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Audi claims self-drive speed record  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:29:19 GMT
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version. 
Students build Oculus Moon robot  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:26:05 GMT
US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize. 
Protests against controversial opera  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:18:52 GMT
Politicians including former Mayor Rudy Giuliani protest against controversial opera The Death of Klinghoffer. 
Timberlake settles Heat legal action  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:38:45 GMT
Celebrity magazine Heat apologises to actor and singer Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel after publishing a "false and unfounded story" questioning their marriage. 
Pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops'  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:19:57 GMT
The EU's decision to ban the use of some pesticides could threaten UK crops, increase food prices and hit farmers' profits, a report claims. 
Aussie bees fight 'hive wars'  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:44:45 GMT
Bee colonies in Brisbane are waging war for months on end, according to a new study, and the victorious swarms are taking over the hives of rival species. 
Scans reveal cause of winter blues  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:21:11 GMT
Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). 
Nigeria declared free of Ebola  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:48:44 GMT
The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases. 
Pistorius 'unlikely to compete again'  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:33:11 GMT
Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete again after he is jailed for killing his girlfriend, says a psychiatrist. 
CSKA Moscow 2-2 Man City  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:51:15 GMT
Manchester City blow a two-goal lead to draw at CSKA Moscow, leaving their Champions League hopes in the balance. 
The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:37:48 GMT
Today, the "free" in free school stands for the freedom to found a school outside council control. But back in the 1970s young idealists created a very different type of free school. 
On the tracks of Australia's last record maker  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:21:50 GMT
How discs are pressed at the only record company in Australia with a vinyl press. 
Bashir seeks to extend 25-year rule  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:57:04 GMT
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir will stand for re-election next year, an aide says, despite previous claims that he would quit after 25 years in power. 
Tributes paid to ex-Australian PM  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:25:06 GMT
Tributes have been paid to Australia's controversial former prime minister Gough Whitlam who died on Tuesday at the age of 98. 
Lufthansa strike declared legal  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:44:49 GMT
German airline Lufthansa fails in a court bid to force its pilots to call off their strike, while union leaders warn of more action. 
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