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VIDEO: Paralysed man walks again

1 hour 53 min ago
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.

VIDEO: Bodies of seven women found in US

2 hours 2 min ago
The bodies of seven women have been recovered in the US state of Indiana as a man confessed to a recent murder and led authorities to more.

More UK medics travel to Ebola area

2 hours 23 min ago
About 100 army medics are set to travel to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.

Hong Kong officials to meet students

2 hours 35 min ago
Hong Kong officials are to meet student leaders for talks amid pro-democracy street protests that are now in their fourth week.

China growth slows to five-year low

2 hours 43 min ago
China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.

VIDEO: Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

3 hours 6 min ago
US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.

Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

3 hours 33 min ago
An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

3 hours 51 min ago
Dominican-born US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.

'No closure' for Pistorius family

4 hours 55 min ago
Oscar Pistorius' siblings describe their heartache and criticise media coverage of his trial, on the eve of the South African athlete's sentencing.

'Balibo Five' deaths probe dropped

5 hours 16 min ago
Australian police abandon a war crimes investigation into the deaths in East Timor in 1975 of the "Balibo Five" journalists, citing insufficient evidence.

Child 'killed every five minutes'

5 hours 19 min ago
A child is killed by violence every five minutes in the world, a leading charity says, calling for new targets to end all forms of child abuse by 2030.

Total boss dies in Moscow air crash

5 hours 33 min ago
Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total since 2007, has died when his plane crashed during take-off in Moscow.

Scans reveal cause of winter blues

5 hours 42 min ago
Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Life Story with David Attenborough

6 hours 16 min ago
David Attenborough's new series on the journey through life

Canada hit-and-run man 'radicalised'

6 hours 25 min ago
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.

The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s

6 hours 25 min ago
What happened to the kids from 1970s experimental schools?

Posters to target benefit fraud

6 hours 38 min ago
The government is launching an advertising campaign urging benefit claimants to report changes in circumstances or face jail.

MPs to debate voter 'recall' powers

6 hours 40 min ago
MPs are to debate whether voters should be able to deselect them using a "power of recall" if they commit wrongdoings.

Photographing Gandalf and a general

6 hours 44 min ago
The photographer who snapped Gandalf and Jean-Luc Picard

Plan to jail armed muggers longer

6 hours 46 min ago
Robbers and muggers who use guns or knives in England and Wales would face tougher prison sentences under proposed new guidelines.

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