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Plebgate police spun web of lies, court told

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:39
Andrew Mitchells QC says detail of Downing Street encounter leaked to the Sun by police officers was wholly false Continue reading...
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Japanese recession weighs on markets; Bundesbank says German economy remains sluggish live

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:38

The global economy has taken another knock, as Japan unexpectedly falls back into recession hours after the UK prime minister warns of instability and uncertainty.

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Frozen: Christmas 2014 toys, rated by kids and their parents

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:35

Abandon hope: the Frozen juggernaut is unstoppable this Christmas. A recent survey* revealed 34.7% of all childrens gifts this year will be Frozen-themed. So give in, and get some quiet time, with these toys chosen by a panel of mini-Elsas, Annas, Olafs and Kristofs. Not Prince Hans. though. We do have some standards

[*Source: Department of Spurious Surveys, University of the Guardian]

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Tony Abbott lauds Xi Jinpings commitment to fully democratic China

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:33
Chinas president mentioned democracy in wide-ranging speech to Australian parliament, but experts suggest Abbott misunderstood Continue reading...






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Sierra Leone doctor brought to US for Ebola treatment dies

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:31

Dr Martin Salia, a permanent US resident, was being treated in Nebraska after leaving Freetown on Friday by air ambulance

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Slipknot to headline at Download festival 2015

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:30

The horror-rockers will top the bill at the annual rock and metal event for the third time with support from Judas Priest

Slipknot: 10 of the best

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If you believe in freedom of expression, support Abode of Chaos

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:30
This French art museum has attracted protests for its chaotic topical imagery. But does that mean it should be closed? Continue reading...
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Facebook, Google and Apple lobby for curb to NSA surveillance

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:28

A coalition of the biggest names in consumer technology have backed a US bill that would limit surveillance and prevent bulk email collection

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Serco chairman Alaistair Lyons resigns

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:27
Head of scandal-hit outsourcing group says it had been his intention to resign once a new strategy was in place Continue reading...






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Halliburton to buy oilfield services giant Baker Hughes for $35bn

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:26

Merger expected to raise antitrust concerns as Halliburton says it was prepared to divest businesses to meet regulators demands

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Fifa whistleblowers submit formal complaint over blowing their cover

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:25
Almajid and Mersiades object to treatment in ethics report
Assurances of confidentiality were breached by Eckert
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Photo highlights of the day

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:22

The Guardians picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world including a peanut festival min India, Naiza Bazi action in Pakistan, Solange Knowles white wedding in Louisiana and an Indian basket weaver

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Like Putin, can you get by on four hours sleep?

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:20
Tough leaders such as Vladimir Putin or Margaret Thatcher boast about their meagre slumber needs. Tell us how much shuteye you need to function Continue reading...






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Doncaster crash: friends speak of overwhelming grief after five students die

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:20
Danum academy pupils and headteacher pay tribute to amazing and lively victims of South Yorkshire road accident Continue reading...






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Craig Gordon to put wilderness years behind him in Scotland game

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:14
The goalkeeper is playing well for Celtic although a knee injury that forced him out of the game could have ended his career Continue reading...






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New South Wales and Victoria 'going backwards on renewable energy'

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:07

South Australia now the most favourable state for solar and wind investment, reveals new Climate Council report

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From Johnny Depp to Hunter S Thompson: no such thing as a glamorous drunk

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:07

The actors half-cut appearance at an awards show turns back the clock to the glory days of the Hollywood hellraiser. But was it really that much fun?

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Neil Gaiman: Libraries are cultural 'seed corn'

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:05

The author tells Toby Litt how these safe spaces were vital to him as a child, and why their closure endangers our future

Love letters to libraries: share your tribute to your favourite

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