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Morrisons board to be grilled by shareholders over £1m bonus to sacked CEO Dalton Philips

Sources told Sky News that they expected around 20% of votes to be cast against company's pay report.
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U.S. economy contracted in Q1

The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter, as the dollar hit corporate profits. Consumer confidence gains some traction but still weak. Bobbi Rebell reports.






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Buhari sworn in as President of Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as President of Nigeria, in the country's first democratic handover of power from a sitting leader to a rival. As Grace Pascoe reports he faces a number of challenges, including a slowing economy that's been hit hard by weak oil prices.






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Google makes Android more family-friendly with new features for parents

Apps for kids getting their own sections on the Google Play store, plus pages for Peppa Pig, Frozen, Star Wars and other brands

Google has launched new features for its Google Play store to make it easier for parents to find Android apps, games and videos for children.

They include a “Family” filter for the store’s apps, games and movies & TV sections; the ability to browse apps by age range plus a new system of “star badges” to display age ratings; and dedicated pages on the store for popular kids’ brands.

Related: The best Android apps for kids of 2014

Related: Apps' data collection from children comes under UK privacy review

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Gamestop reports strong results

Shares of Gamestop jumped in after hours trading after the retailer raised its guidance. Stocks overall slumped in Thursday's session.






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Breakingviews: Tackling FIFA

Breakingviews editors explain why U.S. enforcers have been able to indict FIFA officials and what the anti-corruption push means for Sepp Blatter, the world football organization's president.






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Fifa: Shadow sports minister Clive Efford decries 'disgraceful' sponsors for bankrolling corruption

The Labour MP launched a tirade against the corporations supporting football's governing body.
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Imports weigh on UK economic growth

The UK economy grew by 0.3% in the first quarter, the ONS confirms, with growth being hit by rising imports and a slowdown in the services sector.
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Fifa arrests spark sponsor concerns

Major sponsors express "serious concerns" after the US accuses Fifa officials of racketeering, fraud and money laundering.
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Market round-up: CHR and Aer Lingus deal lifts FTSE 100

FTSE 100 rose by 1.24%, climbing after the Queen's speech
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iPhone bug lets anyone crash your phone with a text message

Glitch in Apple’s iOS chokes when certain non-Latin script is sent in a text message, causing the device to crash

A bug in Apple’s iOS means that anyone can crash an iPhone by simply sending it a certain string of characters in a message.

The bug – discovered by several Reddit users – means that when the message is received it instantly crashes the iPhone and causes it to reboot, as long as the recipient is not viewing their message history at the time.

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Michael Kors reports slowest growth since public listing

Luxury clothes and accessories company's share price plummeted after disappointing results
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Asian markets round-up: Most bourses trade lower after weak Wall Street handover

Nikkei strikes a fresh 15-year high and the benchmark index has gained some 17.3% so far this year.
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US: American Express president Ed Gilligan dies after falling ill on flight to New York

The 55-year-old president of the global bank was travelling home when he was suddenly taken ill.
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Factors that hurt GDP temporary- IHS's Behravesh

Nariman Behravesh, Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight expects growth to come back in the second and third quarter, as the economy moves past temporary hurdles like weather and the port strike.






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From MouthOff to Monument Valley: ustwo's path to apps fame

The inventive London-based studio is planning more games and music-industry moves, as well as investment in startups, in a drive to never be second-guessed

In January, creative studio ustwo made a splash by releasing sales figures for its Monument Valley mobile game.

The game and its Forgotten Shores expansion had cost $1.4m to make, but more than 2.4m sales generated revenue of nearly $5.9m, while the game scooped sackfuls of awards.

Related: The best apps of 2014 for Android, iPhone and iPad

Related: Dice gambles on shaking up gig tickets: 'We're getting rid of the friction'

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Apple publishes workaround for message bug that crashes iOS devices

Getting Siri to read unread messages then using voice-control features to reply fixes iMessage issue, in advance of full software update

Hey Siri, can you help me get access to my texts again after that strange message I received consisting of non-Latin characters crashed my iPhone? In advance of a software update to fix the bug, yes it can.

Apple has published a temporary workaround for iOS users affected by the bug, which was uncovered earlier in the week for iPhones, and subsequently revealed to be capable of affecting the Apple Watch, iPads and Macs.

Related: iPhone text message bug can crash Apple Watch, iPad and Mac too

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Google unveils Android 'M' software with focus on security and battery life

New version of Android software for smartphones, tablets, watches and TVs outlined at Google I/O developer conference and will be released later this year

Google’s next version of Android software for smartphones, tablets, watches and TVs is called “M” and will aim to beef up security while conserving battery life, the tech company announced on Thursday at I/O, its annual developer conference in San Francisco.

With Android M, Google is attempting to spread its mobile operating system far and wide, building on previous initiatives with last year’s Android “Lollipop” and its developing-world focused Android One for low-cost smartphones.

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B&M reports 55.7% profit rise in first full-year results

There are 530 B&M stores in the UK, a massive expansion since Bobby and Simon Arora bought the company in 2004.
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Fifteen drivers to be prosecuted for filming lorry collision on A14

Figures show tenfold increase in six years in number of people facing charges for using a mobile phone behind the wheel

At least 15 motorists are to be prosecuted for using a mobile phone to take pictures or video of a four-lorry pile-up.

The collision happened on the A14 between Histon and Girton, in Cambridgeshire, at about 5.45am on Thursday and involved a lorry carrying seven and a half tonnes of teddy bears. Two of the lorry drivers suffered minor injuries.

This is what was left this morning after our crews rescued a casualty froma two-HGV collision on #A14 w/bound #girton pic.twitter.com/WmrRo0gvUw

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15 motorists to be prosecuted for filming multi-lorry traffic collision

Figures show tenfold increase in number of people prosecuted for using a mobile phone while driving in recent years

At least 15 motorists are to be prosecuted for using a mobile phone to take pictures or video of a four-lorry pile-up.

The collision happened on the A14 between Histon and Girton, in Cambridgeshire, at about 5.45am on Thursday and involved one lorry which was carrying seven and a half tonnes of teddy bears. Two of the lorry drivers suffered minor injuries.

This is what was left this morning after our crews rescued a casualty froma two-HGV collision on #A14 w/bound #girton pic.twitter.com/WmrRo0gvUw

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iOS bug lets anyone crash your iPhone with a text message

Glitch causes iOS to choke when certain non-Latin script is sent in a text message, causing the device to crash

A bug in Apple’s iOS means that anyone can crash an iPhone by simply sending it a certain string of characters in a message.

The bug – discovered by several Reddit users – means that when the message is received it instantly crashes the iPhone and causes it to reboot, as long as the recipient is not viewing their message history at the time.

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Swiss arrest top global soccer officials

Swiss police have arrested some of the most powerful figures in global soccer, announcing a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two world cups. As Duarte Garrido reports it's plunged the world's most popular sport into turmoil.






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Queen marks EU referendum countdown

Britain's Queen Elizabeth will set out the government's plans for a European Union membership referendum. As Ciara Lee reports it's taking place as Prime Minister David Cameron faces pressure to explain when it will be held and what changes to the EU he wants before then.






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The iPhone bug that lets anyone crash your phone with a text message

Glitch in Apple’s iOS chokes when certain non-Latin script is sent in a text message, causing the device to crash

A bug in Apple’s iOS means that anyone can crash an iPhone by simplysending it a certain string of characters in a message.

The bug – discovered by several Reddit users – means that when the message is received it instantly crashes the iPhone and causes it to reboot, as long as the recipient is not viewing their message history at the time.

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