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Cancer-killing cells made in the lab  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:27:46 GMT
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer. 
First transplant of 'dead' heart  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:25 GMT
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart". 
England edge Samoa in thriller  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:36:43 GMT
England narrowly hold on for victory against Samoa in a pulsating Four Nations encounter in Brisbane. 
Suarez gets help for impulse to bite  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:31:38 GMT
Luis Suarez gets professional help for an "impulse" to bite opponents ahead of his Barcelona debut against Real Madrid on Saturday. 
The day UFOs stopped play  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:31:00 GMT
In 1954, a football game in Florence was interrupted by UFOs flying over the stadium. The spectacle was witnessed by more than 10,000 people – but what was it? 
How to solve brain-teasers set by a top puzzle master  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:32:50 GMT
The Magazine recently wrote about the late puzzle master extraordinaire, Martin Gardner, and shared some of his brain-teasers - as promised, here are the answers. 
Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:00:15 GMT
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say. 
Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:12:51 GMT
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says. 
Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:06:58 GMT
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion. 
Puffer fish poisons 11 in Brazil  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:32:26 GMT
Eleven people fell seriously ill in Brazil after eating a deadly puffer fish for lunch, it was reported. 
Bahrain F1 complaint 'merits probe'  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:57:33 GMT
A complaint that human rights regulations were breached when the Formula 1 Grand Prix was staged in Bahrain "merits further examination", a UK government panel says. 
Two US Ebola nurses free of virus  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:10:30 GMT
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York. 
Scottish Labour leader stands down  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:04:55 GMT
Scottish Labour Party leader Johann Lamont resigns with immediate effect after accusing the UK party of treating Scotland like a "branch office". 
Cost of driving licence to be cut  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:01:11 GMT
The cost of getting a driving licence is being cut following a recent public consultation, the government says. 
Man killed in west Belfast shooting  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:09:58 GMT
A 28-year-old man who was shot in west Belfast dies in hospital.