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Watchmakers take aim at smart copies 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:14:28 GMT 
    Leading watchmakers are fed up with websites offering their designs for smartwatch download and have begun a campaign to stop it, according to reports.


More Bill Cosby shows cancelled in US 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:49:53 GMT 
    Two more Bill Cosby shows are axed as the veteran comedian continues to face allegations of sexual assault.


International Emmys for UK shows 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:15:45 GMT 
    British TV productions win three awards at the International Emmys in the US, including a best drama prize for axed Channel 4 series Utopia.


Climate fixes 'could harm billions' 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:12:15 GMT 
    Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.


Gravity map traces ocean circulation 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:37:30 GMT 
    Scientists use gravity data to produce what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move.


Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:33:53 GMT 
    The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.


Brain's dementia weak spot found 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:06:07 GMT 
    The brain has a weak spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, according to experts who have pinpointed the region using scans.


Manchester City 3-2 Bayern Munich 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:09:17 GMT 
    Sergio Aguero boosts Manchester City's Champions League hopes with two late goals to beat Bayern Munich 3-2.


Javid wants Fifa to publish report 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:27 GMT 
    The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.


The mysterious disappearance of a celebrity preacher 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:19:57 GMT 
    Aimee Semple McPherson was one of the most glamorous women in the US in the 1920s - but there is still one unexplained mystery in the evangelist's life.


The battle for control of the cigarette packet 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:15:37 GMT 
    As cigarette packet health warnings grow ever bigger and gorier, tobacco companies have been finding other ways to give their products a distinctive look and feel.


Tourists flock to 'see democracy' 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:49:55 GMT 
    Taiwan's local elections are a tourist attraction for Chinese visitors.


Anger at 'no single women' signs 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:32:23 GMT 
    Restaurants in conservative Arab kingdom worried about 'flirting'.


Many dead in twin Nigeria blasts 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:03:54 GMT 
    Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up at a crowded market in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 78 people, hospital staff say.


Top Thai policeman 'defamed royals' 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:34:49 GMT 
    A third senior police officer in Thailand is charged with insulting the monarchy, bribery and corruption as part of a major investigation.
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