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US energy plan to boost renewables 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:51:27 GMT 
    President Obama's clean power plan is likely to be delayed by 2 years but is also expected to push renewable energy.


Poll to find UK's favourite insect 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 02:46:51 GMT 
    An online poll is launched by the Royal Society of Biology to find the UK's favourite insect.


Ebola vaccine results 'remarkable' 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:00:13 GMT 
    A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection in a pioneering trial described as a "potential game-changer".


HIV flushed out by cancer drug 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:05:16 GMT 
    HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.


Di Maria set to have PSG medical 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:45:35 GMT 
    Man Utd's Angel Di Maria will have a medical in the next 24 hours before a proposed £44.5m move to Paris St-Germain.


Sunday's gossip column 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 07:01:06 GMT 
    Manchester United still want Gareth Bale, De Gea move could be on, Newcastle want Berahino, plus more.


Terror on the beach 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:00 GMT 
    Thirty-eight people were killed by a gunman at the Tunisian resort of Sousse. Here survivors tell their story.


A tourist in the land of the ayatollahs 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:18:35 GMT 
    Iran hasn't presented an inviting face to the outside world over the last few decades, but the UK Foreign Office now says it's fine to visit - so what's it like?


Attackers kill Burundi leader's aide 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:20:40 GMT 
    A close aide of Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza is killed in an attack on his car in the capital, Bujumbura.


British oil company investigated 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:26:56 GMT 
    The Serious Fraud Office opens a criminal investigation into British company Soma Oil and Gas.


New Taliban leader calls for unity 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:40:35 GMT 
    The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting.


AFL racism row sparks online campaign 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 09:36:12 GMT 
    Social media users rally around Aussie Rules footballer Adam Goodes, as he takes time out of the game amid a racism row with fans.


Serbia arrests 11 over lottery 'fix' 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 11:13:30 GMT 
    Eleven people are questioned by Serbian police after a television graphic predicts a winning lottery number before it is drawn.


Aeroplane debris arrives in France 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:38:59 GMT 
    A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 arrives in France from Reunion in the Indian Ocean for analysis.


Colombia military air crash kills 11 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:38:26 GMT 
    A plane from Colombia's air force crashes in the north of the country, killing all 11 of those on board.
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