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Later sunsets 'make kids more active' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:15:39 GMT 
    Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.

'Nine million have TB' - WHO report 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:01 GMT 
    The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.

'Hold Qatar World Cup in May' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:59:11 GMT 
    Europe's biggest football clubs are considering asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.

Spurs boss hails Lamela wonder goal 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:26:19 GMT 
    Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says Erik Lamela's Europa League wonder-strike was the best goal scored by one of his players.

Reclaiming the swastika 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:03:34 GMT 
    In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but historically it was used as a symbol of good fortune in almost every culture in the world.

US seniors face student loan debt 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:29:15 GMT 
    Around the world, student debt is a financial burden for millions - and in the US, a growing number of senior citizens are still repaying the cost of their education into retirement age.

First Ebola case in Mali confirmed 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:04:16 GMT 
    Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.

US firm fine for underpaying Indians 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:45:02 GMT 
    US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.

Kosovo minister in key Serbia visit 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:28:04 GMT 
    Enver Hoxhaj becomes the first minister from Kosovo to officially visit Serbia since his country unilaterally seceded in 2008.

Honduras drought puts many 'at risk' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:26:52 GMT 
    More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, according to the Red Cross.

US-led Syria strikes 'kill hundreds' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:12:04 GMT 
    US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.

White House fence jumper arrested 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:08:04 GMT 
    A man who jumped the White House fence was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security incident at the US president's official home.

Payout to mother of secret PC's child 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:59:59 GMT 
    The Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.

UK gives extra £80m for Ebola fight 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:51:43 GMT 
    Prime Minister David Cameron pledges an extra £80m of aid for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:18:03 GMT 
    The Scottish government is to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making it lower than that south of the border.
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