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O'Brien to join Rocky Horror revival 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:55:30 GMT 
    Rocky Horror Show creator Richard O'Brien will play the musical's narrator for a series of special shows, his first UK performances in the role for more than 20 years.

Delay in Katy Perry convent battle 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:16:47 GMT 
    Pop star Katy Perry is warned she faces a long delay in her attempt to buy a former convent due to a legal battle between nuns and an archbishop.

AA joins protest at green changes 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:46:55 GMT 
    The AA joins green groups in warning that recent changes in energy policy will harm the climate.

Wales surf wave generator starts up 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:06:00 GMT 
    The first waves have peeled across an artificial surf lagoon built on the site of an old aluminium works on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park.

'Abortion pill' legalised in Canada 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:20:18 GMT 
    Canadian health authorities have approved the drug RU-486, commonly known as the abortion pill.

Prostate cancer: Five types 'found' 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:37:11 GMT 
    Scientists identify five types of prostate cancer, each with a distinct genetic signature.

Walcott signs new Arsenal deal 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:12:03 GMT 
    Arsenal and England striker Theo Walcott ends speculation about his future at the club by signing a new four-year deal.

Injured Anderson out of fourth Test 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:49:36 GMT 
    England bowler James Anderson is ruled out of the current and fourth Ashes Tests with a side strain.

Terror on the beach 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:00 GMT 
    Thirty-eight people were killed by a gunman at the Tunisian resort of Sousse. Here survivors tell their story.

A tourist in the land of the ayatollahs 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:18:35 GMT 
    Iran hasn't presented an inviting face to the outside world over the last few decades, but the UK Foreign Office now says it's fine to visit - so what's it like?

Chad imposes 'terror' death penalty 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:33:23 GMT 
    Following attacks by Boko Haram militants, MPs in Chad vote to reinstate the death penalty for acts of terrorism six months after it was abolished.

Indian teachers 'kidnapped in Libya' 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:59:13 GMT 
    Four Indian teachers have been kidnapped in Libya, India's foreign ministry says.

Taiwan ministry stormed by students 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:46:34 GMT 
    Hundreds of students in Taiwan storm the education ministry, protesting against proposed changes to the curriculum which they say promote a pro-China view.

Shooting at S Lanka campaign rally 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:30:12 GMT 
    Unidentified gunmen open fire at a political campaign rally in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, killing one and injuring 12.

NHS recruitment from EU 'aggressive' 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:32 GMT 
    Nursing leaders in Portugal, Spain and Italy say "aggressive strategies" are being used to "fool" a growing number of their staff into working in the NHS.
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