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Three person IVF plans 'progress' 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:35:39 GMT 
    A public review into the three person IVF technique has been broadly supportive, says the Department of Health.


'Large gene find in schizophrenia' 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:48:33 GMT 
    In the largest ever genetic study of the disease, scientists have discovered some 80 genes which could leave people at higher risk of schizophrenia.


'Exciting' drug flushes out HIV 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:31:12 GMT 
    Scientists say they have made an "exciting" step towards curing HIV by forcing the virus out of its hiding places in the body.


Boxer Evans out of Glasgow Games 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:24:44 GMT 
    Olympic silver medallist Fred Evans is out of Glasgow 2014 after being refused accreditation in another major setback for Team Wales.


Real Madrid seal £71m Rodriguez deal 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:53:25 GMT 
    Real Madrid sign World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco for a fee that could rise to £71m.


The 90-year-old sex guru 
  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:07:45 GMT 
    Never mind the Kama Sutra, here is Dr Mahinder Watsa, India's foremost champion of sex education and an agony uncle with a cult following.


The children left behind in hot cars 
  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:23:36 GMT 
    Every few days in the US, there are reports of young children dying from heatstroke after being left in parked cars. Why so often?


Nigerian leader vows to free girls 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:55:19 GMT 
    Nigeria's president tells parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamists that the government is doing everything to secure their release.


Typhoon Rammasun strikes Vietnam 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:45:54 GMT 
    Typhoon Rammasun has killed at least 11 people in Vietnam and several people remain missing, according to local media.


EU to widen Russia sanctions 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:00:20 GMT 
    The EU will widen sanctions against Russia to include more individuals and consider targeting the defence sector, the Dutch foreign minister says.


Non-stop Argentina debt talks demand 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:23:44 GMT 
    A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.


Iraq monastery 'seized by militants' 
  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:25:38 GMT 
    Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave.


US hospital in $190m 'abuse' payout 
  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:23:57 GMT 
    Johns Hopkins Hospital agrees to pay $190m to thousands of women who joined a legal case claiming a gynaecologist secretly recorded them.


UK experts to retrieve MH17 data 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:09:00 GMT 
    British air accident investigators will retrieve data from the black boxes of crashed flight MH17, says Prime Minister David Cameron.


Glasgow ready for 2014 Games opening 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:07:09 GMT 
    The Queen will formally open the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park.
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