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Students build Oculus Moon robot 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:26:05 GMT 
    US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize.


Protests against controversial opera 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:18:52 GMT 
    Politicians including former Mayor Rudy Giuliani protest against controversial opera The Death of Klinghoffer.


Timberlake settles Heat legal action 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:38:45 GMT 
    Celebrity magazine Heat apologises to actor and singer Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel after publishing a "false and unfounded story" questioning their marriage.


Pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops' 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:19:57 GMT 
    The EU's decision to ban the use of some pesticides could threaten UK crops, increase food prices and hit farmers' profits, a report claims.


Aussie bees fight 'hive wars' 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:44:45 GMT 
    Bee colonies in Brisbane are waging war for months on end, according to a new study, and the victorious swarms are taking over the hives of rival species.


Scans reveal cause of winter blues 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:21:11 GMT 
    Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).


Nigeria declared free of Ebola 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:48:44 GMT 
    The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.


Pistorius 'unlikely to compete again' 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:33:11 GMT 
    Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete again after he is jailed for killing his girlfriend, says a psychiatrist.


Chelsea 6-0 NK Maribor 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:10:04 GMT 
    Didier Drogba scores his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as they beat Maribor 6-0 - their biggest Champions League win.


The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:37:48 GMT 
    Today, the "free" in free school stands for the freedom to found a school outside council control. But back in the 1970s young idealists created a very different type of free school.


On the tracks of Australia's last record maker 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:21:50 GMT 
    How discs are pressed at the only record company in Australia with a vinyl press.


Bashir seeks to extend 25-year rule 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:57:04 GMT 
    Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir will stand for re-election next year, an aide says, despite previous claims that he would quit after 25 years in power.


HK in first talks with students 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:01:27 GMT 
    Hong Kong officials end a first round of talks with student leaders to try to resolve an impasse that sparked weeks of pro-democracy protests.


Lufthansa strike declared legal 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:44:49 GMT 
    German airline Lufthansa fails in a court bid to force its pilots to call off their strike, while union leaders warn of more action.


Rewards for Mexico missing students 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:38:29 GMT 
    The Mexican government offers rewards totalling $4.75m (£3m) for information leading to the whereabouts of 43 missing students from Guerrero state.
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