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How corals stir up their world  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:57:27 GMT
Corals stir up the water, creating vortices that draw in nutrients and drive away waste, research reveals. 
Test Ebola drug '100% effective'  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:00:16 GMT
The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection. 
Plain packs 'no illegal smoking link'  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:15:39 GMT
A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is "no evidence" that the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes. 
Murray beats Tsonga to reach quarters  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:24:21 GMT
Britain's Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 to book a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic. 
Arsenal sign Welbeck from Man Utd  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:13:01 GMT
Arsenal sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck on a "long-term" deal for £16m. 
The girl with three biological parents  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:15:16 GMT
Alana Saarinen is one of a few people who have DNA from three different people - the UK may soon allow a new process which could make this more common. 
How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:13:31 GMT
The story of how the Polish became one of the UK's biggest ethnic minorities is one of war, exile and economic opportunity. 
Lesotho military action ruled out  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:00:15 GMT
Southern African leaders reject calls by Lesotho's exiled prime minister for the immediate deployment of troops to his country, an official tells the BBC. 
US works to free trio in N Korea  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:31:51 GMT
The White House says securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a "top priority", after they appealed for help. 
Nato plans rapid response force  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:28:51 GMT
Nato is to approve a rapid response force at a summit in Wales this week to deter any Russian threat to Eastern European members, the alliance's chief says. 
Man Utd sign Falcao on loan for £6m  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:31:35 GMT
Manchester United sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco. 
Libya militias 'seize ministries'  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:06:17 GMT
Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says, as the prime minister is reappointed. 
Joan Rivers' family remain hopeful  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:02:35 GMT
The daughter of comedian and TV presenter Joan Rivers says they have their "fingers crossed" as she recovers in hospital from a cardiac arrest. 
Payday loan hardship cases 'up 42%'  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:30:46 GMT
The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange. 
Ashya parents fight extradition  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:21:05 GMT
The parents of Ashya King are held in police custody after refusing to consent to their extradition to the UK at an appearance at the High Court in Spain. 
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