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Day in pictures: 25 February 2015  Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:54:04 GMT
Images from around the world: 25 February 
Sony World Photography Awards: 2015 shortlist  Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:33:28 GMT
Finalists in this year's Sony World Photo Awards 
Are humans getting cleverer?  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:03:55 GMT
Why are people getting better at intelligence tests? 
The dogged old man of the badlands  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:05:28 GMT
The world's worst interview - with one of the loneliest men on Earth 
Rio celebrates 450th birthday  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:02:33 GMT
Rio de Janeiro marks 450 years since it was founded 
How do you solve a problem like the 'Beefalo'?  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:26:21 GMT
The hybrid animal causing havoc in the Grand Canyon 
Liberia looks forward to end of Ebola  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:51:44 GMT
On the verge of achieving "a miracle" in Liberia 
VIDEO: YouTube diplomacy and the Ukraine crisis  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:30:12 GMT
The students working to resolve the Ukraine crisis 
Sound of Music success still surprises Salzburg 50 years on  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:13:08 GMT
Even Sound of Music film crew surprised by success 
VIDEO: The monk who ordains trees  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:02:51 GMT
The Buddhist monk from Thailand who ordains trees 
VIDEO: Glassblowing keeps kids out of gangs  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:27:36 GMT
How an ancient art form is saving troubled lives 
Can music help to de-stigmatise disability in Gaza?  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:53:19 GMT
Disabled kids in Gaza learn songs to help them fit in 
'Flying donkeys' coming to Africa  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:07:56 GMT
Can cargo drones help plug Africa's transport gap? 
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Nurse Treated For Ebola To Sue Texas Hospital  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:09:20 -0500
People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:05:00 -0500
Poll Finds Factors Large And Small Shape People's Health  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:03:00 -0500
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Iraq moves against IS in Tikrit  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:55:20 GMT
US police shoot homeless man dead  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:55:55 GMT
Emwazi 'not huge concern' at school  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:23:52 GMT
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