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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". 
Later sunsets 'make kids more active'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:15:39 GMT
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers. 
Suarez to make Barcelona bow at Real  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:53:15 GMT
 
'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:59:11 GMT
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat. 
Reclaiming the swastika  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:03:34 GMT
In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but historically it was used as a symbol of good fortune in almost every culture in the world. 
US seniors face student loan debt  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:29:15 GMT
Around the world, student debt is a financial burden for millions - and in the US, a growing number of senior citizens are still repaying the cost of their education into retirement age. 
Botswana votes in tight election  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:26:24 GMT
Voters are going to the polls in Botswana in what is expected to be the closest general elections in the world's largest diamond producer. 
US firm fine for underpaying Indians  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:45:02 GMT
US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project. 
Star MI5 wartime agent was bank clerk  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:01:45 GMT
A wartime MI5 agent who secretly penetrated the ranks of the UK's Nazi sympathisers has been identified as an unassuming suburban bank clerk, new files show. 
US returns ancient artefacts to Peru  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:53:28 GMT
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves. 
US-led Syria strikes 'kill hundreds'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:12:04 GMT
US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say. 
NY doctor tests positive for Ebola  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:34:17 GMT
A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city. 
Briton dies in operation in Thailand  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:51:39 GMT
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, officials in the country say. 
Payout to mother of secret PC's child  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:03:03 GMT
The Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer. 
GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:22:26 GMT
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said. 
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Dozens monitored for Ebola in Mali  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:06:41 GMT
EU agrees to emergency budget talks  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:19:32 GMT
Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:27:04 GMT
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