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- US manhunt for tuberculosis patient Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:44:49 GMT
- Authorities in California search for a fugitive homeless man who has refused treatment for tuberculosis and may be contagious.
- Bedtime light 'may stop cancer drug' Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:40:05 GMT
- Even dimly lit bedrooms may stop breast cancer drugs from working, according to US research.
- England's Rowsell wins pursuit gold Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:56:19 GMT
- England's Joanna Rowsell wins gold in the Commonwealth individual pursuit but Jason Kenny has to settle for sprint silver.
- Arsenal set to sign £16m Chambers Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:20:45 GMT
- Arsenal are close to completing the signing of Southampton defender Calum Chambers for a fee of about £16m.
- How odd is a cluster of plane accidents? Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:23:56 GMT
- In the space of eight days, three passenger planes have been lost in mid-flight - how unusual a cluster of accidents so close together?
- A country where liberal journalists risk death Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:04:26 GMT
- A writer who gets on the wrong side of religious activists in Pakistan is in severe danger, and may have to vanish to survive.
- South Sudan rebels 'lose key town' Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:02:43 GMT
- Government forces in South Sudan retake the strategic town of Nasir attacked by rebels on Sunday, the UN says.
- Dutch and Australians in MH17 talks Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:58:13 GMT
- The Netherlands and Australia seek access to the rebel-controlled crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine as more bodies arrive in Eindhoven.
- BSkyB pays £5bn to create Sky Europe Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:10:07 GMT
- BSkyB wants to take over Rupert Murdoch's pay TV companies in Germany and Italy in a move that would create a company with 20 million European viewers.
- Charges over Mexico children's home Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:15:20 GMT
- A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora.
- American reporter held in Iran Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:38:16 GMT
- An American reporter for the Washington Post, his wife and two other US journalists have been detained in Tehran, an Iranian official confirms.
- Homeowner kills 'pregnant burglar' Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:04:02 GMT
- Authorities in California are investigating whether to charge an elderly man who fatally shot a suspected female burglar who said she was pregnant.
- English councils propose 'Tesco tax' Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:00:58 GMT
- A group of local councils in England is formally asking the government for new powers to tax large supermarkets, a plan dubbed the "Tesco tax".
- More train disruption after storms Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:05:01 GMT
- Rail passengers in parts of southern England and Wales face further travel problems after lightening strikes caused "major disruption" on Friday.
- Rape case stopped as judge 'asleep' Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:46:18 GMT
- A judge is being investigated after being accused of falling asleep during a child rape trial at Manchester Crown Court.