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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. 
Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'  Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:04:46 GMT
UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers. 
Palace loss should not stand - Cardiff  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:46:39 GMT
The BBC obtains a letter sent by Cardiff City that says their defeat by Crystal Palace in early April should not stand. 
The spooky world of the 'numbers stations'  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:27:32 GMT
This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio. 
Uplifting letters of hope sent to children of Syria  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:10:37 GMT
Somali children living in the world's largest refugee camp in Kenya have sent letters of encouragement to Syrian refugee children who have also had to flee their homeland. 
Algeria votes on Bouteflika's future  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:08:32 GMT
Algerians are voting in elections in which incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, is seeking a fourth term. 
India votes on biggest polling day  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:37:02 GMT
Indians are voting in the biggest day of the general election, pitting the ruling Congress party against the main opposition BJP. 
Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:33:09 GMT
Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price. 
Brazil troops guard strike-hit Bahia  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:31:01 GMT
Brazil sends thousands of federal troops to maintain order in the north-eastern state of Bahia after police there went on strike over pay. 
Fresh Syria gas attack alleged  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:40:07 GMT
Activists in Syria have published what they say is evidence of a chlorine gas attack by government forces - the fourth, they say, this month. 
Portland to empty city reservoir  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:15:32 GMT
The city of Portland, Oregon, is dumping 38m gallons (143m litres) of reservoir water after a teenager was caught urinating into the water supply. 
Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:01:32 GMT
The Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year. 
Man guilty of beheading girlfriend  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:59:34 GMT
A man who beheaded his teenage girlfriend with a kitchen knife at his flat in Sheffield is found guilty of her murder. 
Lorry driver held over M26 crash  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:59:00 GMT
A lorry driver is arrested following a five-vehicle pile up on the M26 in Kent in which two people died and seven others were injured. 
Tube staff plan five days of strikes  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:07:51 GMT
RMT workers on the London Underground are to take five days of strike action according to the union.