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AdBlock Plus wins again in court 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:15:34 GMT 
    The makers of an advert-blocking browser plug-in defeat a second attempt to ban their product this year.

Criminals steal US tax returns 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 13:14:14 GMT 
    A security breach at the United States' Internal Revenue Service has allowed criminals to gain access to more than 100,000 tax returns.

Broadway enjoys record season 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 08:26:57 GMT 
    New York's theatreland enjoys its best ever season for 2014-2015, breaking box office and attendance records.

Mans Zelmerlow climbs UK chart 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 09:15:39 GMT 
    Swedish Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow soars to number three in the mid-week music chart with his upbeat song Heroes.

Mice in space develop thin skin 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:45:11 GMT 
    A study of three mice that spent 91 days on the International Space Station finds abnormalities in their skin.

Crowd size estimated with phone data 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 00:10:09 GMT 
    A study tests the idea that large crowds can be counted using data from mobile phone usage and Twitter.

Excess caffeine health warning - EU 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 13:28:02 GMT 
    Drinking more than five espressos worth of caffeine a day may be damaging to health, according to the European Food Safety Authority.

Teen obesity 'link to bowel cancer' 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 23:07:18 GMT 
    Being overweight or obese in adolescence is linked to a greater risk of bowel cancer later in life, a study suggests.

Lucic-Baroni stuns third seed Halep 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 14:44:31 GMT 
    Third seed and 2014 runner-up Simona Halep is knocked out of the French Open by world number 70 Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

Fifa crisis 'cannot continue' 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:22:20 GMT 
    Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein says Fifa must oust president Sepp Blatter to restore confidence in football's governing body.

Sending ice to Antarctica 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 00:37:55 GMT 
    Scientists have come up with a new way of preserving samples of ice from mountain glaciers. They are creating an ice vault in the coldest place on Earth - Antarctica.

The falcon hospital of Qatar 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 00:14:43 GMT 
    Hunting with falcons is a popular sport in the Gulf - and Qatar's capital city, Doha, has a specialist hospital where injured birds are treated.

Meet YouTube's 8-bit movie makers 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 16:49:35 GMT 
    A team which recreates popular films as 8-bit video games is attracting millions of views on YouTube.

'Dancing Man' parties in Los Angeles 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 12:00:04 GMT 
    A British man who attracted global support after "fat-shaming" images of him were posted online attends a party in his honour in Los Angeles.

Madagascar MPs vote to sack leader 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 15:43:37 GMT 
    Parliamentarians in Madagascar vote to impeach President Hery Rajaonarimampianina in a surprise move.
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