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Experts to review stroke clot-buster  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:20:11 GMT
The UK medicines watchdog is setting up a review to look at the safety of alteplase, a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes. 
Double vaccines 'could end polio'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:31:23 GMT
Using both types of polio vaccine could speed up efforts to free the world of the crippling and potentially fatal disease, research suggests. 
Everton 2-2 Arsenal  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:23:29 GMT
Arsenal stage a dramatic late fight back to come back from two goals down and claim a point at Everton. 
Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:00:27 GMT
Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix in treacherous wet conditions. 
Secret recordings of a president's daughter  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:09:19 GMT
In new recordings, Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of Uzbekistan's president, says that she and her daughter are in desperate need of help. 
VIDEO: The last prisoner on Big Island  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:04:12 GMT
Julio de Almeida, 83, is the last prisoner on Big Island, Ilha Grande, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. 
Woman 'saw Congo colonel order rape'  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:09:42 GMT
A woman who was gang-raped and burned in her house tells a DR Congo war crimes trial she saw an army colonel give the orders. 
Race to find Japan landslide victims  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:42:33 GMT
Rescuers search desperately for survivors in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a landslide killed at least 42 people, with 43 still missing. 
German policeman in 'cannibal' trial  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:43:57 GMT
A policeman goes on trial in Germany accused of murdering a businessman who allegedly shared a cannibalism fetish. 
Colombia military meet Farc rebels  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:58:18 GMT
Members of Colombia's armed forces meet Farc rebel leaders for the first time at Havana peace talks, to discuss ways of implementing a ceasefire. 
Tour buses collide near Egypt resort  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:29:21 GMT
Two tourist buses collide near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, leaving 33 people dead and 41 injured, officials say. 
IS militants 'biggest threat' to US  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:59:48 GMT
Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years, senior American officials warn. 
Briton in Sierra Leone 'has Ebola'  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:37:45 GMT
A British national living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus, the Department of Health says. 
Hospitals told to cut parking charges  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:56:47 GMT
Hospitals in England are told to cut the cost of parking for certain groups under new government guidelines. 
Men remanded after container death  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:46:40 GMT
Two lorry drivers from Northern Ireland are remanded in custody following the death of an Afghan migrant found in a container at Tilbury docks in Essex. 
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