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US child star 'takes own life'  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:29:11 GMT
Sawyer Sweeten, the child star of hit US show Everybody Loves Raymond, takes his own life at his family home in Texas. 
Native Americans quit Sandler set  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:40:31 GMT
Several Native American actors walk off the set of an Adam Sandler comedy, claiming the film is "totally disrespectful" of Apache culture. 
Hastings fishermen seek 'fair share'  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:23:02 GMT
In the tightly contested seat of Hastings and Rye, it is the topic of fishing quotas that has become a key election issue 
'We print people': The world of 3D portraiture  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:31:48 GMT
An up-close encounter with the growing business of little, 3D-printed portraits. Cool or just a little bit creepy? 
Hope over child malaria vaccine tests  Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:01:19 GMT
Final clinical trials of a malaria vaccine - the first to reach this stage - suggest it could protect one third of children against malaria, according to data published in The Lancet. 
Niger schools shut over meningitis  Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:24:22 GMT
All schools in and around Niger's capital, Niamey, are to stay shut until Monday because of a meningitis outbreak that has killed 85 people this year. 
Anderson leads England to victory  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:57:47 GMT
James Anderson inspires England to a nine-wicket win over West Indies on the last day of the second Test to go 1-0 up with one to play. 
Manchester City 3-2 Aston Villa  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:43:30 GMT
Fernandinho scores a last-minute winner as Manchester City beat Aston Villa to go second in the Premier League. 
The gunmen of Aden who keep saying sorry  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:59:55 GMT
As fighting raged in the Yemeni port of Aden this last week, the BBC's Orla Guerin made a brief visit from nearby Djibouti - in a cargo boat. 
Hunting whales with rowing boats and spears  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:06:12 GMT
The Indonesian village of Lamalera is among the few remaining communities that hunt whales using traditional harpoons. 
PM's 'brain fade' over football team  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:44:38 GMT
David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan. 
Mango-thrower gets presidential flat  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:23:13 GMT
Venezuela's President Maduro allocates a woman a flat, after she hits him on the head with a mango. 
Malawians boycott South African shops  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:43:23 GMT
South African-owned shops in Malawi stay closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks. 
Pakistan PM condemns activist killing  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:53:50 GMT
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemns the shooting of human rights activist Sabeen Mehmud and orders an investigation. 
Bloody riots mar Belgrade derby  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:50:11 GMT
The start of the Belgrade derby between Red Star and Partizan was delayed for 45 minutes following serious crowd trouble. 
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