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Affleck wanted slaver ancestor hidden  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:25:22 GMT
After a TV programme discovered Ben Affleck had a slave-owning ancestor, the actor asked for the details not to be broadcast. 
Zayn Malik pays tribute to bandmates  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:12:59 GMT
Zayn Malik pays tribute to his former bandmates at an award ceremony, where he made his first solo appearance since leaving One Direction. 
UK monitoring French nuclear issue  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:01:30 GMT
Britain's nuclear safety regulator says it expects lessons to be learned from problems with a French reactor that is very similar to one planned in the UK. 
'3D Cryosat' tracks Arctic winter ice  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:00:03 GMT
Although Arctic sea ice set a record this year for its lowest ever satellite-observed winter extent - that was not the case for its volume, new data reveals. 
'Preventable rabies kills 160 per day'  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:19:20 GMT
More than 160 people die every day from rabies, despite it being a preventable disease, says a report by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control. 
Dementia 'halted in mice brains'  Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:58:13 GMT
Tweaking the brain's immune system with a drug has prevented mice developing dementia, a study shows. 
Tuchel to replace Klopp at Dortmund  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:32:30 GMT
Thomas Tuchel will replace the departing Jurgen Klopp as Borussia Dortmund head coach from 1 July. 
Pellegrini fears axe for fifth place  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:45:57 GMT
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he could be sacked if his team fail to finish in the top four. 
Breathing poison in the world's most polluted city  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 01:27:59 GMT
When Delhi was named as the world's most polluted city, it came as a shock to most residents. For many, that has now given way to a persistent, nagging anxiety. 
How the selfie stick was invented twice  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 01:32:22 GMT
Two men on opposite sides of the world invented the selfie stick - and first of them did it way back in the early 1980s. 
Australia PM downs beer in seconds  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:44:40 GMT
Footage has emerged of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott downing a large glass of beer in only seconds. 
Zebras roam free in Brussels  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:12:43 GMT
Zebras running through the streets of Brussels is only the latest "animals at large" story to hit the headlines. 
Attack on UN Mali convoy kills two  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 14:42:03 GMT
A United Nations supply convoy is attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed. 
Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot'  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:08:38 GMT
Australian police charge a teenager in connection with what they say was an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event. 
Ukraine rebel in ceasefire warning  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 14:11:25 GMT
A senior separatist leader in eastern Ukraine says a ceasefire deal will fail unless Kiev recognises the independence of rebel-held territory. 
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