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Tomatoes linked with fighting cancer 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:03:56 GMT 
    Eating tomatoes may lower the risk of prostate cancer, research suggests.


Hormone 'protects premature babies' 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:01:09 GMT 
    The hormone erythropoietin (EPO) could prevent brain injuries in very premature babies, a study suggests.


Arsenal 1-0 Besiktas 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:19:16 GMT 
    Alexis Sanchez hits the only goal as 10-man Arsenal beat Besiktas to qualify for the Champions League group stage.


India thrash England in second ODI 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:10:46 GMT 
    England lose by a crushing 133 runs in the second one-day international at Cardiff after Suresh Raina's superb century.


The etiquette of reclining seats on flights 
  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:11:32 GMT 
    When is it acceptable to lean back at 30,000ft, asks Jon Kelly.


The rehab centres that lock up addicts 
  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:15:58 GMT 
    In Guatemala City, thousands of addicts are offered treatment by churches - while Christianity offers salvation for some, many are held behind bars against their will.


Mali to prosecute migrant parents 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:12:36 GMT 
    Mali says it intends to prosecute parents who send their underage children to Europe as migrants but needs Europe's co-operation to do so.


Afghan election audit restarts 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:57:58 GMT 
    An audit of votes from Afghanistan's disputed presidential election restarts, but without observers from the camps of either candidate.


Experts identify 173 MH17 victims 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:00:27 GMT 
    Forensics officers have so far identified 173 victims of flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine, but say the process is getting more difficult.


Peru seizes cocaine hidden in coal 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:23:29 GMT 
    Peruvian police say they have found a stash a 3.3-tonnes stash of cocaine hidden in a consignment of coal that was bound for Europe.


UN to act on Libya militia leaders 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:13:45 GMT 
    The UN Security Council calls for an immediate ceasefire in Libya and sanctions against those involved in the recent surge in violence there.


Cops crewmember killed by US police 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:42:29 GMT 
    A crew member on the US police reality TV show Cops is shot and killed when Nebraska police open fire on a robbery suspect.


Wright quits Labour but not PCC role 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:13:52 GMT 
    Shaun Wright resigns from the Labour Party but refuses to quit his South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner role following a damning report into child abuse.


Met chief backs 'new control orders' 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:57:38 GMT 
    Measures similar to control orders should be re-introduced to tackle the threat from Britons who fight with militants in Syria and Iraq, the UK's most senior police officer has said.


Cancer drugs face NHS price squeeze 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:01:19 GMT 
    The government might threaten to stop buying some expensive cancer drugs if the companies that make them do not cut their prices, Newsnight learns.
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