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Man has first skull-scalp transplant

Thu, 2015-06-04 09:05
The first skull and scalp transplant has been performed in a 15-hour operation, say doctors in the US.

PayPal users face robot cold calls

Thu, 2015-06-04 09:03
PayPal is updating its user agreement in July to force customers to accept automated cold calls from it and its affiliates.

'Terror cell' targeted anti-Islamist

Thu, 2015-06-04 09:02
Two men who plotted to "randomly" behead Boston police officers had initially planned to target a conservative blogger.

Can life return to normal after a spouse's death?

Thu, 2015-06-04 09:01
Does life ever return to normal after the death of a spouse?

Money, money, money - those NHS finances

Thu, 2015-06-04 08:59
It's back to reality for the NHS - and its finances - after the election. What lies ahead?

Great Expectations: Your book summary in under 10 words

Thu, 2015-06-04 08:56
Your book summaries in under 10 words

Education department's £450m savings

Thu, 2015-06-04 08:54
The education and higher education budgets face budget savings, as part of a Treasury announcement to bring down public debt.

Orange to pull out of Israel deal

Thu, 2015-06-04 08:47
The French telecom giant Orange says it will pull out of a deal with an Israeli partner, a day after comments by its boss drew criticism from Israel.

Hobbit first edition sold for £137K

Thu, 2015-06-04 08:37
A first edition of JRR Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit, with an inscription in Elvish written by the author, sells at auction in London for £137,000.

Russia activist sudden illness fuels poison rumours

Thu, 2015-06-04 08:26
The sudden, severe illness of Russian opposition activist Vladimir Kara-Murza has raised suspicions that he may have been poisoned.

Retrial over US intern Levy's murder

Thu, 2015-06-04 07:57
A US judge grants the man convicted of killing intern Chandra Levy a retrial, 14 years after her disappearance made headlines.

Terror charges over Kenya massacre

Thu, 2015-06-04 07:56
Five men are charged in a Kenyan court with 162 counts of terrorism following the deadly assault by militant Islamists on Garissa University College in April.

Pong and Doom enter game Hall of Fame

Thu, 2015-06-04 07:53
Six computer games, including Pong and Doom, have been inducted into the first Video Game Hall of Fame.

VIDEO: Centenary WI meeting opened by Queen

Thu, 2015-06-04 07:51
The Queen opens the centenary annual meeting of the Women's Institute (WI) in London.

UN warns of drastic aid cuts in Iraq

Thu, 2015-06-04 07:46
The UN warns more than half of its critical aid operations could be halted or cut back due to funding shortfalls, leaving millions in need.

Windows 10 PC squeezed inside plug

Thu, 2015-06-04 07:28
Microsoft shows off unusual computers capable of running its forthcoming Windows 10 software, including a system contained in a plug.

Safarova beats Ivanovic to make final

Thu, 2015-06-04 07:16
Lucie Safarova fights back to beat Ana Ivanovic and become the first Czech woman to reach the French Open final in 34 years.

Operation begins to lift China ship

Thu, 2015-06-04 06:55
Chinese salvagers begin operation to right an upturned ship which capsized in the Yangtze River, killing hundreds of people.

Jobs threat under pit closure plans

Thu, 2015-06-04 06:38
Jobs could go under plans to mothball a coal mine in Neath Port Talbot, according to a union.

More Prince Charles letters released

Thu, 2015-06-04 06:34
A second batch of private letters sent by the Prince of Wales to government ministers is published after a legal battle.

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