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Bedtime light 'may stop cancer drug'  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:40:05 GMT
Even dimly lit bedrooms may stop breast cancer drugs from working, according to US research. 
Shift workers 'face diabetes risk'  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:14:23 GMT
Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts, with effects on waistlines, hormones and sleep increasing the risk, a study suggests. 
Team Sky keen to retain Wiggins  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:32:43 GMT
Team Sky want to keep Sir Bradley Wiggins despite the rider's comments that he is "done" with road racing. 
Hamilton fastest in Hungary practice  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:51:59 GMT
Lewis Hamilton beats Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in first practice for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix. 
When time stood still  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:24:31 GMT
The story of the watch that survived Hiroshima - and its owner, who found peace through forgiveness. 
Illegal bottom injections on rise in US  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:02:06 GMT
In search of a rounder backside, women are turning to discount procedures that can lead to pains, disfiguration and even death. 
Ghana protests over rising prices  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:18:16 GMT
Thousands of workers across Ghana take to the streets to protest about the rise in the cost of living and call for petrol subsidies to be restored. 
Queen 'photo-bombs' athletes' selfie  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:31:53 GMT
Two Australian Commonwealth Games hockey players have a huge surprise when the Queen appears smiling in the back of their selfie. 
Russian anti-Putin activists jailed  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:53:14 GMT
A Moscow court jails two anti-government protest leaders - Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozzhayev - over clashes with police in May 2012. 
Charges over Mexico children's home  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:15:20 GMT
A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora. 
US reporter believed held in Iran  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:02:13 GMT
An American reporter for the Washington Post, his wife and two other US journalists appear to have been detained in Tehran, the newspaper says. 
Arizona halts executions amid review  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:18:42 GMT
Arizona halts executions pending a review of its death penalty procedures, after the allegedly botched lethal injection of a convicted murderer. 
UK economy back at pre-crisis level  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:06:00 GMT
The UK economy grew 0.8% in the second quarter and has now recovered the ground lost since the downturn began in 2008, according to official figures. 
Miliband: I can't beat PM on image  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:28:14 GMT
Ed Miliband hits back at critics of his image and leadership style, insisting voters want "big ideas" not photo opportunities. 
Mother admits Mikaeel Kular killing  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:55:27 GMT
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has pleaded guilty to killing her son in Edinburgh in January.