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Smell test 'may predict lifespan' 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:48:37 GMT 
    US researchers say a simple smell test could help predict how likely someone is to be alive in five years' time.


Cancer gene test 'would save lives' 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:04:36 GMT 
    Younger bowel cancer patients should be offered a genetic test to screen for a rare condition linked to a higher risk of cancer, say UK researchers.


Wenger praises 'electric' Welbeck 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:03:33 GMT 
    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Danny Welbeck is "electric" after his hat-trick in the 4-1 win against Galatasaray.


Typhoon 'threatens Japanese GP' 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 07:27:48 GMT 
    The Japanese GP could be called off if Typhoon Phanfone hits Japan on Sunday, says Force India driver Sergio Perez.


How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:07:53 GMT 
    In the 1960s and 1970s, hundreds of Cypriots disappeared. Now, with the help of a laboratory in Bosnia, there is a renewed effort to find out what happened to them.


Why Japan's sunny beaches are deserted 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:35:44 GMT 
    For much of September, Tokyo basked in temperatures of 25C or more. In most countries there would be a rush for the beach, but not in Japan.


Grace Mugabe 'should hand back PhD' 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:52:22 GMT 
    Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation.


Japan volcano eruption deaths rise 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:59:00 GMT 
    Rescue workers in Japan recover more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 47 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.


Ludogorets Razgrad 1-2 Real Madrid 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:31:52 GMT 
    Cristiano Ronaldo misses one penalty before scoring from the spot as Real Madrid fight back to beat Ludogorets Razgrad.


Rio 2016 Olympics "are on track" 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:15:58 GMT 
    The International Olympic Committee says it is satisfied with the progress made by Rio de Janeiro in its preparations for the 2016 Olympics.


Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:02:03 GMT 
    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.


Texas children 'monitored for Ebola' 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:24:50 GMT 
    Five children in Texas who came into contact with the Liberian man infected with Ebola are being monitored at home.


Ebola fight hit by aid cuts, MPs warn 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:20:17 GMT 
    Cuts in the amount of health aid the UK provides to Liberia and Sierra Leone have "compromised the fight" to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, MPs warn.


Hundreds of GP practices risk closure 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:30:47 GMT 
    Hundreds of GP practices are at risk of closure because of the number of doctors reaching retirement age, GP leaders say.


Virgin Money announces float plan 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 07:17:40 GMT 
    Virgin Money, the UK challenger bank partly owned by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, announces plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange.
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