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Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests'  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:03:35 GMT
Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says. 
Sensors to prevent pain for amputees  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:41:59 GMT
Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores. 
Norwich City 2-3 Liverpool  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:35:18 GMT
Liverpool open up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after a hard-fought win over relegation-battling Norwich. 
Chlorine: From toxic chemical to household cleaner  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:26:03 GMT
Few chemicals are as familiar as table salt. The white crystals are the most common food seasoning in the world and an essential part of the human diet. 
Shannon Airport: A curious history of celebrity visitors  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:26:49 GMT
Shannon Airport in the Irish Republic has long been the unlikely host to celebrities and US presidents making the transatlantic crossing, writes Christine Finn. 
Algeria militants kill 14 soldiers  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:36:05 GMT
Islamist militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a military convoy in mountains east of the capital Algiers. 
Japan to base troops near islands  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:29:15 GMT
Japan begins building a military radar station near the Senkaku islands, focus of a bitter territorial row with China, which calls them the Diaoyus. 
Top aide to French president resigns  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:51:40 GMT
A close aide to French President Francois Hollande resigns following allegations he had a conflict of interest in a previous post. 
Colombia to honour Garcia Marquez  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:41:56 GMT
Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years. 
Yemen drone strike kills militants  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:33:17 GMT
A drone attack in south Yemen has killed at least three suspected al-Qaeda fighters, defence officials and local tribal chiefs say. 
US 'delays' Keystone XL decision  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:20:31 GMT
The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit. 
Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:58:40 GMT
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners. 
Hidden company owners to be revealed  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:16:04 GMT
Companies will be forced to declare their true owners on a public register in a move to tackle corruption, Business Secretary Vince Cable says. 
Queen portrait released for birthday  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:02:28 GMT
A portrait of the Queen by celebrated British photographer David Bailey is released to mark the monarch's 88th birthday. 
Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:13:52 GMT
A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.