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UK gadget contest to help disabled

Britain has launched a competition to encourage entrepreneurs to design apps and gadgets to help the disabled lead more independent lives.
Hundreds of thousands of doses of Ebola vaccine could potentially be rolled out in west Africa by mid-2015, the World Health Organisation says.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the US of undermining the global world order and failing to respect the interests of other countries.
The Queen has passed a technological milestone - sending the first royal tweet under her own name to declare a new Science Museum gallery open.
EU leaders have overcome deep divisions to reach a deal including a commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 per cent 16 years from now.
Never-before-seen British intelligence reports reveal Australia's most controversial journalist, Wilfred Burchett, was under the intense surveillance of British...

BHP pushes demerger at London AGM

BHP Billiton bosses have talked up the company's proposed demerger at its annual general meeting in London.
Two suspected extremists who killed Canadian soldiers in separate attacks this week appear to have followed instructions by al-Qaeda and the Islamic State.
The WA premier says BHP Billiton has already admitted flooding the iron ore market after the company's boss said the suggestion was "completely wrong".
US-led air strikes have killed more than 500 IS militants in Syria's Kobane, many of them foreigners, with Kurd defenders desperate for relief.
The doctor who treated Formula One champion Michael Schumacher after his devastating ski injury says he may recover within three years.
A vote in Ireland's senate to support a Palestinian state comes after a similar nod by the British House of Commons and Swedish MPs.
The historic Spanish town of Osuna is experiencing an influx of tourists since filming of Game of Thrones began on October 16.
Ukraine continues to be troubled by its ongoing gas payment dispute with Russia, as it prepares for the upcoming winter.
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