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'Fluffy' dinosaurs were widespread 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:19:11 GMT 
    A discovery of 150 million year old fossils in Siberia indicates that feathers were much more widespread among dinosaurs than previously thought.


US manhunt for tuberculosis patient 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:44:49 GMT 
    Authorities in California search for a fugitive homeless man who has refused treatment for tuberculosis and may be contagious.


Bedtime light 'may stop cancer drug' 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:40:05 GMT 
    Even dimly lit bedrooms may stop breast cancer drugs from working, according to US research.


Striker Drogba re-signs for Chelsea 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:27:16 GMT 
    Chelsea re-sign veteran striker Didier Drogba on a one-year deal after the Ivorian left Galatasaray.


England's Rowsell wins pursuit gold 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:56:19 GMT 
    England's Joanna Rowsell wins gold in the Commonwealth individual pursuit but Jason Kenny has to settle for sprint silver.


A country where liberal journalists risk death 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:04:26 GMT 
    A writer who gets on the wrong side of religious activists in Pakistan is in severe danger, and may have to vanish to survive.


When time stood still 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:24:31 GMT 
    The story of the watch that survived Hiroshima - and its owner, who found peace through forgiveness.


South Sudan rebels 'lose key town' 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:02:43 GMT 
    Government forces in South Sudan retake the strategic town of Nasir attacked by rebels on Sunday, the UN says.


Dutch and Australians in MH17 talks 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:58:13 GMT 
    The Netherlands and Australia seek access to the rebel-controlled crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine as more bodies arrive in Eindhoven.


BSkyB pays £5bn to create Sky Europe 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:10:07 GMT 
    BSkyB wants to take over Rupert Murdoch's pay TV companies in Germany and Italy in a move that would create a company with 20 million European viewers.


Charges over Mexico children's home 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:15:20 GMT 
    A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora.


UN sends 'unofficial' aid to Syria 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:39:20 GMT 
    The first UN aid shipment to Syria delivered without the consent of the government has arrived in the north of the country.


Homeowner kills 'pregnant burglar' 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:04:02 GMT 
    Authorities in California are investigating whether to charge an elderly man who fatally shot a suspected female burglar who said she was pregnant.


Miliband: I can't beat PM on image 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:11:16 GMT 
    Ed Miliband hits back at critics of his image and leadership style, insisting voters want "big ideas" not photo opportunities.


Briton among Air Algerie crash dead 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:05:10 GMT 
    A British man was among the 116 passengers who died when the Air Algerie AH5017 jet crashed in Mali, the UK Foreign Office says.
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