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HTC handheld camera to rival GoPro

October 8, 2014 - 5:01pm
HTC unveils a wide angle, waterproof, camera that does not have a viewfinder or screen, which is set to compete with the GoPro range.
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Stewart told ECB of parody insiders

October 8, 2014 - 4:20pm
Alec Stewart told England bosses in 2012 that some of Kevin Pietersen's team-mates had access to a mocking Twitter account.
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Cumberbatch kicks off film festival

October 8, 2014 - 4:19pm
Hundreds of screaming fans welcome Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley on a wet red carpet at the gala opening of this year's BFI London Film Festival.
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UK sending 750 troops to tackle Ebola

October 8, 2014 - 4:14pm
The UK is sending 750 military personnel to Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond confirms.
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Apology from S Korea ferry skipper

October 8, 2014 - 4:11pm
The captain of a South Korean ferry which sank with the loss of 304 lives apologises in court - but denies committing murder.
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What can Hong Kong talks achieve?

October 8, 2014 - 3:11pm
What can Hong Kong talks really achieve?
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US Ebola patient dies in hospital

October 8, 2014 - 3:10pm
The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola within the US, a man who contracted it in Liberia, has died in hospital in Dallas.
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Cheaper phone calls in East Africa

October 8, 2014 - 2:41pm
Telecom companies in East Africa submit to pressure to cut roaming charges for making and receiving cross-border calls.
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Viral shark snap shows trending technique

October 8, 2014 - 2:32pm
Can anyone with a camera create a viral image?
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UK's Lord Hill approved for EU job

October 8, 2014 - 2:26pm
The UK's Lord Hill has been confirmed as the EU commissioner for financial services after facing questions from MEPs for a second time.
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VIDEO: Kenyans turn out to support Kenyatta

October 8, 2014 - 2:20pm
Some Kenyans demonstrate their support for their President Uhuru Kenyatta outside the International Criminal Court.
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US markets cheer Fed minutes

October 8, 2014 - 2:11pm
US markets rise sharply after minutes from the September meeting of the Federal Reserve indicate that US central bankers are wary of raising rates too soon.
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Ebola nurse 'may have touched face'

October 8, 2014 - 1:34pm
The Spanish nurse infected with Ebola touched her face with her gloves after treating a priest who died from the disease, a doctor says.
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VIDEO: WW1: The crucial battle for Togo

October 8, 2014 - 1:22pm
The German communications hub at the heart of a WW1 battle
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"Oye El Consejo" (Listen to My Advice) performed by Los Guayaberos, the musical group of legendary Cuban composer, Faustino Oramas (1911-2007; "El Guayabero").