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Spinal cord injury cancer drug hope

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 16:44
A group of drugs being trialled for cancer could also be used to make nerves regrow and treat spinal cord injuries, a study in mice suggests.

Concern over Thai murder trial

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 16:37
Lawyers for the men charged with the murder of two British tourists in Thailand say they are concerned key evidence will not be re-examined before trial.

'Meteorite thieves' held by police

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 16:27
Police in Argentina arrest four men who appear to have been trying to steal more than a tonne of meteorites in the northern province of Chaco.

The ethical minefield of body fat

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 16:09
We should accept and respect people of all shapes and sizes but are we also normalising obesity, asks Rob Broomby.

VIDEO: Charlie Charlie, a lesbian kiss and more trends of the week

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 16:08
Charlie Charlie, a lesbian kiss and more trends of the week

'Named person' campaign steps up

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 16:05
Opponents of plans to appoint a "named person" for every child in Scotland step up their campaign ahead of legal action.

EU membership 'vital for jobs'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 16:01
Membership of the EU is vital to Scottish jobs and the economy, Nicola Sturgeon will tell an audience in Brussels later this week.

Canadians urge dress code fairness

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 16:00
Canadian students unite against dress code

Health stories on front pages - and more on Fifa

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 15:41
The Sunday papers follow a number of health leads while Fifa coverage rumbles on.

Brook beats Gavin to defend title

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 15:32
Kell Brook stops Frankie Gavin to retain his IBF welterweight title, while Anthony Joshua secures an impressive win.

Fastest women's 100m of year in US

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 15:23
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Murielle Ahoure run the joint-fastest 100m time of the season in the Diamond League.

European anger at Russian blacklist

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 15:21
The EU responds angrily to Russia's entry ban against 89 European politicians and top officials, calling the blacklist "arbitrary and unjustified".

'Bogus' nurse running Botox clinic

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 15:18
A bogus nurse is running a cosmetic clinic offering Botox and dermal filler treatments, according to a BBC investigation.

Harman rejects leader removal clause

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 14:10
Interim Labour leader Harriet Harman rejects calls for the party to put a "break clause" in place to potentially remove its next leader before the next election.

Prince William issues appeal to Fifa

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 13:43
The Duke of Cambridge has urged world football body Fifa to "show that it can represent the interests of fair play and put the sport first".

FA Cup pain for 'Aston Villa school'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 13:27
Children at a Northern Ireland school that adopted Aston Villa as its official football team share the disappointment of the English club's FA Cup final defeat.

Seeing What Isn't There: Inside Alzheimer's Hallucinations

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-30 13:05

Sometimes Greg O'Brien gets a tingling in the back of his brain that tells him a hallucination is coming. Lions. Spiders. Birds. Sometimes the creatures are friendly. Too often, they're not.

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The darker side of Buddhism

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 13:05
Are some monks encouraging violence and hostility?

Life at the world's largest shipyard

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 13:04
Life at the world's largest shipyard

Arsenal 'must target Premier League'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 13:02
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott says the Gunners have to challenge for the Premier League title after winning the FA Cup.