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Banksy's Pierced Eardrum vandalised  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:38:33 GMT
A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol is vandalised less than 24 hours after the work appeared. 
African solar plan to power UK homes  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:33:33 GMT
Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa. 
Europe 'will fail to protect climate'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:05:35 GMT
IPCC expert says EU's plan consigns future leaders to “extraordinary and unprecedented” CO2 cuts. 
Nigeria declared free of Ebola  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:48:44 GMT
The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases. 
Scans reveal cause of winter blues  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:21:11 GMT
Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). 
Pistorius faces five-year IPC ban  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:46:34 GMT
Paralympic chiefs say Oscar Pistorius cannot compete in IPC events for five years after he is jailed for killing Reeva Steenkamp. 
Man Utd's best display - Van Gaal  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:29:51 GMT
Louis van Gaal says Manchester United are disappointed not to beat West Brom after their "best match of the season". 
On the tracks of Australia's last record maker  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:21:50 GMT
How discs are pressed at the only record company in Australia with a vinyl press. 
Scandalous tales from the British embassy in Paris  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:16:37 GMT
Hugh Schofield reveals the colourful history of the British ambassador's residence in Paris - courtesy of the butler. 
Zambia's Sata goes for health check  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:38:22 GMT
Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, flies abroad for a medical check-up amid persistent speculation that he is seriously ill. 
Pakistan Taliban sack spokesman  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:41:16 GMT
The Pakistan Taliban sack their spokesman Shahidullah Shahid after he pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS). 
Ukraine faces cluster bomb claim  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:53:40 GMT
A leading human rights group says it has strong evidence Ukraine attacked populated areas of Donetsk with cluster bombs, banned by many other states. 
Chile arrests former Pinochet aide  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:12:08 GMT
Chile arrests Col Cristian Labbe, former aide to ex-military leader Augusto Pinochet, over the killings of 13 political prisoners in the 1970s. 
Four held 'over Iran acid attacks'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:41:49 GMT
Iranian police arrest four men following a string of acid attacks against women allegedly for not following the country's strict dress code. 
Exiled Nazis collected US benefits  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:47:32 GMT
The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.