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Plain packs 'no effect on smokers'  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:15:39 GMT
A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is "no evidence" that the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes. 
Electrical stimulation 'aids memory'  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:17:49 GMT
Electromagnetic stimulation of a specific part of the brain may improve the ability to remember certain facts, researchers say. 
Liverpool drawn against Real Madrid  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:35:08 GMT
Liverpool are drawn against holders Real Madrid as Manchester City get a tough draw in the Champions League. 
Rooney named new England captain  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:18:17 GMT
Wayne Rooney is named England captain by manager Roy Hodgson, who also calls up four uncapped players. 
The last Armenians of Myanmar  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:36:34 GMT
The last 'full' Armenian in Myanmar died last year, so what is the future of Yangon's historic Armenian church? 
The parenting lessons to be taken from movies  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:10:16 GMT
It is 50 years since Mary Poppins appeared on cinema screens. 
Zambia leader sacks potential rival  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:55:16 GMT
Zambia's leader sacks his justice minister, seen as a potential successor, amid rumours the president is gravely ill. 
India launches bank accounts for all  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:48:30 GMT
Indian PM Narendra Modi launches a plan to provide a bank account for every household, in a landmark initiative to help the poor. 
Venice kicks off with Birdman film  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:43:14 GMT
The Venice Film Festival gets under way in Italy with Birdman, a comedy drama about an actor trying to escape from the shadow of his most famous role. 
Strike disrupts Argentine capital  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:24:11 GMT
Sections of Argentina's General Confederation of Labour are holding a 36-hour strike, which has caused disruption in the capital Buenos Aires. 
Morsi investigated over 'Qatar leak'  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:00:44 GMT
Egypt has opened an investigation into ousted President Mohammed Morsi for allegedly handing over secret files to Qatar, state media report. 
US supermarket sale ends bitter feud  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:46:40 GMT
The US supermarket chain Market Basket agrees to sell to former boss Arthur T Demoulas, ending a months-long strike amongst workers and customers. 
Tory MP Carswell defects to UKIP  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:47:21 GMT
Tory MP Douglas Carswell has defected to the UK Independence Party - and says he will seek re-election in Clacton at a by-election. 
New hospital food rules introduced  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:01:11 GMT
Hospitals in England will be expected to provide a higher standard of food under new rules being introduced by the government. 
Early inspections over abuse scandal  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:44:06 GMT
Inspections of the children's services at the centre of the Rotherham abuse scandal are to be carried out early, as the deputy police and crime commissioner resigns and calls for her boss Shaun Wright to go.