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Easy Rider chopper goes under hammer  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:12:50 GMT
The customised chopper Peter Fonda rode in 1969 film Easy Rider is expected to fetch more than $1 million (£613,000) when it goes up for auction next month. 
Chin strap turns chewing into power  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:27:12 GMT
Engineers build a chin strap that harnesses the energy produced by jaw movements, and could one day power hearing aids or bluetooth earpieces. 
Better mobility key for clean cities  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:29:09 GMT
Effective urban transit systems can encourage people out of their cars and provide a cost-effective way to tackle climate change, a report suggests. 
British Ebola nurse travels to US  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:05:23 GMT
A British nurse who recovered from Ebola travels to the US to donate blood to try to save the life of another victim of the virus. 
Berries in cancer therapy trial  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:18:03 GMT
Early research suggests wild berries could play a role in boosting chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer. 
Bayern Munich 1-0 Manchester City  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:26:23 GMT
Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng scores a last-minute winner to deny Manchester City a point in their Champions League opener. 
Chelsea 1-1 FC Schalke 04  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:03:33 GMT
Cesc Fabregas scores his first for Chelsea but they are held to a draw by Schalke in their Champions League group opener. 
The freedivers who swim with whales  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:16:14 GMT
A group of researchers who risk their lives to swim side-by-side with sperm whales and humpbacks are hoping to get a unique insight into the animals' behaviour. 
VIDEO: Last of the castanet makers?  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:30:29 GMT
Juan Vela is one of very few artisans making traditional, handcrafted castanets for Spanish flamenco. 
South Sudan U-turn on foreigner ban  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:46:09 GMT
South Sudan's government says it will not expel foreign workers, annulling a controversial decree it issued a day earlier. 
Sony shares fall 12% on loss warning  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:42:24 GMT
Sony shares fall by 12% at the start of trade in Tokyo, after it warned of bigger losses for the full year. 
Shares plunge after Russian arrest  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:41:55 GMT
Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov is put under house arrest on suspicion of money-laundering, and shares in his company Sistema tumble. 
Odile storm moves towards Arizona  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:16:04 GMT
Tropical storm Odile is moving up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods. 
Dozens killed in Syria air strikes  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:24:15 GMT
Almost 50 people have been killed by two days of government air strikes in an opposition-held town in central Syria, activists say. 
'Genius grant' winners announced  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:09:20 GMT
A physicist, a graphic memoirist and an organiser of home care workers are among this year's recipients of the MacArthur "Genius" grants.