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'Ban E-cig use indoors,' says WHO 
  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:33:38 GMT 
    The World Health Organization says there should be regulations preventing the use of electronic cigarettes indoors in public and work places.


UK Ebola patient gets test drug 
  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:25:04 GMT 
    The British volunteer nurse William Pooley, who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, has been given the experimental drug ZMapp.


Van Gaal 'not shocked' by Cup exit 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:55:16 GMT 
    Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal insists he was "not shocked" by the 4-0 League Cup thrashing by MK Dons.


Palace to appoint Clarke or Warnock 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:20:35 GMT 


    The death list that names 5,000 victims 
      Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:33:34 GMT 
      How prosecutors are using a 34-year-old document to track the people who killed 5,000 victims in the 1970s.


    Is this woman an apostate? 
      Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:00:23 GMT 
      Is Kate Kelly really an apostate? Why the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints excommunicated a woman for campaigning to change the priesthood.


    UN helicopter crashes in South Sudan 
      Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:15:55 GMT 
      The UN says one of its cargo helicopters has crashed in South Sudan killing three crew - unconfirmed reports say it was shot down.


    Japan PM marks war criminal ceremony 
      Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:06:38 GMT 
      Japanese PM Shinzo Abe sent a message to a ceremony honouring war criminals, official confirm, amid strained ties with China and South Korea.


    Ukraine leader vows peace 'roadmap' 
      Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:50:53 GMT 
      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a "roadmap" to end fighting in the east will be drawn up, after talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.


    Colombia frees hired killer 'Popeye' 
      Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:13:56 GMT 
      One of Colombia's most notorious killers, known as Popeye, who admitted to 300 murders for drug lord Pablo Escobar is freed from prison.


    Long-term Gaza ceasefire agreed 
      Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:55:33 GMT 
      Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza agree a long-term truce, ending seven weeks of fighting that has left more than 2,200 people dead.


    American 'fighter' dies in Syria battle 
      Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:07:22 GMT 
      An American man, believed to be fighting alongside militants in Syria, has been killed, the White House has confirmed.


    Abuse report police chief to stay 
      Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:27:16 GMT 
      The Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire vows to stay in the job despite calls for him to quit over a damning report into child abuse in Rotherham.


    Met chief backs passport seizures 
      Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:50:32 GMT 
      The UK's most senior police officer says he backs a call to seize passports from Britons who go abroad to fight with militants in Syria and Iraq.


    Primary school places budget squeeze 
      Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:05:14 GMT 
      There are warnings that the rising primary school population in England is putting pressure on budgets and raising fears of "supersize" schools.
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