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Scans reveal cause of winter blues 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:21:11 GMT 
    Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Nigeria declared free of Ebola 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:48:44 GMT 
    The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.

Pistorius 'unlikely to compete again' 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:33:11 GMT 
    Oscar Pistorius cannot compete in Paralympic events for five years, after he is jailed for killing Reeva Steenkamp.

QPR chairman apologises for club row 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:21:57 GMT 
    QPR chairman Tony Fernandes orders Adel Taarabt and manager Harry Redknapp to end their "embarrassing" public row.

The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:37:48 GMT 
    Today, the "free" in free school stands for the freedom to found a school outside council control. But back in the 1970s young idealists created a very different type of free school.

On the tracks of Australia's last record maker 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:21:50 GMT 
    How discs are pressed at the only record company in Australia with a vinyl press.

Pistorius given five years in jail 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:44:38 GMT 
    South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Tributes paid to ex-Australian PM 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:25:06 GMT 
    Tributes have been paid to Australia's controversial former prime minister Gough Whitlam who died on Tuesday at the age of 98.

Lufthansa strike declared legal 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:44:49 GMT 
    German airline Lufthansa fails in a court bid to force its pilots to call off their strike, while union leaders warn of more action.

Rewards for Mexico missing students 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:38:29 GMT 
    The Mexican government offers rewards totalling $4.75m (£3m) for information leading to the whereabouts of 43 missing students from Guerrero state.

Fresh fighting in key Syrian town 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:36:48 GMT 
    Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.

Exiled Nazis collected US benefits 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:47:32 GMT 
    The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.

Storm leaves one dead and four hurt 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:34:22 GMT 
    A woman dies and four people are taken to hospital after winds felled trees and storms sweep the country.

Man guilty of hotel hammer attacks 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:19:09 GMT 
    A man who beat three sisters with a claw hammer in a London hotel while their children slept alongside them is found guilty of attempted murder.

Shrien Dewani's wife 'wanted divorce' 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:13:24 GMT 
    Anni Dewani, who was killed while on honeymoon in South Africa in November 2010, had wanted a divorce from her new husband, a court is told.
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