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Science chief warns on acid oceans 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:18:50 GMT 
    The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.


EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:59:54 GMT 
    The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.


Cancer-killing cells made in the lab 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:27:46 GMT 
    Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.


First transplant of 'dead' heart 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:25 GMT 
    Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".


Northampton 34-6 Ospreys 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:04:51 GMT 
    Four tries from Wales wing George North see Saints end Ospreys' unbeaten start to the season in the Champions Cup.


Liverpool 0-0 Hull City 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:10:19 GMT 
    Liverpool fail to break down a resolute Hull City side as Reds striker Mario Balotelli suffers another frustrating day.


The day UFOs stopped play 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:31:00 GMT 
    In 1954, a football game in Florence was interrupted by UFOs flying over the stadium. The spectacle was witnessed by more than 10,000 people – but what was it?


How to solve brain-teasers set by a top puzzle master 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:32:50 GMT 
    The Magazine recently wrote about the late puzzle master extraordinaire, Martin Gardner, and shared some of his brain-teasers - as promised, here are the answers.


Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:29:57 GMT 
    Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.


Younus sets Pakistan century record 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:27:29 GMT 
    Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai.


Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:01:04 GMT 
    Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.


Life terms for Argentina jail crimes 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:56:09 GMT 
    An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s.


Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:00:15 GMT 
    Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.


Two US Ebola nurses free of virus 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:10:30 GMT 
    Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.


Lamont quits after role 'questioned' 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:40:31 GMT 
    Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont resigns saying senior party members had "questioned" her role amid the "serious challenges" faced by Labour in Scotland.
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