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Cheryl's husband wins privacy payout 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:10:21 GMT 
    The husband of singer and X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini accepts substantial privacy damages over a "very upsetting" magazine article.


African solar plan to power UK homes 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:33:33 GMT 
    Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.


Europe 'will fail to protect climate' 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:05:35 GMT 
    IPCC expert says EU's plan consigns future leaders to “extraordinary and unprecedented” CO2 cuts.


Nigeria declared free of Ebola 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:48:44 GMT 
    The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.


Sugary drinks warning posters 'work' 
  Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:07:04 GMT 
    Signs warning shoppers how much exercise they need to do to burn off the sugar in fizzy drinks could be a useful tool in the fight against obesity, research suggests.


West Bromwich Albion 2-2 Manchester United 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:53:38 GMT 
    Daley Blind's late goal for Manchester United earns a point at West Brom as the visitors twice come from behind.


Kobayashi's Caterham safety 'scare' 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:58:23 GMT 
    Kamui Kobayashi admitted to being "seriously troubled" by the prospect of driving his Caterham during the Russian GP weekend.


The element that causes arguments 
  Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:59:19 GMT 
    Uranium is the most divisive of elements. It's been used in nuclear bombs and power stations - both of which fray tempers.


The forgotten women of the 'war in the East' 
  Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:54:38 GMT 
    It's well known how badly Japanese soldiers treated POWs in WW2, but women and children interned in South-East Asia are often forgotten.


Zambia's Sata goes for health check 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:38:22 GMT 
    Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, flies abroad for a medical check-up amid persistent speculation that he is seriously ill.


Sri Lanka calls early elections 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:15:30 GMT 
    Sri Lanka will hold early presidential elections in January, a government minister says, with President Mahinda Rajapaksa expected to seek a third term.


Brits my boss, not Barroso, says PM 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:17:16 GMT 
    David Cameron promises to set out plans by Christmas to further curb the rights of EU migrants after European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warns of risks


Federal police sent to Mexico towns 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:42:58 GMT 
    Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago.


Iraq approves Australia anti-IS unit 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:11:06 GMT 
    Australia closes a deal to allow 200 special forces into Iraq to train local troops to fight against Islamic State, after a month-long legal row.


Bodies of seven women found in US 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:19:43 GMT 
    A man in the US state of Indiana confessed to a motel murder and directed police where to find more bodies - and six more were found.
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