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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". 
Northampton 34-6 Ospreys  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:04:51 GMT
Four tries from Wales wing George North see Saints end Ospreys' unbeaten start to the season in the Champions Cup. 
West Ham United 2-1 Manchester City  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:25:21 GMT
Manchester City's title ambitions suffer a setback as Diafra Sakho scores to help earn West Ham earn a 2-1 victory. 
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. 
Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:29:57 GMT
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide. 
Younus sets Pakistan century record  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:27:29 GMT
Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai. 
Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:01:04 GMT
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February. 
Life terms for Argentina jail crimes  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:56:09 GMT
An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s. 
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. 
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. 
Lamont quits after role 'questioned'  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:40:31 GMT
Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont resigns saying senior party members had "questioned" her role amid the "serious challenges" faced by Labour in Scotland. 
Ex-first ministers hit out at Labour  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:50:20 GMT
Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont. 
IT issues cause Heathrow disruption  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:41:43 GMT
There is disruption at Heathrow Airport after "issues" with an IT system, British Airways confirms. 
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