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All nations 'have a stake' in Ebola  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:06:01 GMT
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says all nations have a stake in the fight against Ebola, which "respects no borders". 
Sugary drinks warning posters 'work'  Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:07:04 GMT
Signs warning shoppers how much exercise they need to do to burn off the sugar in fizzy drinks could be a useful tool in the fight against obesity, research suggests. 
'Cheat Moses should be ashamed'  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:40:27 GMT
Swansea boss Garry Monk says Victor Moses dived to win Stoke a penalty and should be "ashamed of himself". 
Queens Park Rangers 2-3 Liverpool  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:12:26 GMT
Four goals in a breathless final eight minutes sees Liverpool clinch a dramatic win over QPR who remain bottom. 
Mopping up a sea of plastic  Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:04:05 GMT
Boyan Slat is a 20-year-old on a mission to rid the world’s oceans of plastic - but will his system work? 
What's the risk of Ebola on a plane?  Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:25:07 GMT
What are the chances of catching the virus from another airline passenger? Not much, say the experts. 
Anni Dewani murderer dies in prison  Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:46:38 GMT
A man jailed for the murder of honeymooner Anni Dewani in 2010 has died in prison in South Africa, as the trial of her husband Shrien Dewani continues. 
Australia lifts parliament veil ban  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:57:00 GMT
Australia reverses a rule which would have restricted access to the parliament building in Canberra for women wearing full-face Islamic veils. 
Catholic synod vote 'disappointing'  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:31:26 GMT
Catholic gay rights groups express dismay at the rejection by bishops of proposals for wider acceptance of gay people, backed by Pope Francis. 
Hurricane Gonzalo batters Bermuda  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:52:25 GMT
Bermudians are clearing up the damage after a direct hit from Hurricane Gonzalo felled trees and downed power lines on the small Atlantic island. 
Deadly attack on Baghdad mosque  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:43:22 GMT
A suicide attacker kills at least 18 people at a Shia mosque in Iraq's capital Baghdad, the latest in a spate of insurgent attacks. 
Body found in US hunt for student  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:54:30 GMT
Virginia state police say they have found a body which could be that of Hannah Graham, a British-born student missing since 13 September. 
Untested drugs bill a step closer  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:08:46 GMT
A new law that would allow terminally-ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medicines moves a step closer after receiving government backing. 
Fire at power station investigated  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:32:57 GMT
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a major blaze at Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire. 
Concern over new mums' mental health  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:06:29 GMT
Society is paying a "shocking" price for poor mental health care for pregnant women and new mothers in the UK, a report says. 
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