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Silent film tops documentary poll  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:21:05 GMT
Dziga Vertov's 1929 film Man with a Movie Camera is voted the greatest ever documentary in a poll of more than 300 film-makers and critics. 
Nasa rover to make oxygen on Mars  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:55:37 GMT
Instruments on the next Nasa rover will attempt to make air and fuel from the Martian atmosphere to support future human landings. 
Goalkeepers' penalty 'flaw' revealed  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:17:41 GMT
Goalkeepers in penalty shoot-outs make a predictable error that could influence the outcome of the game according to new research. 
Ebola spreading too fast - WHO  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:03:21 GMT
The Ebola outbreak is spreading faster than efforts to control it, the head of the World Health Organization tells West African leaders. 
BMJ 'right' in statins claims row  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:25:31 GMT
An investigation backs the British Medical Journal's handling of two controversial and inaccurate articles it published on the harms of cholesterol-reducing statins. 
Lampard set for Man City loan move  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:45:04 GMT
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set to join Manchester City on a loan deal from New York City FC. 
Johnson drugs ban denied by PGA  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 05:59:59 GMT
Reports American golfer Dustin Johnson has been suspended for failing a drugs test are denied by the PGA Tour. 
America's 'botched' executions  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:52:41 GMT
A string of botched lethal injections has led the US president to order an inquiry into how the death penalty is applied - but botching, it turns out, is nothing new. 
The 'Flying Sikh' who won India's first Commonwealth gold  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:21:49 GMT
When Milkha Singh took to the track at the 1958 Commonwealth Games in Cardiff few had heard of him - but he made history. 
Uganda court annuls anti-gay law  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:52:19 GMT
Uganda's Constitutional Court annuls a tough anti-gay law that had drawn widespread criticism by Western governments and human rights activists. 
Held GSK detective visited by son  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:09:14 GMT
The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed to visit his father. 
Russia bans Polish fruit and veg  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:52:41 GMT
Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite. 
Mexican media denounces 'gag law'  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 00:47:29 GMT
Mexican journalists denounce a new law that introduces a number of restrictions on crime reporting in north-eastern Sinaloa state. 
Israeli Iron Dome firms 'hacked'  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:44:33 GMT
The BBC has seen evidence that appears to confirm hackers stole secret military documents from two Israeli government-owned companies. 
US House passes $694m border bill  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 01:05:31 GMT
A bill to strengthen the US border with Mexico clears the House of Representatives but is opposed by the Senate and the White House.