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Broody octopus keeps four-year vigil  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:01:21 GMT
A deep-sea octopus has been observed nursing her eggs for more than four years - the longest brooding time seen in any animal. 
Drug-resistant malaria 'widespread'  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:28:46 GMT
Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in South East Asia, and has now reached the Cambodia-Thailand border, according to a study. 
'Tape measure test' call on diabetes  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:32:07 GMT
People are being urged to take out the tape measure to assess their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 
England close in on win over India  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:51:08 GMT
England move closer to levelling the series against India with another dominant display on day four of the third Test. 
Everton complete £28m Lukaku signing  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:28:11 GMT
Everton sign Belgian World Cup striker Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea for a club record fee of £28m. 
How many men are paedophiles?  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:34:41 GMT
The Pope was reported to have said that about 2% of Catholic clergy are paedophiles - but how does this compare to society as a whole? 
The pre-nup that can end a happy marriage  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:40:09 GMT
In parts of Yemen when a brother and sister from one family marry siblings from another, the couples' fates can be locked together regardless of how happy they are. 
Guinea concert stampede 'kills 34'  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:38:07 GMT
At least 34 people have reportedly died in a stampede in Guinea, during a concert marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. 
Khmer Rouge duo begin genocide trial  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:14:29 GMT
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh. 
France evacuates expats from Libya  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:16:09 GMT
The French government says it has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and militias. 
US travel ban on Venezuela officials  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:50:03 GMT
The US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan government officials it says are linked to human rights abuses during recent protests. 
'Dozens of bodies' at Libya base  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:42:17 GMT
At least 35 bodies are reportedly recovered from a military base that was overrun by Islamist-led militias in the Libyan city of Benghazi. 
Senators in campus sex assault push  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:49:45 GMT
A cross-party group of US senators introduce a bill aimed at reducing sexual assault on university campuses. 
NHS 'can deal with' UK Ebola threat  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:20:53 GMT
The Ebola virus poses a threat to the UK but health services here have the experience to deal with it, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says. 
Kylie to headline Games closing show  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:56:40 GMT
Kylie Minogue will perform at the closing ceremony of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, organisers confirm.