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Disney confirms selfie stick ban 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:25:40 GMT 
    Disney is banning selfie sticks at all of its theme parks over safety concerns, the company said.

Hawking to lecture on black holes 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:17:08 GMT 
    Prof Stephen Hawking is to present this year's BBC Reith Lecture, with a talk on black holes.

Miles Jupp to host The News Quiz 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:17:54 GMT 
    Miles Jupp is to take over from Sandi Toksvig as the new host of BBC Radio 4's comedy show The News Quiz.

Climate change 'action needed' 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:32:11 GMT 
    The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impacts of climate change in the UK, according to a report submitted to the government.

Solar plane passes 'no return' point 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:46:46 GMT 
    A solar-powered plane passes the "point of no return" after leaving Japan for a second attempt at a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean.

Sun cream labelling 'confuses buyers' 
  Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:41:06 GMT 
    There is huge confusion over the labels on sun creams, and manufacturers should all use the same rating system, says the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

Drone flies abortion pills to Poland 
  Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:32:23 GMT 
    A Dutch women's rights group uses a drone to fly abortion pills into Poland, in protest at the country's restrictive laws.

Man Utd make £28.6m bid for Ramos 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:34:56 GMT 
    Manchester United make a £28.6m bid for Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos, and believe the Spain defender wants to leave.

Ukad confirms doping investigation 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:24:14 GMT 
    UK Anti-Doping (Ukad) is investigating claims about doping techniques allegedly used by coach Alberto Salazar.

My 25 years as a prostitute 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:23:05 GMT 
    Brenda Myers-Powell was raped by pimps, shot and stabbed by clients, but turned her life around - and now helps other prostitutes get off the street.

The animal that was the victim of its own power 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:28:39 GMT 
    The beauty and physical prowess of lions has fascinated people throughout history but humans' relationship with the animals has damaged the creatures irreparably.

Station cat gets lavish send-off 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:16:39 GMT 
    A Japanese cat, which became a national celebrity when she was made a station master, is mourned at the station where she served.

Costa Rica's presidential piglet 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:51:26 GMT 
    A piglet given to Costa Rica's president will be kept as a pet.

Chibok girls 'fighting for Boko Haram' 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:01:57 GMT 
    Some of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria have been forced to join Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the BBC is told.

Tunisia arrests over beach attack 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:06:41 GMT 
    Tunisia arrests a group of suspects over the massacre of 38 people, mainly UK tourists, at a beach resort on Friday, the Tunisian interior minister says.
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