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Apple is accused of being "among America's largest tax avoiders" by senators, who say the company avoided paying billions of dollars in taxes.
Yahoo revamps its Flickr photo-sharing service, offering users up to 1TB of storage if they accept adverts.
The sister of an IRA murder victim has accused the SDLP of "putting two fingers up to victims" over its bid to block a bill on special advisers.
Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove says its time for England, Wales and Northern Ireland to go their separate ways on GCSEs and A-levels.
Singer George Michael is being kept in hospital for treatment after sustaining head injuries in a traffic incident, his spokesman confirms.
Cardiff Blues lock Bradley Davies will lead a squad including nine uncapped players on Wales' two-Test tour to Japan.
Golf's ruling bodies announce that anchoring of putters will be banned from competition from January 2016.
Algeria's prime minister denies rumours that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seriously ill, saying he is "improving every day" in Paris after suffering a mini-stroke in April.
Pakistani politician Imran Khan walks a short distance in a brace, two weeks after damaging his spine in an election rally fall.
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Sharing a bed with your newborn baby increases the risk of sudden death syndrome - commonly known as cot death - fivefold, research suggests.
The US military's wireless internet service inside Guantanamo Bay has been shut down following threats by Anonymous hackers
The number of measles cases in Swansea and Powys rises by 20, bringing the total to 1,125, health officials say.
Liverpool will move for Manchester City defender Kolo Toure on a free transfer once his contract expires in June.
Marks and Spencer reports a big fall in annual profits, as troubles in its clothing division continue.
Seven Muslims are jailed for their involvement in religious clashes in the Burmese town of Meiktila that left more than 40 people dead.
Eddie Braben, the writer credited with contributing to the huge success of comedy duo Morecambe and Wise, dies aged 82.
Ten South African miners are injured after rubber bullets were fired at a crowd of striking workers, police say.
Former Rolling Stone editor Ben Fong-Torres pays tribute to his friend, The Doors keyboardist, Ray Manzarek, who has died aged 74 after a long battle with cancer.
A think tank report argues that 18% of public spending on schools could be cut without damaging standards.