
A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.
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Bale winner sees Real lift Copa del Rey

April 16, 2014 - 6:51pm
Gareth Bale scores a brilliant late goal as Real Madrid defeat Barcelona 2-1 in the Copa del Rey final in Valencia.
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VIDEO: How Mustang got an Empire view

April 16, 2014 - 6:50pm
A 2015 Ford Mustang convertible had to be cut into six pieces so it could go on display at the top of the Empire State Building.
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Man City 'suffered Liverpool hangover'

April 16, 2014 - 6:18pm
Manuel Pellegrini says his Manchester City side were still thinking about defeat at Liverpool as they were held by Sunderland.
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In pictures: Peru jail puts on musical

April 16, 2014 - 6:14pm
Peru prisoners mark Holy Week with Lloyd Webber musical
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VIDEO: Hunt for 100 abducted girls in Nigeria

April 16, 2014 - 6:06pm
Security forces in Borno State in Nigeria are searching for dozens of teenage girls abducted by suspected members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
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VIDEO: Hundreds missing as S Korea ferry sinks

April 16, 2014 - 5:46pm
A major rescue operation is under way after a ferry carrying more than 470 people sank off the coast of South Korea.
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Manchester City 2-2 Sunderland

April 16, 2014 - 5:44pm
Manchester City's Premier League title hopes are dealt a blow after they are held to a draw by bottom side Sunderland.
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Everton 2-3 Crystal Palace

April 16, 2014 - 5:24pm
Everton hand the initiative back to Arsenal in the race for fourth as they suffer a surprise 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace.
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Blakelock family 'must feel angry'

April 16, 2014 - 5:00pm
Nicholas Jacobs, the man cleared of killing PC Keith Blakelock in 1985, says he would feel "angry and disappointed" if he was a member of the police officer's family.
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First Heartbleed 'hacker' arrested

April 16, 2014 - 4:56pm
A 19-year-old Canadian is charged with hacking the Canada Revenue Agency's website, becoming the first arrest over the Heartbleed security breach.
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VIDEO: NYPD shuts down Muslim 'spying' unit

April 16, 2014 - 4:50pm
A secret New York Police Department programme designed to eavesdrop on Muslims to identify potential terrorism threats has been disbanded.
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VIDEO: CCTV reveals dog as hunted car vandal

April 16, 2014 - 3:57pm
A vandal responsible for puncturing more than two dozen vehicle tyres in a quiet Cumbrian village has been unmasked as a dog.
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Girls missing since 1971 found dead

April 16, 2014 - 3:37pm
The human remains found in a car discovered in a drought-parched South Dakota creek last year were two girls who disappeared in 1971, officials say.
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Brazil troops guard strike-hit Bahia

April 16, 2014 - 3:31pm
Brazil sends thousands of federal troops to maintain order in the north-eastern state of Bahia after police there went on strike over pay.
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Injured Pietersen out of IPL opener

April 16, 2014 - 3:15pm
Kevin Pietersen will miss Delhi Daredevils' IPL opening game against Bangalore on Thursday with a finger injury.
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North Dakota abortion ban overturned

April 16, 2014 - 2:50pm
A US federal judge overthrows a North Dakota law banning abortion after the foetus' heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks in some cases.
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Two killed in M26 five-vehicle crash

April 16, 2014 - 2:35pm
Two people die in a five-vehicle crash which closed the M26 in both directions.
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