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Top Gear 'regrets' Burma remark 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:49:27 GMT 
    The executive producer of Top Gear expresses regret over a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of racism.

President Obama: Knuckles lives on 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:07:51 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have written a to the friends and family of the late musician.

Asteroid impact risks 'underplayed' 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:18:33 GMT 
    A visualisation showing where sizeable asteroids have hit the Earth in recent years has been released by the B612 Foundation.

Graphene 'made with kitchen blender' 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:03:27 GMT 
    Scientists have outlined how they managed to make the wonder material graphene using a kitchen blender.

Saudi health minister sacked 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:00:57 GMT 
    As Saudi Arabia dismisses its health minister, the Mers virus death toll continues to rise.

Cancer teen reaches £1m target 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:09:52 GMT 
    A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.

Moyes thanks Ferguson for Man Utd job 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:09:50 GMT 
    David Moyes thanks Sir Alex Ferguson for giving him the chance to manage Manchester United.

The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:06:17 GMT 
    As more and more families send their drug and alcohol-addicted kids to therapeutic wilderness camps in the US, more and more become acquainted with the shadowy figure known as the "escort."

Rome's international community of the dead 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:14:42 GMT 
    Alan Johnston has been exploring a corner of Rome that always lies just a little beyond the world of Catholicism.

Mali group says French hostage dead 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:17:22 GMT 
    Islamist militants in Mali say French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal, who was kidnapped in 2012, is dead.

Manila and HK resolve hostage row 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:17:29 GMT 
    The Philippines and Hong Kong agree to resolve a row over a 2010 bus hijacking in Manila that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead.

Malta criticised for mass bird shoot 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:51:59 GMT 
    A leading British naturalist accuses Malta of failing to prevent large-scale illegal shooting of migratory birds by hunters.

Colombia court restores Bogota mayor 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:58:18 GMT 
    A court in Colombia rules that President Juan Manuel Santos should reinstate the ousted mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, within 48 hours.

No UN action on Iran envoy visa ban 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:54:01 GMT 
    A UN committee takes no action against the US refusal to grant a visa to Iran's newly appointed permanent representative in New York.

Michigan university race ban upheld 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:20:30 GMT 
    The top US court rules 6-2 upholding a voter-approved ban on racial preferences in university admissions in the US state of Michigan.
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