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Doctor Who movie mooted in Sony leak 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:03:08 GMT 
    Plans for a Doctor Who movie and George Clooney's email address are among the details posted on WikiLeaks, following last year's cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.

Han Solo in new Star Wars trailer 
  Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:02:51 GMT 
    Star Wars fans are given a first glimpse of Han Solo in the new trailer for The Force Awakens - the first film in the new series of the sci-fi franchise.

'3D Cryosat' tracks Arctic winter ice 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:00:03 GMT 
    Although Arctic sea ice set a record this year for its lowest ever satellite-observed winter extent - that was not the case for its volume, new data reveals.

Demand for rubber 'threatens forests' 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:46:41 GMT 
    The global demand for rubber tyres is threatening protected forests in Southeast Asia, according to a study.

'Preventable rabies kills 160 per day' 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:19:20 GMT 
    More than 160 people die every day from rabies, despite it being a preventable disease, says a report by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control.

Dementia 'halted in mice brains' 
  Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:58:13 GMT 
    Tweaking the brain's immune system with a drug has prevented mice developing dementia, a study shows.

Anderson proud to surpass Botham 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:44:23 GMT 
    James Anderson says he is "hugely proud" to have overtaken Sir Ian Botham as England's highest Test wicket-taker.

West Indies hold on to deny England 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:27:05 GMT 
    West Indies hold on to draw the first Test on the day James Anderson becomes England's leading Test wicket-taker.

Dreaming of Uighuristan 
  Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:02:28 GMT 
    The Uighurs of Xinjiang have long fled to Central Asia to escape restrictions on their freedom at home - but now even there Uighur separatism is unwelcome.

A rescue in the rubble of Oklahoma City 
  Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:57:39 GMT 
    Twenty years ago a bomb ripped apart a federal building in Oklahoma. Dr David Tuggle saved the life of a trapped woman by helping to amputate her leg.

VIDEO: Lorry full of bees overturns in US 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:49:29 GMT 
    A lorry carrying honeybees overturned in the US state of Washington, spewing bees across a motorway.

Please Mr Putin, help me get a dog 
  Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:55:27 GMT 
    All of the Russian president's skills as a negotiator were called upon in his 13th annual telethon when he was asked to convince Boris to let his wife have a dog.

Obama appeal to Gulf states on Libya 
  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:08:42 GMT 
    President Obama says Gulf nations should use their "influence" to help resolve the instability in Libya, warning that military action is not enough.

Chinese journalist jailed over leak 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:36:01 GMT 
    China jails prominent journalist Gao Yu for seven years for leaking a confidential Communist Party strategy paper to a foreign website.

Russian opposition parties to unite 
  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:29:39 GMT 
    The political party founded by murdered Russian dissident Boris Nemtsov says it will form a loose anti-Putin alliance ahead of 2016 elections.
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