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The road that disappears twice a day

Sunday, 25 September 2016 16:59

If you’re planning a trip to France in the near future, make sure to be careful with the roads you take. They might just disappear…

EY to settle charges ex-auditors got 'too close' to clients

Sunday, 25 September 2016 08:27

Accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) is to pay out $9.3m (£7.1m) to settle charges that two of its former auditors got "too close to clients on a personal level", according to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Zuckerberg & Chan aim to tackle all disease by 2100

Thursday, 22 September 2016 14:04

Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged $3bn (£2.3bn) to fund medical research over the next decade.

Oxford tops world university rankings

Thursday, 22 September 2016 14:03

Oxford University has come top of the Times Higher Education world university rankings - a first for a UK university.

Nose-picking ban for Philippines police

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 15:02

Police in the Philippines have been warned not to take selfies or pick their noses while on duty, it's reported.

Hope of UK home for lonely 'Pizza'

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 10:28

Animal welfare charity, Animals Asia, has said the UK's Yorkshire Wildlife Park would be a suitable new home for a "lonely" polar bear named Pizza who is living in a Chinese mall.

Suspicious device found near New Jersey station explodes

Monday, 19 September 2016 16:04

A suspicious device found near a New Jersey railway station exploded as a bomb squad was attempting to disarm it with a robot, officials say.

Chinese actress' death sparks national debate over traditional medicine

Sunday, 18 September 2016 08:18

The death of a young Chinese actress who initially rejected chemotherapy in favour of traditional Chinese medicine has sparked a national debate.

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