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Naked photos of celebrities leaked 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:50:51 GMT 
    Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.


African food security on the menu 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:55:35 GMT 
    African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.


How corals stir up their world 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:57:27 GMT 
    Corals stir up the water, creating vortices that draw in nutrients and drive away waste, research reveals.


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.


Man Utd sign Falcao on loan for £6m 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:31:35 GMT 
    Manchester United sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.


Murray beats Tsonga to reach quarters 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:24:21 GMT 
    Britain's Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 to book a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.


The girl with three biological parents 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:15:16 GMT 
    Alana Saarinen is one of a few people who have DNA from three different people - the UK may soon allow a new process which could make this more common.


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.


Lesotho military action ruled out 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:00:15 GMT 
    Southern African leaders reject calls by Lesotho's exiled prime minister for the immediate deployment of troops to his country, an official tells the BBC.


US works to free trio in N Korea 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:31:51 GMT 
    The White House says securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a "top priority", after they appealed for help.


Nato plans rapid response force 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:28:51 GMT 
    Nato is to approve a rapid response force at a summit in Wales this week to deter any Russian threat to Eastern European members, the alliance's chief says.


Mexico probes mass fish death in lake 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:40:48 GMT 
    Tonnes of dead fish have been washed up on the shores of Cajititlan lake in the Mexican state of Jalisco amid a row over the cause of the mortality.


Libya militias 'seize ministries' 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:06:17 GMT 
    Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says, as the prime minister is reappointed.


Joan Rivers' family remain hopeful 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:02:35 GMT 
    The daughter of comedian and TV presenter Joan Rivers says they have their "fingers crossed" as she recovers in hospital from a cardiac arrest.
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