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Arson attack kills Palestinian child 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:46:08 GMT 
    A Palestinian toddler has died in an arson attack in the West Bank, suspected to have been carried out by Jewish settlers, Israeli police say.


Debris 'very likely' part of MH370 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:57:12 GMT 
    It is "very likely" debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is that of the missing flight MH370, a top Australian official tells the BBC.


US photo find sparks internet quest 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:19:00 GMT 
    A US photographer launches an internet hunt to find two women pictured on an old roll of film she discovered in a second-hand store.


HIV flushed out by cancer drug 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:05:16 GMT 
    HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.


Facebook builds drone for net access 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:24:21 GMT 
    The social network Facebook announces it has built its own drone to bring internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.


France 'settles Russia warship row' 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:12:33 GMT 
    France agrees to pay compensation to Russia for cancelling the sale of two warships following the outbreak of the conflict in eastern Ukraine.


Etihad sued over obese passenger 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:56:36 GMT 
    An Australian plane passenger, who says he suffered back pain after being seated next to an overweight man, is suing Etihad Airways.


Police end icebreaker bridge protest 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:52:17 GMT 
    Greenpeace activists are removed from a bridge in Portland, Oregon, allowing an icebreaker to join an Arctic oil drilling operation.


Taiwan ministry stormed by students 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:46:34 GMT 
    Hundreds of students in Taiwan storm the education ministry, protesting against proposed changes to the curriculum which they say promote a pro-China view.


Celebrity fitness chain to go public 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:56:07 GMT 
    SoulCycle, the indoor cycling fitness chain with a celebrity following in the US, including David Beckham and Lady Gaga, plans to float on the stock market.


Canada pastor 'admits N Korea plot' 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:53:35 GMT 
    North Korea says a detained Canadian pastor has confessed to a "subversive plot" to overthrow the government and set up a "religious state".


Comet yields 'rich array' of organics 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:08:13 GMT 
    The spacecraft which made a spectacular landing on a comet last year has discovered a rich array of carbon compounds.


VIDEO: 'Too many to count' through Calais fence 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:03:17 GMT 
    Migrants have once more broken through police lines in Calais trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.


VIDEO: MH370 search: 'I found plane debris' 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:30:37 GMT 
    A Reunion man, Johnny Begue, shows the BBC's Milton Nkosi where he found the debris that may belong to missing plane MH370.


VIDEO: The body collectors of eastern Ukraine 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:24:06 GMT 
    Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding
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