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Ai Weiwei denied six-month UK visa 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:26:21 GMT 
    Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is refused a six-month visa by the British government amid claims he lied on his visa application form.

Zayn Malik signs solo record deal 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:28:13 GMT 
    The former One Direction singer posts a picture of him signing a contract with RCA Records.

Comet yields 'rich array' of organics 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:08:13 GMT 
    The spacecraft which made a spectacular landing on a comet last year has discovered a rich array of carbon compounds.

Robot can leap from water's surface 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:03:55 GMT 
    Scientists in South Korea develop a tiny robot - based on the water strider insect - that can jump on water

'Abortion pill' legalised in Canada 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:20:18 GMT 
    Canadian health authorities have approved the drug RU-486, commonly known as the abortion pill.

Prostate cancer: Five types 'found' 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:37:11 GMT 
    Scientists identify five types of prostate cancer, each with a distinct genetic signature.

No issue with Farah - UK Athletics 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:23:38 GMT 
    UK Athletics finds no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah in a review into doping claims against his coach Alberto Salazar.

Joshua best in 25 years - Klitschko 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:26:31 GMT 
    World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko says Anthony Joshua is the most promising boxer he has seen in 25 years.

Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship? 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:23:39 GMT 
    The Eagle was built by the Nazis and fought for Hitler in World War Two - so how did it end up as a training vessel for all new US Coast Guard cadets?

First English US founders identified 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:33:15 GMT 
    Scientists identify the remains of four English men who were among the early leaders of Virginia's Jamestown settlement - the first successful British colony.

Burundi rival accepts top post 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:37:35 GMT 
    Burundi's opposition leader Agathon Rwasa is elected as a deputy speaker of parliament, despite his criticism of recent controversial polls.

Kenya's Garissa campus 'must reopen' 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:41:56 GMT 
    Peace activists in Kenya are calling for the reopening of the college where 148 people were killed by gunmen from the Somalia-based al-Shabab group.

India 'to overtake China' by 2022 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:02:20 GMT 
    India is set to overtake China to become the most populous nation by 2022 - six years earlier than previously predicted, a new UN study finds.

India state funeral for Abdul Kalam 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:34:12 GMT 
    Tens of thousands of people attend the funeral of former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

Cameron in warning to Calais migrants 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:14:55 GMT 
    The UK will not become a "safe haven" for migrants in Calais, David Cameron warns, after hundreds continued attempts to reach the country overnight.
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