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VIDEO: TV forecaster breaks endurance record  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:47:47 GMT
Eli Kari Gjengedal has broken the world record for continuous weather presenting, with 33 hours on screen. 
VIDEO: London hosts Turner and Constable shows  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:02:19 GMT
Rivals in life, two of Britain's greatest painters William Turner and John Constable, are the subjects of major exhibitions in London. 
VIDEO: Intel's new dual-screen laptop  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 02:20:36 GMT
Intel says it has several manufacturers building new computers based on the novel dual-screen laptop concept it has just unveiled. 
VIDEO: China’s online shopping revolution  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:52:53 GMT
The Chinese internet giant Alibaba is set to raise billions on the US stock exchange and is expected to be one of the biggest share offerings in history. 
VIDEO: First buyer drops brand-new iPhone 6  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:15:41 GMT
The first person to buy the iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, dropped his new gadget during an interview with a TV reporter. 
Slippery banana study wins Ig Nobel  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:48:00 GMT
Research that investigated why bananas are slippery when you step on them wins one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes. 
Shares rise in London on 'No' vote  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:49:37 GMT
Shares rise in London after Scotland rejects independence, as a rally in the pound fades. 
Scottish 'No' vote 'relief' for firms  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:46:30 GMT
Businesses speak of 'relief' over Scotland's rejection of independence, and banks say they will no longer be shifting operations out of Scotland. 
Google and Apple to force encryption  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:55:04 GMT
Google and Apple commit to encrypting users' data by default, to protect against hackers and the requests of law enforcement agencies. 
Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:14:29 GMT
Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives. 
Spacey stalker given four years  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:49:24 GMT
A woman who engaged in a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign against actor Kevin Spacey has been sentenced to more than four years in prison. 
Dancers suing Cher over race  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:29:22 GMT
Three dancers are suing Cher for race and age discrimination amid claims she said there was "too much colour" on her tour. 
'Artificial eye' to detect particles  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:12:25 GMT
The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse particle collisions 400 times faster than currently possible. 
Forest land rights need global focus  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:21:47 GMT
Recognising the land rights of local people could provide cost-effective protection for many of the world's tropical forests, a report says. 
Ebola health team killed in Guinea  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:58:45 GMT
Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers in Guinea, officials say.