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Test Ebola drug '100% effective'  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:00:16 GMT
The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection. 
Plain packs 'no illegal smoking link'  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:15:39 GMT
A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is "no evidence" that the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes. 
Real Sociedad 4-2 Real Madrid  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:28:37 GMT
Real Sociedad come back from two goals down to seal a famous victory over European champions Real Madrid. 
Wozniacki beats Sharapova in US Open  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:46:20 GMT
Caroline Wozniacki reaches the US Open quarter-final with a three-set win over fifth seed Maria Sharapova. 
Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:40:17 GMT
George Orwell was a literary mediocrity and his views on the importance of plain writing are plain wrong, argues writer Will Self. 
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:36:59 GMT
A woman's headscarf is a garment which is heavy in symbolism in Islamic countries but recently I decided to take mine off. I am still Muslim - just not so visibly. 
Lesotho PM flees 'military coup'  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:53:50 GMT
Lesotho's prime minister crosses into South Africa, accusing Lesotho's army of staging a coup and telling the BBC his life is in danger. 
Key Thai ministries go to military  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:16:44 GMT
Thai military leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha appoints a new cabinet, with key posts going to serving or former generals. 
Eurosceptics win German state seats  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:47:04 GMT
Eurosceptic party 'Alternative for Germany' wins its first state parliament seats in the eastern state of Saxony, according to exit polls. 
El Salvador gangs re-launch truce  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:45:45 GMT
Leaders of five of El Salvador's powerful gangs say they will stop attacking police and military in a bid to re-launch a gang truce agreed two years ago. 
Iraqi forces 'reach besieged Amerli'  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:52:58 GMT
Iraqi forces reach the besieged town of Amerli, where thousands of people have been trapped by jihadists, military officials say. 
US senators urge arms for Ukraine  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 05:31:21 GMT
Key American senators call for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion". 
Ashya brother defends arrested parents  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:15:41 GMT
A boy with a brain tumour whose parents took him from a hospital against medical advice had everything he needed to be safe, his brother says. 
High-powered hairdryers under threat  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:01:07 GMT
High-powered hairdryers are on a list of household electrical items the EU is considering banning in an attempt to curb energy consumption. 
Umunna: Brown's denials hurt Labour  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:39:58 GMT
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna says Gordon Brown's refusal to use the word "cuts" in 2010 is still hurting Labour.