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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. 
'Nine million have TB' - WHO report  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:01 GMT
The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease. 
Suarez gets help for impulse to bite  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:31:38 GMT
Luis Suarez is getting professional help to overcome an "impulse" to bite opponents ahead of his Barcelona debut against Real Madrid. 
Caterham 'allowed' to miss two GPs  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:11:26 GMT
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will allow Caterham to miss the next two Formula 1 grands prix to focus on finding a buyer. 
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. 
Reclaiming the swastika  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:03:34 GMT
In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but historically it was used as a symbol of good fortune in almost every culture in the world. 
Dozens monitored for Ebola in Mali  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:20:14 GMT
Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case. 
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. 
Sweden calls off search for sub  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:28:59 GMT
Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine, saying the vessel has probably left its territorial waters. 
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. 
Two US Ebola nurses free of virus  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:20:36 GMT
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York. 
Hen party death lorry driver cleared  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:49:31 GMT
A lorry driver is cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire. 
Briton in Thai cosmetic surgery death  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:19:16 GMT
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say. 
Asda faces mass action on equal pay  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:13:49 GMT
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores. 
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