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VIDEO: Harding's 'lusty' letters published  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:26:36 GMT
Almost 1,000 letters of Warren Harding, the 29th US president, have been published. 
VIDEO: Confetti harvest time in Shropshire  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:51:51 GMT
A natural confetti farm is harvesting and drying its crop, in a harvest that lasts only ten days. 
VIDEO: New tech opens doors for jobseekers  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:51:36 GMT
New technology is opening up whole new careers to young jobseekers who may be having difficulty getting into more established professions. 
VIDEO: Star Trek star Takei's life on film  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:53:52 GMT
Star Trek star George Takei talks about being his childhood experience of living in an internment camp during World War Two. 
VIDEO: British dancer returns from Russia  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:02:28 GMT
A dancer from Hull who became the first British dancer to be employed by the Mariinsky Ballet in Russia returns to the UK to perform with the company at Covent Garden. 
Airline apology over drug warning  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:16:53 GMT
Australia's Jetstar apologises after an attendant on a Sydney-bound flight warned passengers to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing. 
Star Wars name passport rejected  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:19:46 GMT
A woman who added "Skywalker" as a middle name is told by passport officials that her signature infringes a trademark. 
Twitter shares surge on user growth  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:48:39 GMT
Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%. 
Fastest growth in Spain since 2007  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:51:24 GMT
Spain's economy is growing at its fastest quarterly rate since the end of 2007, but it is also facing a deflation threat 
UK to allow driverless cars on roads  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:29:39 GMT
The UK government says it plans to allow driverless cars on public roads in January, and asks cities to compete to host one of three trials. 
Netflix pays AT&T to ensure quality  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:10:58 GMT
The streaming video service Netflix agrees to pay US telecoms giant AT&T to ensure its content is delivered to users smoothly. 
Hollywood rallies to save celluloid  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:22:34 GMT
Movie directors including Quentin Tarantino and JJ Abrams lead an attempt to save the last Kodak factory that manufactures physical film stock. 
No appeal over Rolf Harris sentence  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:52:24 GMT
Rolf Harris's five-year-and-nine-month jail sentence over sex offences will not be referred to the appeal court, despite 150 complaints over its "leniency". 
Birds beat machines in hover test  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:52:18 GMT
Micro-drones are just starting to catch up with the hovering and flight performance of the tiny hummingbird, say scientists. 
How faces drive first impressions  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:23:36 GMT
UK scientists model the physical attributes that underpin our social judgements about strangers.