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Experts to review stroke clot-buster 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:20:11 GMT 
    The UK medicines watchdog is setting up a review to look at the safety of alteplase, a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes.


Double vaccines 'could end polio' 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:31:23 GMT 
    Using both types of polio vaccine could speed up efforts to free the world of the crippling and potentially fatal disease, research suggests.


I'm not racist nor sexist - Mackay 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:37:53 GMT 
    Ex-Cardiff boss Malky Mackay says he is no "racist, sexist, homophobe or anti-Semite" after sending offensive text messages.


Atletico beat Real to win Super Cup 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:10:07 GMT 
    Mario Mandzukic scores his first goal for Atletico Madrid, who beat city rivals Real to win the Spanish Super Cup.


Secret recordings of a president's daughter 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:09:19 GMT 
    In new recordings, Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of Uzbekistan's president, says that she and her daughter are in desperate need of help.


VIDEO: The last prisoner on Big Island 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:04:12 GMT 
    Julio de Almeida, 83, is the last prisoner on Big Island, Ilha Grande, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.


Army takes over Miss Uganda contest 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:59:26 GMT 
    Forces hope Miss Uganda will boost agriculture.


Malaysia observes silence for MH17 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:53:56 GMT 
    Malaysians observe a moment of silence following the arrival of the bodies of 20 victims of Flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine in July.


Lithuania envoy killed in Ukraine 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:31:43 GMT 
    Lithuania says its honorary consul has been murdered by "terrorists" in Luhansk, in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.


Argentina debt plan ruled 'illegal' 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:32:35 GMT 
    Argentina's plan to ask investors holding defaulted bonds to swap them for new locally issued debt is ruled "illegal" by a US court.


Tour buses collide near Egypt resort 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:29:21 GMT 
    Two tourist buses collide near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, leaving 33 people dead and 41 injured, officials say.


IS militants 'biggest threat' to US 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:59:48 GMT 
    Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years, senior American officials warn.


May pledges new anti-extremist laws 
  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:14:36 GMT 
    Home Secretary Theresa May confirms she is pressing ahead with new powers to tackle extremist groups, while defending current counter-terrorism strategy.


Hospitals told to cut parking charges 
  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:08:56 GMT 
    Hospitals in England are told to cut the cost of parking for certain groups under new government guidelines.


BT warns of rise in phone bills 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:27:40 GMT 
    BT warns millions of customers it is increasing prices by up to 6.5% from December this year.
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