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Angela Lansbury returns to US stage 
  Sun, 28 Dec 2014 16:08:56 GMT 
    Actress Angela Lansbury, known best for Murder She wrote, is returning to the US stage to star in Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit.


Sun's sizzling X-rays photographed 
  Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:03:38 GMT 
    Nasa's "X-ray eye", designed to study distant galaxies and black holes, has turned its attention to our own star and snapped a remarkable portrait.


Big cat trade from Burma to China up 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:45:16 GMT 
    A new study suggests that the trade in parts of tigers and other wild cats from Myanmar into China is growing.


Whooping cough 'evolving fast' 
  Sat, 27 Dec 2014 01:21:21 GMT 
    Whooping cough may be evolving to outsmart the currently used vaccine, say researchers.


Life choices 'behind many cancers' 
  Fri, 26 Dec 2014 02:40:26 GMT 
    More than four in 10 cancers - 600,000 in the UK alone - could be prevented if people led healthier lives, say experts.


Campaign against Chelsea - Mourinho 
  Sun, 28 Dec 2014 17:53:07 GMT 
    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes there is a campaign to influence referees' decisions against his side.


Kohli criticises Australia sledging 
  Sun, 28 Dec 2014 15:14:03 GMT 
    India's Virat Kohli says Australia players called him a "spoilt brat" and said he had "no reason to respect" Mitchell Johnson.


The day the Pintupi Nine entered the modern world 
  Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:27:22 GMT 
    In 1984 a group of Australian Aboriginal people living a traditional nomadic life were found deep in the heart of the Gibson desert.


The boat that landed on a roof and saved 59 people 
  Wed, 24 Dec 2014 00:58:57 GMT 
    When the tsunami swept through Banda Aceh in Indonesia 10 years ago, a family trapped on the top floor of a house were saved when a boat landed on the roof.


Hong Kong crash sparks money grab 
  Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:51:07 GMT 
    Dozens of people pocket millions of Hong Kong dollars after a van crashes on a major road, spreading banknotes across the tarmac.


Japan's 'solo' weddings 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:39:44 GMT 
    A travel agency in Japan has started organising bridal ceremonies for single women.


Top al-Shabab militant 'surrenders' 
  Sat, 27 Dec 2014 17:16:38 GMT 
    Top al-Shabab militant Zakariya Ahmed Ismail Hersi, one of the US's most wanted men, gives himself up, Somali officials say.


Pakistan's Ajmal to miss World Cup 
  Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:44:03 GMT 
    Suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal withdraws from Pakistan's World Cup squad and all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez faces test.


Rebels free more Ukrainian soldiers 
  Sat, 27 Dec 2014 14:24:26 GMT 
    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine free four Ukrainian prisoners a day after the two sides exchange hundreds of captives.


Abducted Mexican priest found dead 
  Sat, 27 Dec 2014 02:25:43 GMT 
    A Mexican priest who was kidnapped earlier this week is found shot dead in the south-western state of Guerrero.
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