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'Brain hub predicts negative events' 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:40:42 GMT 
    Scientists have identified a part of the brain that may help us predict when things are about to go wrong and could play a part in depression.

La Liga 'wants all of world's best' 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:48:14 GMT 
    The president of La Liga wants to attract the world's best players to Spain and rival the financial power of the Premier League.

Van Gaal to bide time over new faces 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:29:51 GMT 
    Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will not rush to make signings despite "having" to play with wing-backs recently.

Germany's super-shy super-rich 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:31:29 GMT 
    Why do some of Germany's wealthiest families dodge the limelight and avoid conspicuous consumption?

The people who want to be near a tornado 
  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:58:37 GMT 
    In the US, the number of people who chase tornados is growing - why do they put themselves in danger?

Gold medallist fails drugs test 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:19:50 GMT 
    Weightlifting gold medallist Chika Amalaha of Nigeria is provisionally suspended from Commonwealth Games for failing a drugs test.

Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:30:16 GMT 
    Australia approves a $15.5bn (£9bn) coal project despite concern over its potential environmental impact, including on the Great Barrier Reef.

Kosovo ex-rebels 'should face trial' 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:45:58 GMT 
    An EU war crimes prosecutor accuses ex-Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commanders of grave offences in the 1999 war against Serbia.

UN blacklists N Korea arms ship firm 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:53:30 GMT 
    The UN blacklists the operator of a North Korean ship seized near the Panama Canal in July 2013 with undeclared Cuban weapons on board.

France offers Iraq Christians asylum 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:59:45 GMT 
    France says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamic State militants holding the Iraqi city of Mosul.

LA Clippers sale 'can go ahead' 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:11:35 GMT 
    A US judge rules that the LA Clippers basketball team can be sold, despite the objections of banned co-owner Donald Sterling.

Boyfriend killed six-week-old baby 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:28:22 GMT 
    A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is found guilty of manslaughter.

Refunds after Games travel problems 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:35:22 GMT 
    People who missed Commonwealth Games events due to transport problems in and around Glasgow at the weekend are told they can apply for refunds.

Rigby killer loses initial appeal bid 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:43:23 GMT 
    Michael Adebolajo loses the first stage of an appeal against his conviction and sentence for the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby.

Diesels face £10 pollution charge 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:40:01 GMT 
    Plans to charge drivers of diesel cars about £10 to drive into central London to tackle high levels of air pollution, are being considered.
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