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"Every artist wants his work to be permanent. But what is? The Aswan Dam covered some of the greatest art in the world. Venice is sinking. Great books and pictures were lost in the Florence floods. In the meantime we still enjoy butterflies."

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Sensors to prevent pain for amputees  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:41:59 GMT
Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores. 
Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'  Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:04:46 GMT
UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers. 
Manchester City 2-2 Sunderland  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:44:20 GMT
Manchester City drop crucial points in the Premier League title race as they can only salvage a late draw against bottom side Sunderland. 
A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:12:29 GMT
A photographer recently snapped perhaps the only girl in the world learning to hunt with a golden eagle. 
How to move a T-Rex dinosaur  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:16:49 GMT
One of the most complete tyrannosaurus skeletons ever found is being moved from Montana to Washington DC. There, hundreds of millions of people will eventually be able to view it. 
Remittance fees 'hurt Africans'  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:02:01 GMT
Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says. 
India to vote on biggest polling day  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:03:23 GMT
Indians are due to begin voting in the biggest day of the general election, pitting the ruling Congress party against the main opposition BJP. 
Head of oldest African park shot  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:39:39 GMT
The Belgian director of Africa's oldest national park - Virunga in the Democratic Republic of Congo - is shot and wounded in an ambush. 
Venezuela rejects protest amnesty  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:17:59 GMT
The Venezuelan government says it will not grant jailed opposition leaders an amnesty at talks aimed at ending anti-government protests. 
Mid-East peace talks meeting delayed  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:11:21 GMT
A meeting between Palestinian and Israeli peace negotiators has been postponed in the wake of a killing of an Israeli in the West Bank. 
Bloomberg in $50m push for gun laws  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:39:26 GMT
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces a $50m (£30m) election year push for stricter gun laws across the US. 
Wage rises catch up with inflation  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:35:12 GMT
After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics. 
Two killed in M26 five-vehicle crash  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:35:04 GMT
Two people die in a five-vehicle crash which closed the M26 in both directions. 
Blakelock family 'must feel angry'  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:00:37 GMT
Nicholas Jacobs, the man cleared of killing PC Keith Blakelock in 1985, says he would feel "angry and disappointed" if he was a member of the police officer's family. 
Virgin apologises for email glitch  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:11:12 GMT
Virgin Media apologises after some of its customers received hundreds of unwanted emails because of a distribution list error. 
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