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China overtakes EU on 'per head' CO2  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:42:48 GMT
New research shows China's rising emissions per head of population have overtaken the EU while the global total reaches a new high. 
Sierra Leone begins Ebola lockdown  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:58:32 GMT
A three-day curfew is under way in Sierra Leone to enable health workers to find and isolate cases of Ebola, but critics warn it will achieve little. 
Ebola health team killed in Guinea  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:58:45 GMT
Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers in Guinea, officials say. 
Leicester City 5-3 Manchester United  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:36:07 GMT
Manchester United let a 3-1 lead slip as Leicester City fight back to secure a stunning victory at the King Power Stadium. 
Hamilton takes title lead after win  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:59:04 GMT
Lewis Hamilton leads the World Championship after victory in the Singapore Grand Prix as Nico Rosberg retires. 
The scary element that helps probe space's secrets  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT
Plutonium may be the most feared substance in the entire periodic table, but it also has peaceful us 
Why I'll risk my life for Ebola patients  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:05:11 GMT
Cokie Van Der Velde, a water and sanitation specialist, has just flown to Liberia - she explains why she decided to go to a place with the deadly virus. 
Boko Haram 'kills dozens' at market  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:49:35 GMT
Islamist militants from Boko Haram attack a rural market in the Nigerian state of Borno, killing dozens, security officials and witnesses say. 
Philippines storm displaces 200,000  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:34:20 GMT
Tropical storm Fung-Wong brings flooding, heavy rains and high winds to the Philippines, forcing some 200,000 people from their homes. 
Prince William meets teens in Malta  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:19:08 GMT
The Duke of Cambridge plays table football as he meets teenagers during a visit to Malta to celebrate the country's 50 years of independence. 
Peru creates anti-logging commission  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:49:24 GMT
The Peruvian authorities announce a new anti-logging commission after the killings of four indigenous leaders in the Amazon rainforest. 
Yemen clashes cast doubt on 'truce'  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:26:26 GMT
Fighting continues in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, despite an announcement that the government and Shia Houthi rebels have agreed to sign a truce. 
White House security stepped up  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:48:24 GMT
The US Secret Service says it has launched a comprehensive review of security at the White House after two attempted breaches in 24 hours. 
No 10 stands by Scots powers pledge  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16:51:03 GMT
Downing Street insists it will not backtrack on its devolution pledge to Scotland despite Tory calls for swift action on more powers for English MPs. 
Witheridge family 'broken' by murder  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:25:06 GMT
The family of murdered British tourist Hannah Witheridge say they are "broken" after she was found murdered on a Thai island. 
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