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EU Sentinel returns first images  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:23:05 GMT
The first images come back from the radar satellite launched as part of the European Union's new flagship Earth-observation project. 
Early air points to cold, dry Mars  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:23:21 GMT
Scientists have worked out the characteristics of the air on Mars 3.6 billion years ago. 
Sensors to prevent pain for amputees  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:41:59 GMT
Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores. 
Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'  Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:04:46 GMT
UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers. 
Kroos 'won't join Man Utd this year'  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:57:15 GMT
Manchester United target Toni Kroos will remain with Bayern Munich "until at least 2015", according to his agent. 
A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:12:29 GMT
A photographer recently snapped perhaps the only girl in the world learning to hunt with a golden eagle. 
How to move a T-Rex dinosaur  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:16:49 GMT
One of the most complete tyrannosaurus skeletons ever found is being moved from Montana to Washington DC. There, hundreds of millions of people will eventually be able to view it. 
Remittance fees 'hurt Africans'  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:02:01 GMT
Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says. 
Mini-sub continues search for plane  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:18:51 GMT
A robotic submarine continues its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on the seabed of the southern Indian Ocean. 
Court clears ex-Anglo bank boss  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:48 GMT
The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others. 
Venezuela rejects protest amnesty  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:17:59 GMT
The Venezuelan government says it will not grant jailed opposition leaders an amnesty at talks aimed at ending anti-government protests. 
Mid-East peace talks meeting delayed  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:11:21 GMT
A meeting between Palestinian and Israeli peace negotiators has been postponed in the wake of a killing of an Israeli in the West Bank. 
Bloomberg in $50m push for gun laws  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:39:26 GMT
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces a $50m (£30m) election year push for stricter gun laws across the US. 
Wage rises catch up with inflation  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:35:12 GMT
After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics. 
Two killed in M26 five-vehicle crash  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:35:04 GMT
Two people die in a five-vehicle crash which closed the M26 in both directions.