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Rail upgrade 'raises hack risks' 
  Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:35:30 GMT 
    A government adviser warns that a new hi-tech rail signalling system could be hacked by terrorists to cause train crashes.

US child star 'takes own life' 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:29:11 GMT 
    Sawyer Sweeten, the child star of hit US show Everybody Loves Raymond, takes his own life at his family home in Texas.

Native Americans quit Sandler set 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:40:31 GMT 
    Several Native American actors walk off the set of an Adam Sandler comedy, claiming the film is "totally disrespectful" of Apache culture.

Hastings fishermen seek 'fair share' 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:23:02 GMT 
    In the tightly contested seat of Hastings and Rye, it is the topic of fishing quotas that has become a key election issue

'We print people': The world of 3D portraiture 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:31:48 GMT 
    An up-close encounter with the growing business of little, 3D-printed portraits. Cool or just a little bit creepy?

Hope over child malaria vaccine tests 
  Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:01:19 GMT 
    Final clinical trials of a malaria vaccine - the first to reach this stage - suggest it could protect one third of children against malaria, according to data published in The Lancet.

Niger schools shut over meningitis 
  Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:24:22 GMT 
    All schools in and around Niger's capital, Niamey, are to stay shut until Monday because of a meningitis outbreak that has killed 85 people this year.

Southampton 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:13:43 GMT 
    Tottenham twice came from behind against Southampton to earn a valuable point in the battle to secure European football for next season.

Higgins loses out to Ding at Worlds 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:40:05 GMT 
    Ex-champions John Higgins and Graeme Dott are knocked out at the Crucible, as Ding Junhui and Stuart Bingham progress.

Getting aid to a war zone in a swarm of drones 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:05:30 GMT 
    A swarm of tiny drones has been developed by a US Air Force pilot in the hope that they will deliver aid into war torn Syria - 1kg at a time.

The migrants who took over a Sicilian palace 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:40:30 GMT 
    Many young Sicilians are poor and jobless, so they have something in common with migrants arriving from Africa - and sometimes even occupy empty homes together.

PM's 'brain fade' over football team 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:44:38 GMT 
    David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan.

Swiss town ends St Bernard snaps 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:36:14 GMT 
    Officials in the Swiss mountain resort Zermatt say they are ending the practice of allowing tourists to pose for photos with the iconic St Bernard dogs.

Malawians boycott South African shops 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:43:23 GMT 
    South African-owned shops in Malawi stay closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks.

Reprieve for China wife on death row 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:34:37 GMT 
    A Chinese court gives a two-year reprieve to a woman sentenced to death for murdering her abusive husband.
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