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Ebola vaccine results 'remarkable'

Fri, 2015-07-31 05:00
A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection in a pioneering trial described as a "potential game-changer".
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Earth magnetic shield is much older

Fri, 2015-07-31 04:58
Researchers have revealed that the Earth's magnetic field is 550 million years older than previously believed.
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Studio collapse puts films in limbo

Fri, 2015-07-31 04:47
The fates of around a dozen movies are up in the air after Hollywood studio Relativity Media filed for bankruptcy protection.
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Ashley Madison hack aids spammers

Fri, 2015-07-31 04:01
Spammers are exploiting the Ashley Madison hack by posting links that offer stolen data but lead to booby-trapped web pages and scams.
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VIDEO: MH370 search: 'I found plane debris'

Fri, 2015-07-31 01:30
A Reunion man, Johnny Begue, shows the BBC's Milton Nkosi where he found the debris that may belong to missing plane MH370.
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VIDEO: Cats killed by 'horrible' poisoning

Fri, 2015-07-31 00:14
An investigation has begun after 44 cats were poisoned on two neighbouring streets in Boston in Lincolnshire in the last two years.
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Lloyds Bank PPI bill tops £13bn

Fri, 2015-07-31 00:06
Lloyds Banking Group's claims bill for PPI tops £13bn as it sets aside a further £1.4bn to compensate customers.
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In pictures: Ecology photo prize

Thu, 2015-07-30 17:56
BMC Ecology's 2015 competition winners
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Is it unfair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?

Thu, 2015-07-30 17:27
Is it fair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?
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VIDEO: The body collectors of eastern Ukraine

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:24
Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding
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VIDEO: World's longest man-made wave to open

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:09
The world's longest man-made surf wave has been unveiled on the site of an old aluminium factory in North Wales, UK.
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Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:08
What was Prince George's £18,000 birthday present?
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HIV flushed out by cancer drug

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:05
HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.
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VIDEO: Climbing frame searches for children

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:03
A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.
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Anti-icebreaker activists face fines

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:02
A judge orders Greenpeace protestors to pay $2,500 (£1,600) for every hour they block an icebreaker from departing Portland, Oregon.
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Anti-slavery powers come into force

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:01
Key parts of new legislation to combat slavery in the UK - including life sentences for people traffickers - come into force in England and Wales.
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Plea for help over Calais crisis

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:55
Police and social services in the UK say there are seeking urgent support to deal with the impact of the Calais migrant crisis.
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More arrests in Chile burning case

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:41
A further five Chilean ex-army soldiers are charged over the burning of two teenagers during a 1986 protest against Gen Augusto Pinochet.
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'Repeat attack' at Jerusalem Gay Pride

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:27
Six people are stabbed at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem and police arrest an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man they say attacked marchers in 2005.
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CWU backs Corbyn 'to oust Blairites'

Thu, 2015-07-30 14:57
The Communication Workers Union backs left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn in Labour's leadership contest, saying the "grip of the Blairites" on the party must be "loosened once and for all".
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