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Doctor Who movie mooted in Sony leak 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:03:08 GMT 
    Plans for a Doctor Who movie and George Clooney's email address are among the details posted on WikiLeaks, following last year's cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.

Han Solo in new Star Wars trailer 
  Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:02:51 GMT 
    Star Wars fans are given a first glimpse of Han Solo in the new trailer for The Force Awakens - the first film in the new series of the sci-fi franchise.

UK monitoring French nuclear issue 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:01:30 GMT 
    Britain's nuclear safety regulator says it expects lessons to be learned from problems with a French reactor that is very similar to one planned in the UK.

'3D Cryosat' tracks Arctic winter ice 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:00:03 GMT 
    Although Arctic sea ice set a record this year for its lowest ever satellite-observed winter extent - that was not the case for its volume, new data reveals.

'Preventable rabies kills 160 per day' 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:19:20 GMT 
    More than 160 people die every day from rabies, despite it being a preventable disease, says a report by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control.

Dementia 'halted in mice brains' 
  Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:58:13 GMT 
    Tweaking the brain's immune system with a drug has prevented mice developing dementia, a study shows.

Reading 1-2 Arsenal 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:22:58 GMT 
    Alexis Sanchez scores twice as FA Cup holders Arsenal move into the 2014-15 final by beating Reading after extra time.

Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:06:57 GMT 
    Chelsea will be Premier League champions if they win their next two matches after victory over Manchester United.

Dreaming of Uighuristan 
  Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:02:28 GMT 
    The Uighurs of Xinjiang have long fled to Central Asia to escape restrictions on their freedom at home - but now even there Uighur separatism is unwelcome.

A rescue in the rubble of Oklahoma City 
  Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:57:39 GMT 
    Twenty years ago a bomb ripped apart a federal building in Oklahoma. Dr David Tuggle saved the life of a trapped woman by helping to amputate her leg.

Airline launching Star Wars plane 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:26:19 GMT 
    Star Wars plane being launched by All Nippon Airways later this year ahead of the release of The Force Awakens.

VIDEO: Lorry full of bees overturns in US 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:49:29 GMT 
    A lorry carrying honeybees overturned in the US state of Washington, spewing bees across a motorway.

Attack on UN Mali convoy kills two 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 14:42:03 GMT 
    A United Nations supply convoy is attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed.

Chinese journalist jailed over leak 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:36:01 GMT 
    China jails prominent journalist Gao Yu for seven years for leaking a confidential Communist Party strategy paper to a foreign website.

Russian opposition parties to unite 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:29:39 GMT 
    The political party founded by murdered Russian dissident Boris Nemtsov says it will form a loose anti-Putin alliance ahead of 2016 elections.
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