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Deal ends Robin Williams estate battle 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:11:57 GMT 
    The wife and adult children of late US comic actor Robin Williams have ended their legal battle and reached a settlement on his estate, lawyers say.

Krays film actor dies ahead of show 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 14:43:25 GMT 
    Actor Alex Giannini, who appeared in the film Legend about twin gangsters the Krays, has died ahead of a theatre performance in Plymouth.

UN battle looms over climate costs 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:58:10 GMT 
    Divisions between rich and poor countries re-emerge as nations submit their plans for tackling climate change to the UN.

Supernova 'stream' in lab's sights 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:31:50 GMT 
    A global collaboration will aim to unravel the mysteries of neutrinos - also known as "ghost particles".

Asthma steroids 'could stunt growth' 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 01:53:58 GMT 
    Young children given asthma medication before the age of two may not grow to their full height in later life, a preliminary report suggests.

Study supports cancer link with height 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:56:41 GMT 
    A Swedish study of five million people appears to support the theory that height and cancer risk are linked.

Advocaat quits as Sunderland manager 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:42:44 GMT 
    Manager Dick Advocaat leaves Sunderland, who are yet to win in the Premier League this season.

Everton 1-1 Liverpool 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 15:14:53 GMT 
    Romelu Lukaku equalises as Everton draw 1-1 against Liverpool at Goodison Park in the 225th Merseyside derby.

A mother's search for her son 3,000 miles from home 
  Tue, 29 Sep 2015 23:08:05 GMT 
    When Fakhria left Syria, she embarked on the journey to northern Europe with her son and his family but they became separated in Hungary.

A nation of tall cheese-eaters 
  Mon, 28 Sep 2015 23:04:27 GMT 
    How a nation of cheese-lovers became the world's tallest

Blasts in Nigeria capital kill 18 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13:34:18 GMT 
    A series of blasts rock the outskirts of the Nigerian capital Abuja killing at least 18 people and injuring many more, officials say.

Burundi officials face EU sanctions 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:55:07 GMT 
    The EU imposes sanctions on three Burundi officials accused of ordering the use of excessive force against protestors, along with a coup plotter.

Japanese man shot dead in Bangladesh 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:41:07 GMT 
    A Japanese man is shot dead in Bangladesh by unknown attackers, the second killing of a foreign national in a week claimed by Islamic State.

Australia murder 'linked to terrorism' 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 03:46:56 GMT 
    Australian police say they believe a 15-year-old boy who shot dead a civilian police employee in Sydney had links to terrorism.

Portugal austerity faces election test 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 11:39:43 GMT 
    Portugal is voting in a general election seen as a referendum on four years of austerity under the centre-right government.
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