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Double vaccines 'could end polio'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:31:23 GMT
Using both types of polio vaccine could speed up efforts to free the world of the crippling and potentially fatal disease, research suggests. 
Botox may have cancer fighting role  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:18:59 GMT
Botox injections - beloved by those seeking a wrinkle-free complexion - may help fight cancer, early animal studies suggest. 
Mackay apologises over text row  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:43:43 GMT
Malky Mackay apologises for sending two one-line text messages he admits were "disrespectful of other cultures". 
Liverpool agree £16m Balotelli fee  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:59:03 GMT
Liverpool agree a £16m fee with Italian club AC Milan to sign former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli. 
Is anti-Semitism rising?  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:18:37 GMT
Does the evidence support claims that anti-Semitism has risen since the recent conflict between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza? 
Trigger decision: when police shoot  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:32:08 GMT
Police shootings have made headlines in the US this summer. But what really happens before an officer fires his gun? 
Boko Haram 'control police academy'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:54:13 GMT
Northern Nigeria's riot police training academy has been overrun by Boko Haram Islamist militants, sources in Borno state tell the BBC. 
Thailand coup general named as PM  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:38:16 GMT
Thailand's junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led a coup in May, is named the new prime minister, after a parliamentary vote. 
Hunt on for 'UK' beheading suspect  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:40:55 GMT
Police and security services are trying to identify a jihadist - thought to be British - in connection with the killing of US journalist James Foley. 
Shakira song 'broke copyright laws'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:56:10 GMT
Colombian pop star Shakira's hit song Loca was indirectly copied from a Dominican songwriter's work, a US federal judge rules. 
Israel kills top Hamas commanders  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:18:58 GMT
An Israeli air strike kills three senior Hamas military commanders as Israel vows to pursue its Gaza campaign until it achieves "full security". 
Bergdahl prisoner swap 'illegal'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:19:37 GMT
The exchange of five Taliban fighters held at Guantanamo Bay for a captive US soldier violated the law, a US government watchdog agency finds. 
Doctors may face 'tougher sanctions'  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:31:45 GMT
Failing doctors could be forced to apologise to patients under measures being considered by the medical regulator. 
Ex-ministers join Commons clerk row  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:45:28 GMT
Veteran MPs Jack Straw and Margaret Beckett urge further scrutiny of the proposed appointment of the new House of Commons clerk amid an ongoing row. 
Councils bar campaigns from schools  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:14:38 GMT
The official referendum campaigns are being barred from the majority of schools in Scotland ahead of polling day, BBC research finds