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Beef's greater environment burden  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:08:53 GMT
A new study says the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock. 
Three person IVF plans 'progress'  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:35:39 GMT
A public review into the three person IVF technique has been broadly supportive, says the Department of Health. 
Human body parts dumped in Tanzania  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:09:27 GMT
Eight people from a Tanzanian medical institute are arrested after 85 bags containing human body parts are found in the city of Dar es Salaam. 
Glasgow set for opening ceremony  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:34 GMT
Athletes from 71 nations will compete in the Commonwealth Games, which get under way with the opening ceremony on Wednesday. 
Real Madrid seal £71m Rodriguez deal  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:53:25 GMT
Real Madrid sign World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco for a fee that could rise to £71m. 
The 90-year-old sex guru  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:07:45 GMT
Never mind the Kama Sutra, here is Dr Mahinder Watsa, India's foremost champion of sex education and an agony uncle with a cult following. 
The children left behind in hot cars  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:23:36 GMT
Every few days in the US, there are reports of young children dying from heatstroke after being left in parked cars. Why so often? 
Nigerian leader vows to free girls  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:55:19 GMT
Nigeria's president tells parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamists that the government is doing everything to secure their release. 
School head held over India 'rape'  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:56:14 GMT
Police in the Indian city of Bangalore arrest a school head for failing to protect children under his care after a six-year-old girl is allegedly raped. 
EU to widen Russia sanctions  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:00:20 GMT
The EU will widen sanctions against Russia to include more individuals and consider targeting the defence sector, the Dutch foreign minister says. 
Non-stop Argentina debt talks demand  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:23:44 GMT
A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month. 
Iraq monastery 'seized by militants'  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:25:38 GMT
Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave. 
US courts conflict on Obamacare law  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:04:04 GMT
Two US appeals courts give conflicting rulings regarding a federal regulation implementing key subsidies of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. 
UK 'still exporting arms' to Russia  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:27:35 GMT
The UK is still exporting millions of pounds worth of arms and other military equipment to Russia., despite concerns over its links to separatist rebels, say MPs. 
Lib Dem MP criticised for Gaza tweet  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:44:47 GMT
Lib Dem MP David Ward is accused of making "vile comments" on social media about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.