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Man walks again after transplant  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:31:50 GMT
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord. 
Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:59:34 GMT
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization. 
Kompany angered by away fans ban  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:44:04 GMT
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says it was unfair to exclude away fans after a 2-2 Champions League draw at CSKA Moscow. 
Roma 1-7 Bayern Munich  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:21:26 GMT
Bayern Munich record their biggest ever away win in the Champions League as they thrash Roma. 
The man who magically made maths fun  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:08:32 GMT
The maths writer Martin Gardner, who died in 2010, is said to have turned dozens of innocent youngsters into professors - and vice-versa. 
The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:37:48 GMT
Today, the "free" in free school stands for the freedom to found a school outside council control. But back in the 1970s young idealists created a very different type of free school. 
Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:46:26 GMT
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. 
Protesters leave Islamabad sit-in  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:26:50 GMT
Supporters of a leading anti-government cleric in Pakistan end a two-month sit-in in the capital. 
Swedish bay search for 'foreign sub'  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:03:27 GMT
Naval vessels scouring Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine focus on a bay near Stockholm on the fifth day of their search. 
Press freedom in Americas 'worsens'  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:12:45 GMT
Press freedom in the Americas has seen a "marked deterioration" in the past six months, according to the Inter American Press Association. 
IS video 'shows man stone daughter'  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:45:16 GMT
The Islamic State group has released an undated video that appears to show an elderly Syrian man stoning his daughter to death for alleged adultery. 
Infant bodies found in Canada locker  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:15:44 GMT
The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police. 
Woman held on terror charge  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:26:58 GMT
Woman, 25, arrested in Bedfordshire on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts related to Syria, UK police say 
UK 'not deporting enough criminals'  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:22:10 GMT
The UK's spending watchdog criticises ministers for failing to deport more foreign national offenders - saying performance has barely improved over eight years. 
Abuse inquiry head 'should resign'  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:42:22 GMT
The head of the public inquiry into historical sex abuse should step down, a lawyer representing victims tells the BBC. 
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