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Assassination plot
report false: PMO

Prime Minister's Office describes the media report as 'totally baseless, misleading and intentional'

Can BRICS credit rating agency ever take off?

A new credit rating agency by the BRICS will be a dud if existing challenges are not addressed

The Google logo is seen on a smartphone in front of a displayed HTC logo in this illustration taken Sep 21, 2017. Reuters

Will HTC claw back its lost market?

The $1.1b Google deal marks a retreat from the Taiwanese firm's smartphone legacy

London licence: Uber ready to make concessions

The US taxi firm hopes to reverse decision to refuse licence to operate in the city

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Toronto under 'heat warning' as weather freak continues

The heat alert unusually came at the beginning of the fall season

New scale developed to measure wisdom

Research evidence suggests wisdom level is dictated to a large degree by neurobiology

Exercise linked to reduced anxiety

Research review suggests resistance exercises like weight lifting significantly reduce anxiety

Cast member Colin Firth arrives with his wife Livia Giuggioli for the world premiere of

Colin Firth gets Italian citizenship

The British actor has often played the role of a quintessential Englishman in his many films

'Stop segregating cinema into regions'

The star system died in Hollywood 10 years ago and Bollywood is also heading towards it, says the filmmaker

Tattoos move into cultural mainstream

Over 400 artists from around the world join the annual London Tattoo Convention

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A security officer and an Apple Store staff are seen before the opening hours of the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district, Japan, September 22, 2017. Reuters

A muted launch for iPhone 8

Fans hold out for the premium iPhone X, due out in early November

Christian Democratic Union CDU party leader and German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks after first exit polls in the German general election (Bundestagswahl) in Berlin, Germany, September 24, 2017. Reuters

Merkel wins fourth
term: Exit polls

Far-right set to enter German parliament

Cast member Colin Firth arrives with his wife Livia Giuggioli for the world premiere of

Colin Firth gets Italian citizenship

The British actor has often played the role of a quintessential Englishman in his many films