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Slumbering lions win top photo prize 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:24:49 GMT 
    A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.


Man walks again after transplant 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:31:50 GMT 
    A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.


Scans reveal cause of winter blues 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:21:11 GMT 
    Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).


Roma 1-7 Bayern Munich 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:21:26 GMT 
    Bayern Munich record their biggest ever away win in the Champions League as they thrash Roma at the Stadio Olimpico.


Pistorius 'unlikely to compete again' 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:33:11 GMT 
    Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete again after he is jailed for killing his girlfriend, says a psychiatrist.


The man who magically made maths fun 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:08:32 GMT 
    The maths writer Martin Gardner, who died in 2010, is said to have turned dozens of innocent youngsters into professors - and vice-versa.


The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:37:48 GMT 
    Today, the "free" in free school stands for the freedom to found a school outside council control. But back in the 1970s young idealists created a very different type of free school.


ICC warns Kenya on Kenyatta leaks 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:26:30 GMT 
    The International Criminal Court warns the Kenyan government against leaking information from President Uhuru Kenyatta's case to the media.


HK in first talks with students 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:01:27 GMT 
    Hong Kong officials end a first round of talks with student leaders to try to resolve an impasse that sparked weeks of pro-democracy protests.


Ukraine faces cluster bomb claim 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:01:39 GMT 
    Ukraine attacked populated areas of Donetsk with cluster bombs, banned by many states, a leading human rights group says.


Rewards for Mexico missing students 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:38:29 GMT 
    The Mexican government offers rewards totalling $4.75m (£3m) for information leading to the whereabouts of 43 missing students from Guerrero state.


Egypt 'sets appeal' for journalists 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:46:58 GMT 
    An appeal against the sentences of three jailed al-Jazeera journalists will be heard by an Egyptian court on 1 January, relatives say.


Sam released by Dallas Cowboys 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:49:26 GMT 
    Michael Sam, who hopes to be the first openly gay athlete to play in an NFL game, is released by the Dallas Cowboys.


UK 'not deporting enough criminals' 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:39:17 GMT 
    The UK's spending watchdog criticises ministers for failing to deport more foreign national offenders - saying performance has barely improved over eight years.


Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:12:01 GMT 
    Paul Cantlie, the father of Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died, less than two weeks after making a plea for his son to be released.
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