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Sue Perkins reveals brain tumour 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:40:44 GMT 
    The Great British Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins says she has been living with a brain tumour for eight years.


Bill Turnbull leaving BBC Breakfast 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:03:34 GMT 
    Bill Turnbull announces he is leaving BBC Breakfast after nearly 15 years saying that was "more than enough for me and the audience"


Climate event 'among strongest' 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:10:42 GMT 
    This year's El Nino weather phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record according to the World Meteorological Organization.


VIDEO: Wild forest lab studies immunity 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:16:46 GMT 
    Patches of Kielder forest are being turned into a wild laboratories, to work out the environmental triggers for common diseases.


New Ebola death in Sierra Leone 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:32:36 GMT 
    A woman who died on Saturday in northern Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, officials have confirmed.


Wasp venom 'a weapon against cancer' 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:01:44 GMT 
    The venom of a wasp native to Brazil could be used as a weapon to fight cancer, scientists believe.


Murray sees off Kyrgios in US Open 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 02:39:00 GMT 
    Britain's Andy Murray wins a pulsating night match against Nick Kyrgios to reach the US Open second round in New York.


Clarke to take indefinite break 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:41:30 GMT 
    Former Australia captain Michael Clarke pulls out of his Big Bash contract and will take an indefinite break from cricket.


William Ash: The cooler king 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:42:42 GMT 
    The real story of the PoW played by Steve McQueen


In pictures: An emotional arrival in Europe 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:34:53 GMT 
    An emotional arrival in Europe


Durban hosts 2022 Commonwealth Games 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 06:47:07 GMT 
    Durban will be the first African city to host the Commonwealth Games as it is confirmed as the venue for 2022.


Nigerian drones to fight oil theft 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:38:07 GMT 
    Nigeria is to deploy drones to monitor ships in an effort to curb the rampant theft of oil in the country, the state oil firm says.


Japanese suggest new Olympic logos 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 04:43:03 GMT 
    Japanese people are making suggestions for a new 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games logo, as the official one was scrapped.


Malaysia to question ex-PM over rally 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 06:52:52 GMT 
    Malaysian police say they will ask former PM Mahathir Mohamad to give a statement over accusations made in a speech at a recent anti-government rally.


Deadly ambush ends lull in Ukraine 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:17:28 GMT 
    Two people are reported killed in an ambush on a Ukrainian army vehicle near Luhansk, in the first major incident since a renewed truce began.
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