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Warming 'pause' may last until 2025 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:45:33 GMT 
    The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures is being caused by the Atlantic Ocean and could last another 10 years, say researchers.

Hints of elusive early stars found 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:33:26 GMT 
    Astronomers may have discovered the chemical signature of one of the Universe's earliest stars.

US Ebola patients out of hospital 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:19:00 GMT 
    One of the US aid workers who recovered from the Ebola virus says he is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital.

Botox may have cancer fighting role 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:18:59 GMT 
    Botox injections - beloved by those seeking a wrinkle-free complexion - may help fight cancer, early animal studies suggest.

Ecclestone to continue in F1 role 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:47:51 GMT 
    Bernie Ecclestone tells the BBC he wants to run Formula 1 for as long as he can after paying £60m to end a bribery trial.

LMA apologises for Mackay statement 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:22:12 GMT 
    The League Managers' Association apologises for the wording of its statement defending Malky Mackay over offensive texts.

What are the main reasons men pay for sex? 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:02:54 GMT 
    There's a stereotypical image of the kind of men who go to prostitutes. How do they explain paying for sex?

Is anti-Semitism rising? 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:18:37 GMT 
    Does the evidence support claims that anti-Semitism has risen since the recent conflict between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza?

Boko Haram 'control police academy' 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:54:13 GMT 
    Northern Nigeria's riot police training academy has been overrun by Boko Haram Islamist militants, sources in Borno state tell the BBC.

Rare China death row acquittal 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:08:44 GMT 
    A man convicted of murdering two children is acquitted by China's highest court, in a rare move.

Iraqi Christians welcomed in France 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:38:41 GMT 
    France welcomes about 40 Iraqi Christian refugees flown to Paris from Irbil in Iraqi Kurdistan after fleeing Islamist fighters.

Shakira song 'broke copyright laws' 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:56:10 GMT 
    Colombian pop star Shakira's hit song Loca was indirectly copied from a Dominican songwriter's work, a US federal judge rules.

Israel kills top Hamas commanders 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:18:58 GMT 
    An Israeli air strike kills three senior Hamas military commanders as Israel vows to pursue its Gaza campaign until it achieves "full security".

Bergdahl prisoner swap 'illegal' 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:19:37 GMT 
    The exchange of five Taliban fighters held at Guantanamo Bay for a captive US soldier violated the law, a US government watchdog agency finds.

Doctors may face 'tougher sanctions' 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:11:10 GMT 
    Failing doctors could be forced to apologise to patients under measures being considered by the medical regulator.
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