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Quarantine over China plague death 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:47:27 GMT 
    Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.

Glaxo profits fall hits shares 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:35:03 GMT 
    GlaxoSmithKline shares fall 6% as the drugs company's profits are hit by a slide in sales and a bribery investigation in China.

Jamieson and Wiggins eye early golds 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:50:32 GMT 
    Scotland's Michael Jamieson and England's Sir Bradley Wiggins chase gold medals on day one of the Commonwealth Games.

Murray set to keep Mauresmo as coach 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:58:17 GMT 
    Andy Murray is set to continue working with Amelie Mauresmo after his early Wimbledon exit as she joins his training camp in Miami.

The deaths uniting women across the world 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:10:42 GMT 
    After 13 years, Nato troops are preparing to leave Afghanistan - thousands of soldiers have died but the experiences of their widows differ dramatically.

VIDEO: When Britain ruled India 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:28:16 GMT 
    Anne Wright grew up during the dying days of British rule in India

Somali musician-MP is shot dead 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:54:19 GMT 
    Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame is shot dead by Islamist militants in the capital, Mogadishu.

India MPs 'force-fed' Muslim worker 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:45:48 GMT 
    Both houses of India's parliament are adjourned in uproar after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.

Bulgarian prime minister resigns 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:58:08 GMT 
    The embattled Socialist prime minister of Bulgaria resigns after only a year in office to allow for an early election on 5 October.

Colombian army kills ELN rebels 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:11:03 GMT 
    The Colombian armed forces kill eight rebels from the left-wing National Liberation Army in an operation in eastern Arauca province.

Protests target Israel football club 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:01:56 GMT 
    Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt a football match in Austria between the Israeli club, Maccabi Haifa, and French team, Lille.

Detroit porch shooting trial opens 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:02:58 GMT 
    A Detroit man feared for his life before he shot an unarmed black woman standing on his porch, his lawyer says at the start of his murder trial.

Warning over NHS trust finances 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:04:04 GMT 
    Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health.

'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:03 GMT 
    A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.

Four suicides at 'crisis' prison 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:04:58 GMT 
    A Nottinghamshire jail where four inmates killed themselves in less than a year is described as a "prison in crisis" in a report.
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