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Plain packs 'no illegal smoking link' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:15:39 GMT 
    A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is "no evidence" that the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes.

Electrical stimulation 'aids memory' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:17:49 GMT 
    Electromagnetic stimulation of a specific part of the brain may improve the ability to remember certain facts, researchers say.

Rosberg punished for Hamilton crash 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:07:21 GMT 
    Mercedes discipline Nico Rosberg following his collision with team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix.

Everton handed tough European draw 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:29:10 GMT 
    Everton play Lille and Wolfsburg, Tottenham face Besiktas, and Celtic take on Salzburg in the Europa League group stages.

The last Armenians of Myanmar 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:36:34 GMT 
    The last 'full' Armenian in Myanmar died last year, so what is the future of Yangon's historic Armenian church?

Guns a part of American childhood 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:39:28 GMT 
    This week, a nine-year-old girl firing an Uzi submachine gun accidentally shot to death her weapons instructor. Not all Americans grow up shooting guns. Those who do often start young

Rwanda murder plotters found guilty 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:48:12 GMT 
    Four men are found guilty of trying to murder Rwanda's former army chief, Gen Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, in South Africa in June 2010.

Biggest Japan defence budget sought 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:45:01 GMT 
    Japan's defence ministry has requested its biggest ever budget amid severe tensions with China over a maritime dispute in the East China Sea.

Russia warns of Ukraine gas shortage 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:22:48 GMT 
    Russia sees a risk that winter gas shortages could force Ukraine to divert supplies of Russian gas meant for EU customers.

Argentina general strike 'success' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:13:53 GMT 
    Labour groups opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner stage a second general strike this year and claim success.

UN demands peacekeepers' release 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:52 GMT 
    The UN calls for their "immediate release" of 43 Fijian peacekeepers in the Syrian Golan Heights, captured by an armed group.

Ford 'threatened' fellow school coach 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:33:38 GMT 
    As a youth football coach, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly threatened a teacher and made players roll in goose droppings, newly released documents say.

Police fear for health of sick boy 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:57:36 GMT 
    The health of a five-year-old boy taken from hospital by his parents against medical advice will deteriorate rapidly as the battery on his feeding system runs out later, police say.

Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:55:53 GMT 
    An ex-care worker in Rotherham, where 1,400 girls were sexually exploited, says men collected victims as young as 11 from a children's home.

Tesco shares drop on profit warning 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:25:35 GMT 
    Shares in the struggling supermarket Tesco fall to an 11-year low after the group cut its profit forecast and dividend.
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