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BBC Sir Cliff coverage 'appropriate'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:50:25 GMT
The BBC "acted appropriately" in covering the police search of Sir Cliff Richard's home, the corporation's director general Tony Hall says. 
Warming 'pause' may last until 2025  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:45:33 GMT
The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures is being caused by the Atlantic Ocean and could last another 10 years, say researchers. 
Stench of decay turns coral away  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:44:24 GMT
Marine biologists find that baby coral and fish can smell the difference between good and bad reefs. 
US Ebola patients out of hospital  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:19:00 GMT
One of the US aid workers who recovered from the Ebola virus says he is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital. 
Botox may have cancer fighting role  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:18:59 GMT
Botox injections - beloved by those seeking a wrinkle-free complexion - may help fight cancer, early animal studies suggest. 
Mackay apologises for text 'banter'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:43:43 GMT
Malky Mackay says sorry for sending two one-line text messages that he admits were "disrespectful of other cultures". 
Liverpool agree £16m Balotelli fee  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:59:03 GMT
Liverpool agree a £16m fee with Italian club AC Milan to sign former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli. 
Is anti-Semitism rising?  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:18:37 GMT
Does the evidence support claims that anti-Semitism has risen since the recent conflict between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza? 
Trigger decision: when police shoot  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:32:08 GMT
Police shootings have made headlines in the US this summer. But what really happens before an officer fires his gun? 
Boko Haram 'control police academy'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:54:13 GMT
Northern Nigeria's riot police training academy has been overrun by Boko Haram Islamist militants, sources in Borno state tell the BBC. 
Hanged India girls' 'rape' in doubt  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:48:56 GMT
A forensic investigation into clothing and swabs taken after the murder and alleged gang rape of two teenage cousins in northern India concludes they were not sexually assaulted. 
Hunt on for 'UK' beheading suspect  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:40:55 GMT
Police and security services are trying to identify a jihadist - thought to be British - in connection with the killing of US journalist James Foley. 
Shakira song 'broke copyright laws'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:56:10 GMT
Colombian pop star Shakira's hit song Loca was indirectly copied from a Dominican songwriter's work, a US federal judge rules. 
Israel kills top Hamas commanders  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:18:58 GMT
An Israeli air strike kills three senior Hamas military commanders as Israel vows to pursue its Gaza campaign until it achieves "full security". 
Bergdahl prisoner swap 'illegal'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:19:37 GMT
The exchange of five Taliban fighters held at Guantanamo Bay for a captive US soldier violated the law, a US government watchdog agency finds.