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Does limiting the power of appliances save energy?

September 2, 2014 - 19:20
Would banning high-power appliances actually save energy?
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Thieving monkey hands out money

September 2, 2014 - 19:20
A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
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Clacton by-election set for October

September 2, 2014 - 19:03
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.
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Egypt police killed in Sinai attack

September 2, 2014 - 19:01
At least eight policemen have been killed in a bomb attack on a convoy in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, officials say.
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Ebola 'threatens' W Africa harvests

September 2, 2014 - 19:00
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.
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Coahuila approves same-sex marriage

September 2, 2014 - 18:42
Congress in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila legalises same-sex marriage and adoption by gay couples, despite opposition by conservatives.
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Man Utd identity is broken - Phelan

September 2, 2014 - 18:35
Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan fears the club's identity is broken with the departure of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal.
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Have some football clubs overpaid for players?

September 2, 2014 - 18:31
Have some football clubs overpaid for their new players?
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Swiss economy stalls as EU slows

September 2, 2014 - 18:22
Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.
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Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63

September 2, 2014 - 17:56
Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.
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Russian sex geckos die in orbit

September 2, 2014 - 17:51
Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.
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McDormand picks up Venice award

September 2, 2014 - 17:49
Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand is honoured with the visionary talent award at the Venice Film Festival.
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Ivory Coast get go-ahead to host tie

September 2, 2014 - 17:24
Ivory Coast get government permission to play their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in Abidjan.
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Clegg defends UK terror response

September 2, 2014 - 17:20
The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.
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Uber banned across Germany by court

September 2, 2014 - 17:04
A Frankfurt court tells car pick-up service Uber to stop taking passengers or face a fine because it lacks permits to operate in Germany.
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Police start probe into abuse cases

September 2, 2014 - 16:57
The police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal says it is to start a "fully independent investigation".
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Brain 'can learn to eat healthily'

September 2, 2014 - 16:53
The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, suggests a study from the US.
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Russia 'to alter military doctrine'

September 2, 2014 - 16:23
Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.
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Beauty queen wants apology for crown

September 2, 2014 - 16:08
A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.
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Musician Watt makes non-fiction list

September 2, 2014 - 16:05
Everything But The Girl musician Ben Watt is announced as part of the 15-strong longlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction.
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