New York train crash probe begins
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New York train crash probe begins
The US authorities begin an investigation into the causes of Sunday's New York crash in which four people were killed and more than 60 injured.
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UN implicates Assad in war crimes
The UN says there is evidence war crimes have been authorised in Syria at the "highest level", including by President Bashar al-Assad.
Amazon testing drones for deliveries
Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is testing unmanned drones to deliver goods to customers, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos says.
Energy drinks 'change heartbeat'
Energy drinks packed with caffeine can change the way the heart beats, which could be risky for children, researchers warn.
China tensions cloud Biden Asia trip
US Vice-President Joe Biden is heading for East Asia, amid high tensions in the region over China's newly-declared air defence identification zone.
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Business
Amazon testing drones for deliveries
Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is testing unmanned drones to deliver goods to customers, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos says.
Saab to resume making cars in Sweden
Saab will restart production on Monday as the firm's new owners look to get the carmaker back on track, two years after it went bankrupt.
Technology
Amazon testing drones for deliveries
Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is testing unmanned drones to deliver goods to customers, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos says.
Facebook mugging apology 35 years on
A mugger has apologised to his victim 35 years after the event after finding him on Facebook.
Autos
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Raging bull waves goodbye
Lamborghini Gallardo makes its last stand – among the week's most compelling photos.
 
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Nissan's eye on the future
Augmented reality bows in Tokyo, US regulators get tough on mobile devices and batteries contract a power-boosting virus – among the top stories in tech.
Capital
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Beat stepfamily money woes
Blended family dynamics are tricky. Follow our step-by-step guide to financial planning for second marriages.
 
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Perks of the job
You don't need to work for a dot com to enjoy some amazing workplace extras
Culture
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The time is right for Lat-Am art
As spectacular new museums open in Miami Beach and Mexico City, interest has never been higher in artists from the region, reports Georgina Adam.
 
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Man's world: Gifts for him
Ideas for the culturally discerning chap, from a campfire ukulele and a Guggenheim phone case to the Swiss Army Knife and the new book on Wes Anderson.
Future
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Dirty tricks of city design
Hidden in our streets and buildings are "unpleasant designs" that force us to make certain choices, discovers Frank Swain.
 
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Plans to set up home in space
An ambitious idea for giant orbiting homes in space is being resurrected by a think tank that predicted travelling to the Moon 30 years before it happened.
Travel
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Gift guide 2013: Gadgets
From a camera that takes high-tech shots with old-school glamour to lenses that amp up your iPhone, these five items will please even the most tech-savvy traveller.
 
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Business trip: New York City
The city that never sleeps is on a roll, with a record 52 million visitors in 2012 and a total of 100,000 hotel rooms expected by 2014.
 
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