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Wind farms outstrip nuclear power  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:07:59 GMT
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says. 
'Nine million have TB' - WHO report  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:04:57 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. 
Male genes linked to early death  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:51:47 GMT
The male Y sex chromosome may have a role in prolonging men's lives and fighting cancer, according to a study. 
Froome may skip 2015 Tour de France  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:41:21 GMT
Britain's Chris Froome has revealed he may not compete in the 2015 Tour de France as the route is unveiled. 
Kompany angered by away fans ban  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:44:04 GMT
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says it was unfair to exclude away fans after a 2-2 draw at CSKA Moscow. 
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. 
South Africa growth forecast slashed  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:29:43 GMT
South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%. 
Protest group ends Islamabad sit-in  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:47:29 GMT
Supporters of a leading anti-government cleric in Pakistan end a two-month protest in the capital Islamabad against PM Nawaz Sharif, but others remain. 
DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:24:20 GMT
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints it was racist. 
Mexican soldiers 'killed suspects'  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:20:53 GMT
A Mexican human rights body accuses eight soldiers of killing 12 suspects in cold blood and tampering with the evidence to make it look like a shoot-out. 
US probes 'stray Syria air drop'  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:49:13 GMT
The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters. 
Ebola: US restricts airport arrivals  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:49:00 GMT
US rules requiring air passengers from the three West African countries worst hit by Ebola to travel via one of five airports come into effect. 
Legal challenge over abuse inquiry  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:42:08 GMT
A legal challenge is launched into the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chair of the inquiry investigating historical child abuse as political pressure grows. 
PM: Buck stops with me on criminals  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:06:41 GMT
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the "buck stops with me" when it comes to deporting foreign criminals from the UK.