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Government to end nuclear waste veto 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:26:33 GMT 
    The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.


Paracetamol for back pain questioned 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:55:37 GMT 
    Taking paracetamol for lower back pain does not improve recovery time or provide any greater pain relief than using a placebo, scientists say.


Genetic clues to age of first period 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:09:28 GMT 
    The timing of when a girl reaches puberty is controlled by hundreds of genes, say scientists.


Lampard joins MLS side New York City 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:59:21 GMT 
    Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard joins Major League Soccer side New York City FC on a two-year deal.


Renicks sisters claim golden double 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:44:44 GMT 
    Sisters Kimberley and Louise Renicks win Scotland's first golds of the Commonwealth Games with thrilling judo victories.


When time stood still 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:24:31 GMT 
    The story of the watch that survived Hiroshima - and its owner, who found peace through forgiveness.


The deaths uniting women across the world 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:10:42 GMT 
    After 13 years, Nato troops are preparing to leave Afghanistan - thousands of soldiers have died but the experiences of their widows differ dramatically.


SA teachers 'racially abused pupils' 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:44:39 GMT 
    South Africa's Human Rights Commission finds a school guilty of hate speech towards black and mixed-race pupils.


Taiwan plane crash toll reaches 48 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:29:17 GMT 
    Forty-eight people are now known to have died after a passenger plane crashed in Taiwan's Penghu island, as a storm passed over the area.


Norway in Syria-linked terror alert 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:01:34 GMT 
    Norway is boosting security because of an imminent threat from people linked to Islamist militants in Syria, Norway's intelligence chief says.


Venezuela trial 'test for democracy' 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:58:58 GMT 
    One of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, says his trial for inciting violence will "test the quality" of the Venezuelan democracy.


Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:22:06 GMT 
    The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.


Wine fraudster sentencing delayed 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:06:38 GMT 
    A California wine dealer, who made $20m by selling fake vintage bottles to rich clients, faces years in prison when he is sentenced in New York.


Met investigated 18 justice campaigns 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:57:57 GMT 
    The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct undercover unit says.


Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:42:27 GMT 
    The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in an Oxfordshire graveyard, is convicted of murder.
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