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Neverland ranch goes up for sale 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 07:30:41 GMT 
    Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale for $100m, according to reports.

Jack Vettriano 'unable to paint' 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 17:14:13 GMT 
    Scottish artist Jack Vettriano announces he is giving up painting for the foreseeable future due to a recent accident.

Drones take whale survey to the sky 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 23:13:12 GMT 
    Scientists are using drones to monitor gray whales of the coast of California.

Barrier Reef spared 'danger' listing 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 12:22:11 GMT 
    The Great Barrier Reef should not go on the World Heritage danger list, according to a United Nations draft report.

Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone' 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 23:00:54 GMT 
    A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a major trial shows.

Germany 'hits global birth rate low' 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 16:12:40 GMT 
    A study says Germany's birth rate has slumped to the lowest in the world, prompting fears labour market shortages will damage the economy.

NZ check England after Lyth century 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 17:46:25 GMT 
    Adam Lyth hits his maiden Test century for England but New Zealand fight back on day two of the second Test.

Williams wins tense Azarenka contest 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 19:12:15 GMT 
    World number one Serena Williams battles past Victoria Azarenka in a heated third-round contest at the French Open.

Pilgrimage to the mountains 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 00:53:53 GMT 
    Photographer Timothy Allen climbs high into the Peruvian Andes for Qoyllur Rit'i - the Snow Star Festival.

A symbol of holding out 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 19:26:43 GMT 
    A shabby old shop that became an architectural landmark has evaded the bulldozer.

Musical glass skywalk opens in China 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 10:13:29 GMT 
    Visitors can play 70 musical notes on cliff-side path.

Slovak radios face native music quota 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 13:39:25 GMT 
    Government wants radio stations to play more Slovak songs.

IS militants 'seize Libyan airport' 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:20:37 GMT 
    Islamic State militants in Libya say they have seized the airport in Sirte, as the group continues to make advances in the country.

US discovers more anthrax shipments 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 01:03:58 GMT 
    The US military orders a review into how it handles anthrax, after discovering more cases of live anthrax sent to laboratories, including one in Australia.

Sarkozy renames French opposition 
  Sat, 30 May 2015 01:47:58 GMT 
    France's main opposition party, led by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy, has changed its name from UMP to The Republicans, despite fierce opposition from critics.
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