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Valve shuts down paid 'mod' system 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:58:15 GMT 
    Angry gamers have forced Valve to end an initiative that let people who make modifications or "mods" for games get paid for their work.

Yahoo tests ears as phone ID system 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:48:55 GMT 
    Yahoo Labs develops a way of identifying smartphone owners by their ears, fists and palms.

Entertainer Keith Harris dies 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:20:46 GMT 
    Entertainer Keith Harris, best known for performances with his puppet Orville, has died, his agent says.

British stars bolster Tony nominees 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:11:52 GMT 
    British stars Carey Mulligan, Ruth Wilson and Dame Helen Mirren are all in the running for best actress at the Tony Awards.

Vatican urges action on climate 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:54:37 GMT 
    The Vatican Science Academy urges politicians to end their "infatuation" with a form of economic growth that is ruining the Earth.

Amazon: 1% of trees store 50% carbon 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:14:02 GMT 
    About 1% of all the tree species in the Amazon rainforest account for half of the carbon locked in the region, a study estimates.

Diet swap study shows junk food harm 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:03:44 GMT 
    A two-week diet swap experiment hints at just how damaging a junk food diet might be to our guts.

Pepsi to ditch artificial sweetener 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:59:55 GMT 
    A controversial artificial sweetener is being removed from Diet Pepsi in the US following consumer concerns about its safety.

Collapsed player needs 'miracle' 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:28:00 GMT 
    Belgian defender Gregory Mertens needs a "miracle" after collapsing on the pitch with a heart-related illness.

Trump holds big lead over Ding 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:56:26 GMT 
    Judd Trump opens up a commanding 6-2 lead in the quarter-final of the World Championship against Ding Junhui.

The rise and fall of the Bombshell Bandit 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:45:22 GMT 
    In the summer of 2014 an unusual bank robber shocked, mystified and captivated the US. The Bombshell Bandit tells Jeff Maysh her story.

The moment Nepal's earthquake hit my home 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:49:10 GMT 
    Nepali journalist Bhrikuti Rai describes the moment the earthquake hit her flat in Kathmandu and reports how people in the capital are coping.

Tiny robots can carry huge loads 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:28:19 GMT 
    Scientists at Stanford University have been showing off MicroTugs - small robots that have superhuman strength.

Russian WW2 poster Luftwaffe gaffe 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:39:00 GMT 
    A Russian mayor apologises after Nazi pilots feature in World War Two victory poster.

Anger over 'Hottentot Venus' grave 
  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:50:38 GMT 
    The defacing of the grave in South Africa of a woman who was exhibited in Europe during the 19th Century causes outrage.
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