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Surveillance firm hit in hack attack 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:27:17 GMT 
    A company that sells surveillance software is hit by a data breach.


BBC to fund over-75s' TV licences 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:21:50 GMT 
    The BBC will be required to cover the cost of providing free television licences for over 75s, the government confirms.


Grohl performs on TV-inspired throne 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:22:17 GMT 
    Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl plays through the pain of a broken leg, sitting atop a Game of Thrones-inspired chair at US gig.


Solar Impulse completes epic flight 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:06:39 GMT 
    Solar Impulse, the aeroplane that is powered only by the sun, lands in Hawaii after making a historic 7,200km flight across the Pacific from Japan.


Cats 'control mice' with chemicals 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 23:08:13 GMT 
    Scientists say a compound in cat urine changes mouse behaviour, making them less afraid of cats.


Dementia support gaps 'fail patients' 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 06:50:20 GMT 
    Patchy support for people with dementia is failing patients and their carers, doctors warn.


Mass vaccination call for rabies 
  Sun, 05 Jul 2015 00:01:05 GMT 
    Renewed efforts are needed to vaccinate dogs against rabies, health experts warn.


McIlroy sustains major ankle injury 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:13:57 GMT 
    Defending champion Rory McIlroy is a doubt for the Open after rupturing an ankle ligament playing football with friends.


Sharapova reaches quarter-finals 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:33:14 GMT 
    Fourth seed Maria Sharapova progresses to the quarter-finals of Wimbledon after beating Zarina Diyas in straight sets.


The special water flown in for Princess Charlotte 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 23:20:25 GMT 
    The special water flown in for the royal christening


Putting the Greek back into Stoicism 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:11:54 GMT 
    How to avoid making a drachma out of a crisis


'Space out' contest held in Beijing 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:22:49 GMT 
    Eighty people gather in central Beijing to stare into space for two hours.


WW2 tank seized from man's cellar 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:07:36 GMT 
    German army removes haul of military hardware from 78-year-old's home.


Tunisia declares state of emergency 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 17:58:52 GMT 
    Tunisia declares a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 people were killed in attack in the resort city of Sousse.


Kenyan 'killer brew' crackdown 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:13:13 GMT 
    Authorities in Kenya are beginning a four-day nationwide crackdown against illicitly brewed alcohol following a recent spate of deaths.
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