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Clooney to receive honorary Globe 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:25:50 GMT 
    US actor, director and producer George Clooney is to receive an honorary award at next year's Golden Globes.


Thompson 'wept' over stage return 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:57:05 GMT 
    Actress Emma Thompson says her recent stage comeback in Sweeney Todd brought her to tears and that it is a "dream come true" to bring the production to London.


Red card for 'greenest' government 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:44:59 GMT 
    The government is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of MPs says.


Climate change remedies 'affordable' 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:57:55 GMT 
    A global commission says the extra costs of tackling climate change will be 'modest', but doing nothing could put the world economy at risk.


Call for further cut in sugar intake 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:36:50 GMT 
    The target to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say.


Brains may 'resist Alzheimer's' 
  Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:15:55 GMT 
    A small study suggests some people's brains may have the ability to resist early Alzheimer's damage.


Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Arsenal 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:51:49 GMT 
    Arsenal make a losing start to their Champions League campaign as Borussia Dortmund secure a deserved victory.


I had accident premonition - Norman 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:08:55 GMT 
    Golf great Greg Norman says he had a premonition about the chainsaw accident in which he nearly lost his left hand.


The photographer who rejected racism 
  Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:31:12 GMT 
    Hugh Mangum, a photographer from North Carolina, defied racial segregation in the early 1900s and opened up his studio to people from all walks of life


The memory of hell among the sunflowers 
  Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:59 GMT 
    When Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine, rescue workers, local residents and journalists rushed to the site - what they saw had a deep and lasting impact.


South Sudan bans foreign workers 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:07:54 GMT 
    South Sudan government issues an order to non-governmental organisations and private firms to fire foreign workers by mid-October amid an aid crisis.


Nato troops killed in Kabul bombing 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:43:23 GMT 
    A Taliban suicide car bomber attacks a foreign military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing three Nato personnel and injuring at least 16 civilians.


Russia 'must boost Crimea forces' 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:55:56 GMT 
    Russia needs to boost forces in Crimea because of the Ukraine crisis and a foreign military build-up, Russia's defence minister says.


Team's 'naked' kit 'unacceptable' 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:40:00 GMT 
    A Colombian team is warned by cycling chiefs after their unusual kit made the female riders look naked.


Turkey mulls anti-IS 'buffer zone' 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:08:47 GMT 
    Turkey is developing plans for a buffer zone on its border with Iraq and Syria against Islamic State militants, leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.
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