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Led Zeppelin unleash unheard work  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:49:51 GMT
Legendary rock group Led Zeppelin make public two previously unheard recordings. 
Top Gear 'regrets' Burma remark  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:49:27 GMT
The executive producer of Top Gear expresses regret over a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of racism. 
Asteroid impact risks 'underplayed'  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:18:33 GMT
A visualisation showing where sizeable asteroids have hit the Earth in recent years has been released by the B612 Foundation. 
Mystery of 'ocean quacks' solved  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:55 GMT
The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound often heard in the Southern Ocean has finally been solved, scientists report. 
Saudi health minister sacked  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:00:57 GMT
As Saudi Arabia dismisses its health minister, the Mers virus death toll continues to rise. 
Cancer teen hits £1m charity target  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:54:57 GMT
A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers. 
Man Utd criticised for Moyes sacking  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:01:28 GMT
Manchester United are accused of unprofessionalism following the sacking of manager David Moyes. 
Shakespeare's birds cause US trouble  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:13:58 GMT
Shakespeare mentions the European Starling once, in Henry IV Part I. That moved a 19th Century Shakespeare enthusiast to introduce the bird into America. 
The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:06:17 GMT
As more and more families send their drug and alcohol-addicted kids to therapeutic wilderness camps in the US, more and more become acquainted with the shadowy figure known as the "escort." 
Mali group says French hostage dead  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:17:22 GMT
Islamist militants in Mali say French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal, who was kidnapped in 2012, is dead. 
Manila and HK resolve hostage row  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:17:29 GMT
The Philippines and Hong Kong agree to resolve a row over a 2010 bus hijacking in Manila that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead. 
Malta criticised for mass bird shoot  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:51:59 GMT
A leading British naturalist accuses Malta of failing to prevent large-scale illegal shooting of migratory birds by hunters. 
Colombia court restores Bogota mayor  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:58:18 GMT
A court in Colombia rules that President Juan Manuel Santos should reinstate the ousted mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, within 48 hours. 
Lebanese MPs fail to elect president  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:27:10 GMT
Members of Lebanon's parliament fail to elect a new president at the first attempt before Michel Suleiman's six-year term expires on 25 May. 
Primark to open its first US stores  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:44 GMT
Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 sq-ft shop in Boston.