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Native Americans quit Sandler set 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:40:31 GMT 
    Several Native American actors walk off the set of an Adam Sandler comedy, claiming the film is "totally disrespectful" of Apache culture.


Nepal quake 'followed historic pattern' 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:14:56 GMT 
    Nepal's devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday was primed over 80 years ago by its last massive earthquake in 1934, geologists working in the region say.


Hastings fishermen seek 'fair share' 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:23:02 GMT 
    In the tightly contested seat of Hastings and Rye, it is the topic of fishing quotas that has become a key election issue


Mitochondria editing tried in mice 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:47:59 GMT 
    Researchers develop a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.


Hope over child malaria vaccine tests 
  Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:01:19 GMT 
    Final clinical trials of a malaria vaccine - the first to reach this stage - suggest it could protect one third of children against malaria, according to data published in The Lancet.


Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:45:10 GMT 
    Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho extends his unbeaten run against Arsenal's Arsene Wenger to 13 games as his team close in on the title.


Bayern win 25th Bundesliga title 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:27:24 GMT 
    Bayern Munich claim a third consecutive Bundesliga title courtesy of Wolfsburg's loss to Borussia Monchengladbach.


The gunmen of Aden who keep saying sorry 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:59:55 GMT 
    As fighting raged in the Yemeni port of Aden this last week, the BBC's Orla Guerin made a brief visit from nearby Djibouti - in a cargo boat.


Hunting whales with rowing boats and spears 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:06:12 GMT 
    The Indonesian village of Lamalera is among the few remaining communities that hunt whales using traditional harpoons.


PM's 'brain fade' over football team 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:44:38 GMT 
    David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan.


VIDEO: Couple plan to be oldest newlyweds 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:47:09 GMT 
    Two elderly lovebirds from East Sussex are set to become the world's oldest newlyweds when they tie the knot in June.


Al-Shabab kills man for blasphemy 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:11:45 GMT 
    The Somali Islamist movement al-Shabab has killed a man for "insulting the prophet Muhammed", witnesses tell the BBC.


Gallipoli tributes to Anzac 'heroes' 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:48:44 GMT 
    Australia and New Zealand hold ceremonies to mark the centenary of the military landings at Gallipoli during the First World War.


Putin-backed bikers head for Berlin 
  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:59:01 GMT 
    An ultra-patriotic Russian bike club begins a controversial ride to Berlin, despite Polish warnings that it will not allow them across the border.


Chile volcano causes flight problems 
  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:56:25 GMT 
    The eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile is causing many international flights to be delayed or cancelled.
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