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More art found in Gurlitt's home  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:10:12 GMT
Two sculptures, possibly by Rodin and Degas, are discovered in the home of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich. 
Wildlife loss link to child slavery  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:17:53 GMT
New research suggests that the global reduction in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery. 
'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. 
Shift workers 'face diabetes risk'  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:14:23 GMT
Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts, with effects on waistlines, hormones and sleep increasing the risk, a study suggests. 
Paracetamol for back pain questioned  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:55:37 GMT
Taking paracetamol for lower back pain does not improve recovery time or provide any greater pain relief than using a placebo, scientists say. 
Wiggins says he's 'done with the road'  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:04:58 GMT
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he will not ride the Tour de France again after describing road racing as "cut-throat". 
Lampard joins MLS side New York City  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:59:21 GMT
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard joins Major League Soccer side New York City FC on a two-year deal. 
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. 
Illegal bottom injections on rise in US  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:02:06 GMT
In search of a rounder backside, women are turning to discount procedures that can lead to pains, disfiguration and even death. 
Sudan 'apostasy' woman meets Pope  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:18:08 GMT
A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam meets Pope Francis at the Vatican. 
MSF allowed to resume Rakhine work  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:35:21 GMT
Myanmar allows Medecins Sans Frontieres to resume work in Rakhine state, where residents have had almost no access to healthcare since the group was ejected in February. 
Poland 'helped in CIA rendition'  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:53:28 GMT
Poland violated the human rights convention and helped the CIA's rendition of terror suspects, the European Court of Human Rights finds. 
Venezuela trial 'test for democracy'  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:58:58 GMT
One of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, says his trial for inciting violence will "test the quality" of the Venezuelan democracy. 
Iraq MPs elect Massoum as president  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:20:53 GMT
Iraqi parliament elects Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as the country's next president, succeeding Jalal Talabani. 
Suspect: Detroit shooting 'accident'  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:29:16 GMT
A man charged with killing an unarmed black woman on his suburban Detroit porch in November initially told police it was an accident, a jury hears.