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Drone firm blocks White House flights 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:56:50 GMT 
    Chinese drone-maker DJI is to prevent its kit from flying over much of the US capital, following the crash of one of its aircraft into the White House lawn.

'Sanction tech firms', says Hollande 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:21:08 GMT 
    France's President calls for an international legal framework to force tech companies to 'face up to their responsibilities'.

Selma star defends Benedict Cumberbatch 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:17:02 GMT 
    David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King in Selma, says it's "ridiculous" to attack Benedict Cumberbatch for using the term "coloured" during an interview.

H is for Hawk wins Costa book prize 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:54:52 GMT 
    Helen Macdonald wins the Costa Book of the Year Award for 2014 for her personal account of trying to train a goshawk after the death of her father.

Scottish fracking block announced 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:57:04 GMT 
    The Scottish government announces a block on planned fracking operations, pending the outcome of further inquiries.

Curiosity rover back in the groove 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:40:28 GMT 
    Nasa's Curiosity rover gets straight back to work after a software upgrade by drilling a new test hole.

Bank chief warns of pandemic threat 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:42:22 GMT 
    The world is "dangerously unprepared" for future pandemics like the deadly Ebola outbreak, the president of the World Bank warns.

E. coli found in Winnipeg water 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:14:37 GMT 
    Residents in the Canadian city of Winnipeg have been instructed to boil their drinking water after testing found E. coli and other bacteria in the water supply.

Guinea 1-1 Mali 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:11:17 GMT 
    Lots will decide whether Guinea or Mali reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after they drew 1-1 in Mongomo.

Atlético Madrid 2-3 Barcelona (agg 2-4) 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:52:37 GMT 
    Barcelona reach the Copa del Rey semi-finals with victory against nine-man Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon.

The woman who swapped home for a hut near Chechnya 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:04:06 GMT 
    When Devi Asmadiredja's husband told her to leave their German home, she found a new life in the remote mountains near Chechnya.

Still thirsty after Malawi's flood 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:05:20 GMT 
    For weeks Malawi experienced drought, then came a flood - but many people still lacked clean water.

Irish post returns Santa letter 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:02:01 GMT 
    Ireland's postal service apologises after a child finds her letter to Santa returned with an "insufficient address" sticker.

'Daughter wanted' in Chinese advert 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:18:48 GMT 
    Doctor says she wants to find someone to keep her company and inherit her business.

Suicide attack against Mali Tuaregs 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:51:45 GMT 
    Suicide bombers and armed attackers kill about a dozen people in an assault on Tuareg rebel positions in northern Mali, security sources say.
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