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Japan economy at brink of deflation 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:10:14 GMT 
    Annual core consumer inflation in Japan, the world's third-largest economy, stopped rising for the first time in nearly two years in February.


Safari users win right to sue 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:25:12 GMT 
    Google loses Court of Appeal bid to stop consumers having right to sue in UK over alleged misuse of privacy settings.


Children on screens six hours a day 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:13:07 GMT 
    A market research firm which has been collating the media habits of children for 20 years has published a comprehensive report on children's media habits.


Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer dies 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:27:01 GMT 
    Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, dies at the age of 83.


Dermot O'Leary leaves The X Factor 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:43:08 GMT 
    Presenter and broadcaster Dermot O'Leary will no longer host ITV's The X Factor after eight years on the programme.


Greens ‘want 1% of GDP for science’ 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:32:19 GMT 
    A pledge by the Greens to double science funding contrasts with the statements offered by five other party leaders, answering a call to set out their policies on science.


Polar ice shelf thinning speeds up 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:52:35 GMT 
    Eighteen years of satellite data reveal an acceleration in the thinning of many of Antarctica's floating ice shelves.


Office workers 'too sedentary' 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:54:21 GMT 
    Office workers need to get up and move around more, according to a new campaign.


Fitness linked to lower cancer risk 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:44:31 GMT 
    Very fit men in their late 40s are less likely to get lung cancer and colorectal cancer than unfit men, a study in JAMA Oncology suggests.


Hamilton left 'heavily compromised' 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:50:00 GMT 
    Lewis Hamilton's preparations for Sunday's Malaysian GP have been "heavily compromised" by reliability problems.


Pietersen could 'tear apart' England 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:42:02 GMT 
    Bringing back Kevin Pietersen could "tear apart the fabric" of the England team, says former Australia coach John Buchanan.


The beast of the Danube 
  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:46:19 GMT 
    The Danube salmon's last hunting grounds in Europe can be found in the Balkans - but a rash of dam-building poses a risk to its habitat.


The men who uncovered Assyria 
  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:41:43 GMT 
    Islamic State is destroying ancient cities excavated by three remarkable men in the middle of the 19th Century - among them the first Iraqi archaeologist.


Work earlier in summer, says Japan PM 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:17:45 GMT 
    Japan's prime minister says people should start work earlier during summer months for a better work-life balance.


Love blooms for rival Russian MPs 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:51:34 GMT 
    Two Russian MPs from different political parties get married after falling in love in parliament.
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