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Cancer teen hits £1m charity target  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:54:57 GMT
A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers. 
Worries over young wanting surgery  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:00:49 GMT
Plastic surgeons say they're worried about the number of young people who want cosmetic procedures. 
Robben surprised by Real's approach  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:45:24 GMT
Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben is surprised by Real Madrid's cautious approach in their 1-0 Champions League semi-final first-leg win. 
Why Palestinians love St George  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:14:26 GMT
As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own celebrations of this shared hero. 
The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:06:17 GMT
As more and more families send their drug and alcohol-addicted kids to therapeutic wilderness camps in the US, more and more become acquainted with the shadowy figure known as the "escort." 
S Sudan president sacks army chief  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:28:59 GMT
South Sudan's president sacks the head of the national army amid reports of military setbacks - including rebels seizing the oil hub of Bentiu. 
Everest Sherpas discuss boycott  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:52:44 GMT
Sherpa guides in Nepal are meeting climbers at Everest base camp to decide whether to continue ascents after an avalanche on Friday killed 16 of their colleagues. 
Turkey: Armenia killings 'inhumane'  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:59:46 GMT
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offers condolences for the first time for the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule during WWI. 
Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:40:15 GMT
Weeks before the World Cup, deadly clashes break out in the Brazilian city of Rio after the body of a young man is found, allegedly beaten by police. 
Hamas and Fatah declare end to rift  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:59:14 GMT
Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas announce a reconciliation deal, saying they will seek to form a unity government in the coming weeks. 
US troops in Poland for exercises  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:59:19 GMT
A first contingent of US troops arrives in Poland for military exercises amid heightened tensions with Russia over Ukraine. 
Police make Syria plea to UK women  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:46:32 GMT
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war. 
Crime falls 15% in England and Wales  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:03:22 GMT
Overall crime in England and Wales fell by 15% in 2013, according to official figures - but there are signs of rises in some categories. 
Labour to cut ties with Co-op Bank  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:27:57 GMT
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK. 
Care needs to 'outstrip' family help  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:26:59 GMT
The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank warns. 
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