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Sensors to prevent pain for amputees  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:41:59 GMT
Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores. 
Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'  Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:04:46 GMT
UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers. 
Hamilton top in second practice  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:39:59 GMT
Lewis Hamilton heads Ferrari's Fernando Alonso as the Mercedes driver sets the pace in Friday practice at the Chinese GP. 
The spooky world of the 'numbers stations'  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:27:32 GMT
This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio. 
Should drug firms make payments to doctors?  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:46:27 GMT
Critics have blamed payments by drugs firms to US doctors for encouraging risky and wasteful prescription habits. What difference have payments made, and will forcing companies to disclose them help? 
French troops free Mali aid workers  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:20:05 GMT
French troops in Mali free five aid workers who were kidnapped in the north of the country by suspected Islamist militants in February. 
Australia navy captains disciplined  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:35:03 GMT
An Australian navy captain is removed from his command and another disciplined for violating Indonesia's waters on asylum patrol duties. 
French far-right 'opens arms' to UKIP  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:57:25 GMT
The leader of the right-wing Front National party in France says she would welcome collaboration with UKIP in fighting against the EU "with open arms". 
Brazilian police end strike over pay  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:53:14 GMT
Police in the state of Bahia in Brazil vote to end a two-day strike which prompted the deployment of federal troops to restore order on the streets. 
Algeria votes on Bouteflika's future  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:15:07 GMT
Algerians have voted in elections in which incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, is seeking a fourth term. 
Obama: Healthcare law 'is working'  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:54:12 GMT
President Barack Obama defends his signature healthcare law, saying the debate over its repeal is "over" as he touts high enrolment numbers. 
Sacked doctor was unfairly dismissed  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:30:59 GMT
A sacked heart specialist was unfairly dismissed after raising concerns about patient safety, an employment tribunal rules. 
Labour hires Obama poll guru Axelrod  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:38:59 GMT
David Axelrod, the strategist who masterminded Barack Obama's presidential victories, will be a key adviser on Ed Miliband's 2015 general election campaign, the Labour Party says. 
Second earthquake hits East Midlands  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:06:52 GMT
Experts confirm the Rutland town of Oakham has had its second earthquake in two days. 
Teachers' unions meet amid disputes  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:00:24 GMT
Calls for more action over pay and pensions are expected this weekend when the two biggest teachers' unions meet for their annual conferences.