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Birds choose best building materials 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:55:07 GMT 
    Birds learn to choose the the best building materials for their nests, rather than building from instinct, say scientists.


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.


Arsenal 3-1 West Ham United 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:38:50 GMT 
    Arsenal come from behind to beat West Ham 3-1 and move back above Everton into fourth place in the Premier League.


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.


'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:25:17 GMT 
    Armed men have abducted some 100 students from a girls' school in north-eastern Nigeria, officials say.


Six killed in India bus fire 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:04:02 GMT 
    At least six people die after the bus they were travelling in caught fire in India's southern state of Karnataka, police say.


Berlusconi to do community service 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:04:37 GMT 
    Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi must perform community service in a home for the elderly, following his conviction for tax fraud.


Chilean residents survey fire damage 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:56:36 GMT 
    Residents of the Chilean city of Valparaiso return to areas burned by a fast-moving forest fire which engulfed parts of the historic port.


Iraq shuts notorious Abu Ghraib jail 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:58:47 GMT 
    Iraq's government closes the notorious Abu Ghraib prison because of what it says are security concerns.


Boston marks bombing anniversary 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:58:42 GMT 
    Boston marks the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the strength of the survivors.


UK unemployment rate now at 6.9% 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:34:07 GMT 
    The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24m in the three months to February, official figures show.


'Shocking' rise in use of food banks 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:29:02 GMT 
    Hundreds of thousands more people are turning to food banks to stop themselves from going hungry, says charity the Trussell Trust.
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