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Row erupts over removed Banksy work 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:36:31 GMT 
    A row breaks out over the ownership of a work of art by "guerrilla artist" Banksy after it was taken from a Bristol street.


Birth of 'new Saturn moon' witnessed 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:44:31 GMT 
    Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn.


EU Sentinel returns first images 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:23:05 GMT 
    The first images come back from the radar satellite launched as part of the European Union's new flagship Earth-observation project.


Sensors to prevent pain for amputees 
  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:41:59 GMT 
    Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.


Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes' 
  Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:04:46 GMT 
    UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.


Man City players 'best paid in sport' 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:57:59 GMT 
    Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a new study.


A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia 
  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:12:29 GMT 
    A photographer recently snapped perhaps the only girl in the world learning to hunt with a golden eagle.


How to move a T-Rex dinosaur 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:16:49 GMT 
    One of the most complete tyrannosaurus skeletons ever found is being moved from Montana to Washington DC. There, hundreds of millions of people will eventually be able to view it.


Remittance fees 'hurt Africans' 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:02:01 GMT 
    Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says.


Australian NSW leader resigns 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:17:00 GMT 
    New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell announces his resignation amid mounting evidence that he failed to declare a gift of $2,800 wine.


Court clears ex-Anglo bank boss 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:37:37 GMT 
    The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.


Venezuela rejects protest amnesty 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:17:59 GMT 
    The Venezuelan government says it will not grant jailed opposition leaders an amnesty at talks aimed at ending anti-government protests.


Syria 'torture' photos shown to UN 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:48:02 GMT 
    Members of the UN Security Council view graphic photographs of prisoners allegedly tortured by Syrian government forces.


Bloomberg in $50m push for gun laws 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:39:26 GMT 
    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces a $50m (£30m) election year push for stricter gun laws across the US.


Tesco announces 6% fall in profit 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:30:28 GMT 
    UK supermarket giant Tesco announces a 6% fall in annual group trading profit to £3.3bn, the second year that profits have fallen.
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