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South Sudan elections postponed

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:46
South Sudan postpones presidential elections due next year to give government and rebel forces more time to achieve reconciliation, the president says.
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US twin babies born holding hands

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:38
A pair of US twin sisters who have a rare condition which meant they shared an amniotic sac have been born holding hands.
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Woman tells of Harris 'assaults'

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:35
A woman tells the Rolf Harris trial that the entertainer assaulted her several times, including once with his own daughter in the room.
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West Brom part company with Mel

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:06
West Bromwich Albion part company with manager Pepe Mel after only four months in charge at the Premier League club.
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AUDIO: Trial cancer drug 'saved my life'

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:56
A grandfather with leukaemia, who was given just two years to live, is in remission after taking a new trial drug.
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Putin's next move?

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:28
What will Russia's Vladimir Putin do next over Ukraine?
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Barkley in England World Cup squad

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:24
Midfielder Ross Barkley is included in England's World Cup squad as Roy Hodgson selects a youthful 23-man party for Brazil.
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Could Boris Johnson be UK PM and then be US president?

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:16
Boris Johnson has renewed his US passport. Is it possible to be UK prime minister and then US president?
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Australia's 'budget emergency'

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:15
Can Abbott's spending cuts balance Australia's books?
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Termites eat away at Paraguay palace

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:02
Paraguay's presidential palace is threatened by termites, which have infested much of the historic building's west wing, architects say.
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VIDEO: Jellyfish 'size of wheelie bins'

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:01
Dozens of giant jellyfish have been washing up on beaches in Dorset.
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VIDEO: The (few) politicians who have charisma

Mon, 2014-05-12 05:46
Some say politics is showbiz for ugly people, but a very few politicians attain celebrity status.
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Ex-Barclays chiefs face questioning

Mon, 2014-05-12 04:57
Bob Diamond is among several former Barclays executives due to be questioned under caution by the UK's Serious Fraud Office.
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Day in pictures: 12 May

Mon, 2014-05-12 04:44
News photos from past 24 hours: 12 May
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VIDEO: Pistorius has 'anxiety disorder'

Mon, 2014-05-12 04:37
Oscar Pistorius has had an anxiety disorder since childhood and was "anxious" about violent crime, a psychiatrist has told his murder trial in South Africa.
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AUDIO: Scientists 'able to induce lucid dreams'

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:41
Michael Nitsche discusses findings from scientists in Germany that suggest more frequent lucid dreams can be induced by sending weak electrical signals into the brain.
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VIDEO: New video released of Nigerian girls

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:40
New video claiming to show a number of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls has been released by the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram.
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Yemen drone strike 'kills militants'

Mon, 2014-05-12 02:48
At least six suspected militants are killed in a drone strike in eastern Yemen, as the army continues an offensive against al-Qaeda strongholds.
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Mexican troops 'kill Zetas founder'

Mon, 2014-05-12 00:56
One of the original founders of Mexico's most violent drugs cartel, the Zetas, has been shot dead in a gun battle in the city of Reynosa, officials say.
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The huge cost of developing drugs

Mon, 2014-05-12 00:17
How the cost of developing new drugs is encouraging big drugs companies to merge with each other.
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