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BBC unveils final Micro Bit design 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:56:23 GMT 
    The BBC's forthcoming mini-computer gains features absent in an earlier prototype, but is also to be more bulky when used as a standalone device.

Google pulls 'undeletable' app 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:39:43 GMT 
    Google removes a malicious app from its Play store that disguises itself as a popular program.

Cosby gave woman drugs before sex 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:17:45 GMT 
    US comedian Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to obtaining sedatives with the intent of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with, court documents say.

Karate Kid producer Weintraub dies 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:23:05 GMT 
    Jerry Weintraub, the Hollywood producer of the Karate Kid and Ocean's Eleven films, dies in California aged 77.

Pluto probe 'on course' for flyby 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:17:07 GMT 
    The New Horizons spacecraft lost very little science data when it went into "safe mode" at the weekend, the mission team says.

'More hot summers' for parts of UK 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:15:05 GMT 
    Scorching summers such as the one in 2003 look set to become more common in England and Wales, a study suggests.

Ageing rates vary widely, says study 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:50:23 GMT 
    A study of people born in the same year has uncovered a huge difference in the speed at which their bodies age.

Brazil introduces caesarean rules 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:33:02 GMT 
    New rules aimed at reducing Brazil's high number of caesarean births come into force.

Ashes 2015 set to begin in Cardiff 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:51:44 GMT 
    England captain Alastair Cook challenges his players to reignite the fervour of 2005 when the Ashes start in Cardiff on Wednesday.

Williams sets up Sharapova semi-final 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:47:46 GMT 
    Serena Williams recovers from a set down to beat Victoria Azarenka and set up a Wimbledon semi-final against Maria Sharapova.

The decline of the 'disgusting' burbot 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:07:05 GMT 
    The burbot is a "flabby and sour-faced" fish which was a delicacy of 19th Century dinner tables - but it has disappeared from British waters.

A pastor for America's outsiders 
  Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:34:44 GMT 
    Nadia Bolz Weber, a foul-mouthed, tattoo-loving Lutheran pastor who was once a Pagan, an alcoholic and a stand-up comedian, is reinventing church.

'Space out' contest held in Beijing 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:22:49 GMT 
    Eighty people gather in central Beijing to stare into space for two hours.

Russia's 'safe selfie' campaign 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:20:53 GMT 
    Government campaign aims to prevent injuries and deaths.

Bomb blast in Nigeria 'kills 25' 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:53:14 GMT 
    At least 25 people have been killed in a bomb attack in northern Nigeria's Zaria city, a senior government official says.
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