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Actor declared dead after stage stunt

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:28
An Italian actor left in a coma, after a hanging scene went wrong in a live theatrical production, is declared brain dead.
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IAAF investigates China doping letter

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:21
The International Association of Athletics Federations says it is investigating a historic letter alleged forced doping in the Chinese sport.
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Assange should walk free, UN panel says

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:18
A UN panel says Wikileaks' Julian Assange should be allowed to walk free and compensated for his "deprivation of liberty" - a finding the UK will contest.
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Teixeira in 50m euro move to China

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:09
The Chinese transfer record is broken for the third time in 10 days as Jiangsu Suning buy Alex Teixeira for £38.4m.
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Ennis-Hill to miss indoor season

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:09
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will miss the indoor athletics season with an Achilles injury.
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Uproar over changes in French spelling

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:59
Controversy has emerged in France over new spellings for more than 2,000 French words.
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Zika: The key unanswered questions

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:49
What we still don't know about the Zika virus and microcephaly.
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Glee star to make West End debut

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:45
Glee's Amber Riley is to star in stage musical Dreamgirls when it opens in the West End in November.
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Tens of thousands flee Aleppo fighting

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:25
About 70,000 Syrian refugees are moving to Turkey's border as they flee fighting near Aleppo, Ankara says, while activists put the number at 40,000.
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Clinton and Sanders clash one-on-one

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:24
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash sharply over Wall Street and foreign policy in their first head-to-head TV debate.
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BG Group profit up ahead of takeover

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:26
Oil and gas firm BG Group, whose takeover by Royal Dutch Shell is almost complete, reports a rise in its in final full-year earnings.
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Bears hibernate 'with bacterial help'

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:05
A Swedish study suggests that changes in the gut flora of brown bears help them to cope with the weird metabolic demands of hibernation.
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Democratic debate: Five key battles

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:00
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton fight over where the heart and head of the Democratic Party should be in their only one-on-one debate so far.
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Toyota profit up 5% on US demand

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:21
The world's biggest carmaker, Toyota, reports a 4.7% year-on-year rise in net income for the December quarter, due in part to stronger sales in the US.
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Thai campaign targets condom stigma

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 14:41
Thai authorities launch a pre-Valentine's Day campaign urging teenagers not to be ashamed to buy and carry condoms.
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Plans put forward to cap US gas leak

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 14:26
Plans have been put forward to cap a huge gas leak near Los Angeles by the end of next week, a Californian official says.
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