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Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:42:24 GMT
Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process. 
Cancer gene test 'would save lives'  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:04:36 GMT
Younger bowel cancer patients should be offered a genetic test to screen for a rare condition linked to a higher risk of cancer, say UK researchers. 
Norway best country for older people  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:02:05 GMT
Norway is the best place to be old, according to an index of the quality of later life in published on the UN's International Day of Older Persons. 
Lancaster signs England deal to 2020  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:18:23 GMT
Stuart Lancaster's contract as England head coach is extended until 2020 by the Rugby Football Union. 
England stars 'treated like babies'  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:22:18 GMT
England's players are suffering because they are not trusted to behave like grown-ups, according to Rio Ferdinand. 
Almaz's story  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:03:29 GMT
When a young Ethiopian woman went to Saudi Arabia to work as a maid her new employers treated her like a slave. 
Why 'boots on the ground'?  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:01:03 GMT
The expression "boots on the ground" may not have been used until about 1980. 
Congo ex-fighters 'starve in camp'  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:04:52 GMT
More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights groups. 
Japan volcano eruption deaths rise  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:35:45 GMT
Rescue workers in Japan recover 12 more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption. 
UK's Lord Hill puts EU before City  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:36:00 GMT
The EU Commissioner-designate for financial services, Britain's Lord Hill, tells MEPs he will act for the whole EU, not for the City of London. 
Mexico charges troops with homicide  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:49:01 GMT
Mexico's attorney general has charged three soldiers with murder during a shootout with 22 alleged gang members on 30 June. 
Syria peacekeeping 'impossible'  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:14:13 GMT
The Philippines says it will not participate in "impossible or unclear" UN peacekeeping missions after a rebel ambush in the Syrian Golan Heights. 
Man charged over Oklahoma beheading  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:31:07 GMT
An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a female colleague after being fired from his job has been charged with first-degree murder. 
Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:59:07 GMT
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech. 
Body find sparks Alice murder probe  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:46:08 GMT
The disappearance of teenager Alice Gross is now being treated as a murder inquiry after a "significantly concealed" body is found.