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Suspects deny 'sextorting' teenager 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:59:53 GMT 
    The BBC goes to the Philippines to investigate a rise in blackmail of people duped into taking part in explicit online chats and videos.


VIDEO: The dog with 3D printed legs 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:34:21 GMT 
    BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.


Morricone regrets Eastwood rejection 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:03:20 GMT 
    Renowned Italian film composer Ennio Morricone tells the BBC's Will Gompertz that he regrets turning down the chance to compose music for Clint Eastwood.


SXSW sued by crash victims' families 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:19:43 GMT 
    The families of the victims of a fatal car crash at this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Texas are suing its organisers.


LA River's flood role is 'paramount' 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:27:39 GMT 
    Any moves to modify the concrete Los Angeles River, to return parts of it to a more natural setting or to capture water, must not compromise its flood-protection function, say scientists.


Stem cell scandal scientist resigns 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:27:15 GMT 
    A Japanese stem cell scientist at the heart of a scandal over false claims and fabricated research has resigned.


EU approves first stem cell therapy 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:48:00 GMT 
    A stem cell therapy has been approved for widespread medical use in the EU for the first time.


Painkillers 'cut skin cancer risk' 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:57:07 GMT 
    Regularly taking painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen may help protect against some forms of skin cancer, research suggests.


Cook removed as England ODI captain 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:00:52 GMT 
    Alastair Cook is replaced by Eoin Morgan as England's one-day captain, less than two months before the World Cup.


Lineker criticises Fifa 'farce' 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:43:33 GMT 
    Former England striker Gary Lineker says the way Fifa is running world football is a "farce" and "hugely depressing".


The Russians fighting a 'holy war' in Ukraine 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:27:16 GMT 
    The Kremlin denies sending Russian troops to Ukraine, but Russian volunteers there are proud to talk about their crusade to revive an Orthodox empire.


The buildings that would have been impossible 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:11:52 GMT 
    How computers helped build some of the world's most distinct buildings.


Kazakh villages in guard wolf craze 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:32 GMT 
    Villagers in Kazakhstan are increasingly buying wolves to guard their land.


Helsinki 'lacks luxury hotels' 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:36:34 GMT 
    Finnish capital loses out on chance to host music awards show, because there aren't enough swanky hotels for stars.


Nigeria court backs prisoners' vote 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:31:39 GMT 
    A court in Nigeria rules that all prisoners should be able to vote, with general elections looming in February 2015.
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