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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.


Mourinho 'congratulates' referee Dean 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:24:06 GMT 
    Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho 'congratulates' Mike Dean after the Blues' title bid was dented by a loss to Sunderland.


How 420 became code for marijuana 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:22:46 GMT 
    The number 420 has become a popular code for marijuana. Where does the term come from and why did it catch on, asks Aidan Lewis.


The spooky world of the 'numbers stations' 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:27:32 GMT 
    This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio.


Nigeria teacher in seized girls plea 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:26:13 GMT 
    The headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants.


William and Kate at Easter service 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:21:18 GMT 
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend an Easter Sunday church service in Sydney and take Prince George to the zoo as part of their overseas tour.


Top aide to French president resigns 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:51:40 GMT 
    A close aide to French President Francois Hollande resigns following allegations he had a conflict of interest in a previous post.


Mexico shaken by powerful earthquake 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:44:18 GMT 
    A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits states in south and west Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital, but there are no reports of casualties or damage.


Egypt left-winger to challenge Sisi 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:22:12 GMT 
    Egyptian left-winger Hamdeen Sabahi submits his official bid to run for president, the only challenger so far to ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.


US 'delays' Keystone XL decision 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:20:31 GMT 
    The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit.


Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:24:57 GMT 
    A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.


Charities chief warns of extremism 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 01:25:05 GMT 
    Islamic extremism is the "most deadly" threat to charities in England and Wales, says William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission.


Archbishop to highlight suffering 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:07:26 GMT 
    The Archbishop of Canterbury is to highlight the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.


Garden centres 'want' Easter choice 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:31:09 GMT 
    The government is urged to end restrictions that prevent many garden centres in England and Wales from opening on Easter Sunday.


Day in pictures: 16 April 2014 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:54:07 GMT 
    News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April
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