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Monster shark 'kept whales in check'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:23:19 GMT
The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests. 
Deal expected on EU climate cuts  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:20:37 GMT
A plan to cut CO2 by 40% from 1990 levels is likely to be agreed by EU leaders despite the threat of a veto from Poland. 
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. 
'Nine million have TB' - WHO report  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:01 GMT
The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease. 
Police called to 'Balotelli car row'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:45:46 GMT
Police investigate a claim that Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli "threatened" a woman who was taking pictures of his Ferrari. 
Horse trainer guilty over steroids  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:58:33 GMT
Irish racehorse trainer Philip Fenton is found guilty of having performance-enhancing drugs and other animal remedies at his stables. 
Remembering Ben Bradlee  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:26:06 GMT
Today presenter James Naughtie remembers his friend, the legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee who's died aged 93. 
Tales from the India Office  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:04:32 GMT
Millions of documents recording Britain's 350-year presence in the sub-continent reveal some exotic stories. 
Guinea paying Ebola compensation  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:29:39 GMT
The head of Guinea's Ebola mission says the government has started paying compensation to the families of health workers who have died of the virus. 
Japan court backs pregnant woman  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:59:21 GMT
Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy. 
Everton fans targeted with tear gas  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:41:07 GMT
Everton fans are targeted with tear gas fired by police during clashes ahead of their Europa League match with Lille. 
Mayor 'ordered attack on students'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:19:31 GMT
The mayor of the Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, is wanted for allegedly ordering police to confront them. 
Saudi women jailed for terror links  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:18:23 GMT
Four women in Saudi Arabia have been given prison sentences for supporting al-Qaeda and training their sons for jihad. 
Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:42:32 GMT
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country. 
NHS funds rise 'tough but possible'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:03:13 GMT
Increasing NHS spending in England by the £8bn health bosses warn will be needed by 2020 will be tough but possible, the health secretary says.