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'Brain hub predicts negative events'  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:40:42 GMT
Scientists have identified a part of the brain that may help us predict when things are about to go wrong and could play a part in depression. 
Fist bumps 'cleaner than handshakes'  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:00:49 GMT
Scientists at Aberystwyth University in Wales have shown that more bacteria are transferred by shaking hands, than by fist-bumping or high-fiving. 
La Liga 'wants all of world's best'  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:48:14 GMT
The president of La Liga wants to attract the world's best players to Spain and rival the financial power of the Premier League. 
Van Gaal to bide time over new faces  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:29:51 GMT
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will not rush to make signings despite "having" to play with wing-backs recently. 
Germany's super-shy super-rich  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:31:29 GMT
Why do some of Germany's wealthiest families dodge the limelight and avoid conspicuous consumption? 
The people who want to be near a tornado  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:58:37 GMT
In the US, the number of people who chase tornados is growing - why do they put themselves in danger? 
Gold medallist fails drugs test  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:19:50 GMT
Weightlifting gold medallist Chika Amalaha of Nigeria is provisionally suspended from Commonwealth Games for failing a drugs test. 
Bomber kills Hamid Karzai's cousin  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:34:33 GMT
A suicide bomber kills Hashmat Karzai, an influential cousin of President Hamid Karzai in the southern city of Kandahar. 
Kosovo ex-rebels 'should face trial'  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:45:58 GMT
An EU war crimes prosecutor accuses ex-Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commanders of grave offences in the 1999 war against Serbia. 
UN blacklists N Korea arms ship firm  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:53:30 GMT
The UN blacklists the operator of a North Korean ship seized near the Panama Canal in July 2013 with undeclared Cuban weapons on board. 
France offers Iraq Christians asylum  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:59:45 GMT
France says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamic State militants holding the Iraqi city of Mosul. 
LA Clippers sale 'can go ahead'  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:11:35 GMT
A US judge rules that the LA Clippers basketball team can be sold, despite the objections of banned co-owner Donald Sterling. 
Boyfriend killed six-week-old baby  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:28:22 GMT
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is found guilty of manslaughter. 
Refunds after Games travel problems  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:35:22 GMT
People who missed Commonwealth Games events due to transport problems in and around Glasgow at the weekend are told they can apply for refunds. 
Rigby killer loses initial appeal bid  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:13:48 GMT
Michael Adebolajo loses the first stage of an appeal against his conviction and sentence for the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby.