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Go Figure: The week in numbers

Sat, 2014-08-30 20:29
Earthquakes, padlocks and Kate Bush - the week in numbers

Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

Sat, 2014-08-30 20:09
Labs in race to find bionic solution for Type 1 Diabetes

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:54
Social media trends of the week in 60 seconds

Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:40
But Orwell was a literary mediocrity, says Will Self

Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:36
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

Sunbed study highlights cancer risk

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:28
Sunbed users are still at risk of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, according to a new study by Dundee University.

Experts argue for drink price plan

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:22
Health professionals say they are stepping up efforts to see alcohol minimum pricing in place in Scotland, with a seminar being held in Brussels.

EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:10
The EU gives Russia one week to reduce its military involvement in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".

Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman

Sat, 2014-08-30 17:58
Rona Fairhead, former head of the Financial Times Group, is to become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, replacing Lord Patten in the role.

'Slow progress' in Iraq Amerli push

Sat, 2014-08-30 17:52
The Iraqi army, Shia militias and Kurdish fighters are reported to be making slow progress in breaking the siege of the Amerli town in the north.

Costa must learn respect - Martinez

Sat, 2014-08-30 17:45
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea's Diego Costa must learn the "ethics and culture" of British football after the Toffees' 6-3 defeat.

First openly gay NFL player dropped

Sat, 2014-08-30 17:03
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.

Missing Ashya King found in Spain

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:53
Missing five-year-old Ashya King and his family found in Spain - Spanish police are now questioning his parents

Key EU jobs go to Italy and Poland

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:49
EU puts Pole and Italian at helm in tough times

El Salvador gangs re-launch truce

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:45
Leaders of five of El Salvador's powerful gangs say they will stop attacking police and military in a bid to re-launch a gang truce agreed two years ago.

Murray into US Open fourth round

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:44
Andy Murray sees off Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov in four sets to reach the last 16 of the US Open.

US TV host found murdered at home

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:14
A US television host and former Suffolk dance school teacher was shot dead by his son-in-law at his home in Louisiana, local police say.

Cook defends England's ODI approach

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:01
England captain Alastair Cook defends his team's approach after a second heavy defeat in the one-day series with India.

Tear gas used on Pakistan protesters

Sat, 2014-08-30 14:51
Police in Islamabad fire tear gas at anti-government protesters marching on the official residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Everton 3-6 Chelsea

Sat, 2014-08-30 14:24