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Cosmic study 'underestimated' dust 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:04:26 GMT 
    Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion just after the Big Bang underestimated a key confounding factor in their research, according to a new analysis.


Scientists debate sea-ice trends 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:14:04 GMT 
    Researchers meet in London to discuss sea-ice trends, as the Arctic reaches its summer low extent and the Antarctic pushes on to another record high.


Ebola health team killed in Guinea 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:58:45 GMT 
    Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers in Guinea, officials say.


Syria infant deaths 'due to mix-up' 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:17:13 GMT 
    Medics in rebel-held Syria accidentally gave a muscle relaxant to up to 75 children instead of a measles vaccine, killing 15, the opposition says.


Watson targets Europe's key players 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:40:57 GMT 
    US captain Tom Watson says his team will be targeting Europe's best player and talisman in this week's Ryder Cup.


Mata 'could not have imagined' defeat 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:57:57 GMT 
    Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata says he could not have imagined the Reds would lose 5-3 at Leicester.


Ants v humans 
  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:04:48 GMT 
    A recent wildlife programme suggested that all the ants in the world weigh as much as all the people - but is that true?


Getting a driving licence without a test 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:03:59 GMT 
    In most places you need to pass a test to get a driving licence - for now Mexico City is an exception.


More dead in Nigeria church collapse 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:32:00 GMT 
    The number of deaths in Nigeria's church hostel collapse rises to 115, including 84 South Africans, a South African minister says.


Students to protest in HK centre 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:58:27 GMT 
    Thousands of Hong Kong students are to gather in a park in front of government offices, on the second day of a week-long protest.


Russia plans for internet crisis 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:11:40 GMT 
    Russia is making plans to ensure state control over the country's internet traffic in a national emergency, Russian media report.


Venezuela launches disarmament plan 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:44:35 GMT 
    Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro invests almost $50m in an initiative to disarm civilians, in an effort to cut down on the country's high murder rate.


Calm follows Yemeni peace deal 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:38:05 GMT 
    The Yemeni capital, Sanaa, is reported to be calm one day after the government signed a deal with Shia Houthi rebels to end days of fighting.


Hannah police issue arrest warrant 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:37:38 GMT 
    Police searching for a missing British-born student in Virginia issue an arrest warrant for a man they believe is the last person to see her.


Miliband: Give me decade to fix UK 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:42:56 GMT 
    Labour leader Ed Miliband will set out a 10-year plan to make Britain a "world class country" in his final conference speech before the general election.
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