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Smell test 'may predict lifespan'  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:48:37 GMT
US researchers say a simple smell test could help predict how likely someone is to be alive in five years' time. 
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. 
Wenger praises 'electric' Welbeck  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:03:33 GMT
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Danny Welbeck is "electric" after his hat-trick in the 4-1 win against Galatasaray. 
Typhoon 'threatens Japanese GP'  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 07:27:48 GMT
The Japanese GP could be called off if Typhoon Phanfone hits Japan on Sunday, says Force India driver Sergio Perez. 
How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:07:53 GMT
In the 1960s and 1970s, hundreds of Cypriots disappeared. Now, with the help of a laboratory in Bosnia, there is a renewed effort to find out what happened to them. 
Why Japan's sunny beaches are deserted  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:35:44 GMT
For much of September, Tokyo basked in temperatures of 25C or more. In most countries there would be a rush for the beach, but not in Japan. 
Grace Mugabe 'should hand back PhD'  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:52:22 GMT
Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation. 
Japan volcano eruption deaths rise  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:59:00 GMT
Rescue workers in Japan recover more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 47 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption. 
Lithuania accuses Russia over boat  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:15:17 GMT
Russia is accused by Lithuania of violating international maritime laws after seizing a Lithuanian fishing boat with a crew of 30. 
Rio 2016 Olympics 'are on track'  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:15:58 GMT
The International Olympic Committee says it is satisfied with the progress made by Rio de Janeiro in its preparations for the 2016 Olympics. 
Top Bahrain rights activist arrested  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:45:17 GMT
Leading Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is arrested over Twitter remarks deemed "denigrating" to government institutions. 
Texas children 'monitored for Ebola'  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:24:50 GMT
Five children in Texas who came into contact with the Liberian man infected with Ebola are being monitored at home. 
Ebola fight hit by aid cuts, MPs warn  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:20:17 GMT
Cuts in the amount of health aid the UK provides to Liberia and Sierra Leone have "compromised the fight" to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, MPs warn. 
RAF jets bomb militants' pickup truck  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:26:00 GMT
RAF jets conduct fresh strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, carrying out a precision bombing attack on an armed pickup truck. 
Wonga to write off £220m of loans  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:47:05 GMT
Payday lender Wonga says it is writing off £220m of debts for 330,000 customers after putting in place new affordability checks.