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Cancer-killing cells made in the lab 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:27:46 GMT 
    Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.


First transplant of 'dead' heart 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:25 GMT 
    Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".


Kiwis stun Australia in Four Nations 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:11:40 GMT 
    New Zealand shock Australia in the Four Nations with a resounding victory that ended the hosts' 16-match winning run.


West Ham United 2-1 Manchester City 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:25:21 GMT 
    Manchester City's title ambitions suffer a setback as Diafra Sakho scores to help earn West Ham earn a 2-1 victory.


The day UFOs stopped play 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:31:00 GMT 
    In 1954, a football game in Florence was interrupted by UFOs flying over the stadium. The spectacle was witnessed by more than 10,000 people – but what was it?


How to solve brain-teasers set by a top puzzle master 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:32:50 GMT 
    The Magazine recently wrote about the late puzzle master extraordinaire, Martin Gardner, and shared some of his brain-teasers - as promised, here are the answers.


Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:29:57 GMT 
    Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.


Malaysia envoy appears in NZ court 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:47:11 GMT 
    A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.


Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:06:58 GMT 
    Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.


US judge sentences Farc commander 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:38:50 GMT 
    A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.


Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:00:15 GMT 
    Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.


Two US Ebola nurses free of virus 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:10:30 GMT 
    Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.


Scottish Labour leader stands down 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:42:42 GMT 
    Scottish Labour Party leader Johann Lamont resigns with immediate effect after accusing the UK party of treating Scotland like a "branch office".


Ex-first ministers hit out at Labour 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:50:20 GMT 
    Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.


Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:52:12 GMT 
    A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed.
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