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Cancer gene test 'would save lives' 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:04:36 GMT 
    Younger bowel cancer patients should be offered a genetic test to screen for a rare condition linked to a higher risk of cancer, say UK researchers.

Children hit by tooth decay at three 
  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:28:02 GMT 
    More than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, the first survey of the age group shows.

Phelps 'arrested for drink driving' 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:09:54 GMT 
    US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested for driving under the influence, police in Baltimore say.

Lancaster signs England deal to 2020 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:18:23 GMT 
    Stuart Lancaster's contract as England head coach is extended until 2020 by the Rugby Football Union.

Almaz's story 
  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:03:29 GMT 
    When a young Ethiopian woman went to Saudi Arabia to work as a maid her new employers treated her like a slave.

Why 'boots on the ground'? 
  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:01:03 GMT 
    The expression "boots on the ground" may not have been used until about 1980.

Congo ex-fighters 'starve in camp' 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:04:52 GMT 
    More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights groups.

Afghan troops killed in Kabul attack 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:01:12 GMT 
    At least seven Afghan soldiers are killed in a suicide bomb attack targeting a bus carrying troops in the capital, Kabul.

UK's Lord Hill faces key EU job test 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:39:54 GMT 
    The UK's nominee to the European Commission for financial services oversight, Lord Hill, faces tough questioning in the European Parliament.

Mexico charges troops with homicide 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:49:01 GMT 
    Mexico's attorney general has charged three soldiers with murder during a shootout with 22 alleged gang members on 30 June.

Iran 'postpones' woman's execution 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:53:37 GMT 
    Iran is reported to have postponed the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, convicted of killing a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.

Man charged over Oklahoma beheading 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:31:07 GMT 
    An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a female colleague after being fired from his job has been charged with first-degree murder.

Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m' 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:12:18 GMT 
    David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.

Body find sparks Alice murder probe 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:46:08 GMT 
    The disappearance of teenager Alice Gross is now being treated as a murder inquiry after a "significantly concealed" body is found.

Family appeal over Syria case teen 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:48:48 GMT 
    The family of a missing 15-year-old girl who is feared to have travelled to Syria make an appeal for her return.
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