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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".


Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:28:48 GMT 
    Real Madrid take the Clasico honours as they beat arch-rivals Barcelona in a captivating game at the Bernabeu.


Pellegrini remains calm after defeat 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:39:02 GMT 
    Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini plays down the damage of a defeat at West Ham to his side's league title defence.


The hardship posting to end all hardship postings 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:05:33 GMT 
    The furnace-like island that may have inspired an English idiom.


Have Jedis created a new 'religion'? 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:04:02 GMT 
    Followers of Jediism have tried to create a belief system that goes beyond the Star Wars films. Does it amount to a new 'religion'?


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.


New John Cantlie video posted online 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:15:15 GMT 
    British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held captive by Islamic State militants, is shown reading a message in a new propaganda video published online.


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.


Most UK profit warnings since 2008 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:03:57 GMT 
    Profit warnings by UK-listed firms rise to the their highest summer level for six years, according to forecaster EY.


Police in central Edinburgh incident 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:17:29 GMT 
    An area in central Edinburgh has been cordoned off as police officers deal with an incident.


Labour row: Salmond blames Miliband 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:10:14 GMT 
    Ed Miliband is to blame for Johann Lamont quitting as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Alex Salmond has claims.
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