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Cliff Richard police raid 'inept' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:10:39 GMT 
    The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.


Alvin Stardust album gets early release 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:13:07 GMT 
    The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.


Science chief warns on acid oceans 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:18:50 GMT 
    The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.


EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:59:54 GMT 
    The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.


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.


Later sunsets 'make kids more active' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:15:39 GMT 
    Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.


Suarez gets help for impulse to bite 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:31:38 GMT 
    Luis Suarez gets professional help for an "impulse" to bite opponents ahead of his Barcelona debut against Real Madrid on Saturday.


Nadal confirms the end of his season 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:31:14 GMT 
    Fourteen-time Grand Slam title winner Rafael Nadal calls an end to his 2014 season to undergo appendix surgery.


The day UFOs stopped play 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:31:00 GMT 
    In 1954, a football game in Florence was interrupted by UFOs flying over the stadium. The spectacle was witnessed by more than 10,000 people – but what was it?


How to solve brain-teasers set by a top puzzle master 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:32:50 GMT 
    The Magazine recently wrote about the late puzzle master extraordinaire, Martin Gardner, and shared some of his brain-teasers - as promised, here are the answers.


Women propose sex strike for peace 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:38:14 GMT 
    Female peace activists think the strike could force men to end armed conflict.


Daniel Pearl murder suspect released 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:24:58 GMT 
    One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.


Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:06:58 GMT 
    Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.


Governor quits over Mexico missing 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:49:56 GMT 
    The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.


US to check IS 'chemical weapon' use 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:55:18 GMT 
    The United States will investigate "extremely serious allegations" that militant group Islamic State used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers.
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