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UK team to shoot for fusion record  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:38:27 GMT
The director of a UK science facility says it could set a new world record in nuclear fusion by the end of the decade. 
Binge drinking 'link to overeating'  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:21:17 GMT
Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can push people over a "tipping point", meaning they consume about 6,300 extra calories in the following 24 hours, research says. 
Cancer teen hits £1m charity target  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:54:57 GMT
A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers. 
Martinez tips Moyes for rapid return  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:48:35 GMT
Everton boss Roberto Martinez backs predecessor David Moyes to make a quick return to management. 
Why Palestinians love St George  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:14:26 GMT
As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own celebrations of this shared hero. 
The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:06:17 GMT
As more and more families send their drug and alcohol-addicted kids to therapeutic wilderness camps in the US, more and more become acquainted with the shadowy figure known as the "escort." 
Nigeria rapist to be stoned to death  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:05:22 GMT
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria sentences a man of 63 to death by stoning for raping a girl of 10 and infecting her with HIV. 
China releases Japanese cargo ship  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:33:01 GMT
China has released a Japanese cargo ship it seized over a war-time debt, a court statement says, after the Japanese firm paid compensation. 
Match-fixer arrested in Finland  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:05:59 GMT
Convicted football match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal is being held by Finnish police on an international arrest warrant, officials say. 
Argentina approves Repsol payment  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:11:48 GMT
Argentina's congress approves $5bn (£3bn) of compensation for the Spanish oil firm Repsol over the expropriation of its share in the oil firm YPF. 
Ban blames all Syria sides over aid  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:02:52 GMT
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accuses all parties in Syria's civil war of "flagrant violations" of international law over the delivery of aid. 
Canada to drop 'flawed' rail tankers  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:00:21 GMT
Canada says it will phase out the type of rail tankers involved in the deadly train derailment in Lac-Megantic last July. 
Police make Syria plea to UK women  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:08:04 GMT
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war. 
Crime falls 15% in England and Wales  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:57:38 GMT
Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs, according to police figures, of rises in certain categories. 
Court 'failed' killed baby boy  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:08:02 GMT
A decision taken by magistrates "disempowered" care workers trying to protect a baby boy from his father who later inflicted fatal brain injuries, a serious case review in Derby reveals.