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1 Dozens placed in quarantine after China plague death
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-28437338
Part of a city in north-west China has been sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media said. The man died in Yumen city, Gansu province, on 16 July.
2 MH17 plane crash: Victims begin journey home from Ukraine
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28431943
The first plane carrying victims' bodies from crashed flight MH17 has left Ukraine for the Netherlands, where experts will begin identifying them. The Dutch prime minister will meet the plane in Eindhoven, amid a national day of mourning for the victims.
3 MH17 crash: Challenges of forensic investigation
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28424083
Three teams of international experts have now reached the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine on 17 July. World leaders have called for the investigation to start urgently but there are fears that the crash site may been compromised.
4 Hot car deaths: The children left behind
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28214266
Every few days in the US, there are local media reports about young children dying from heatstroke, or being rescued, after being left to bake in parked cars. Why does it happen so often?
5 Ask the Sexpert: The 90-year-old sex guru
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28353027
Sex education is a controversial issue in India, but one man has done more than anyone to promote discussion of the subject. Dr Mahinder Watsa's unusually frank and funny daily newspaper column has become a cult hit.
6 DrupalCon Latin America
https://latinamerica2015.drupal.org/
Skip to main content (Press Enter) Mark your calendar for: %D days %H hours %M minutes %S seconds Use the hashtag #DrupalConLatinAmerica
7 US father takes unclaimed African kingdom so his daughter can be a princess
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10965298/US-father-takes-unclaimed-African-kingdom-so-his-daughter-can-be-a-princess.html
To fulfill a promise to his seven-year-old daughter that she could be a princess, one man laid claim to desert land between Egypt and Sudan A father from Virginia has gone to extreme lengths for his daughter, flying to Africa and claiming a “kingdom” be
8 Was Dale Bolinger a cannibal or creep?
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-28367741
21 July 2014 Last updated at 06:51 ET Was Dale Bolinger a cannibal or creep? BBC News A nurse has been convicted of grooming and trying to lure a 14-year-old girl to England because he allegedly wanted to kill and eat her.
9 Park End woman bitten by police dog dies
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-tees-28408489
Irene Collins, of Park End, Teesside, was bitten several times about the body by the German shepherd as Cleveland Police searched for a male suspect near Penrith Road on Wednesday. She was taken to James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, but the force has confirmed she died at the weekend.
10 Lorry shunt motorway footage sparks probe
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/west_yorkshire/8574609.stm
Dramatic footage has emerged of a lorry apparently pushing a car sideways along a motorway in Yorkshire. The footage, which was posted on YouTube, shows the truck travelling along the A1(M) near Wetherby with the Clio trapped in front.
11 Ukraine rebels hand over black boxes
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28413467
More to follow.
12 MH17 plane crash: Dutch sadness turns to fury
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-eu-28411347
"Thanks a lot, Mr Putin, rebels and leaders of the Ukrainian government, for killing my sweet and only child. Suddenly she is not there any more. Shot out of the sky in a strange country where a war is going on."
13 Johns Hopkins Hospital pays out $190m over doctor tapes
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-28410304
Johns Hopkins Hospital in the US state of Maryland has agreed to pay $190m (£111m) after some 8,000 women joined a legal case claiming a gynaecologist had secretly recorded them. Dr Nikita Levy, who killed himself last year, reportedly used cameras in pens and key fobs to tape patients.
14 Sandstone shapes 'forged by gravity'
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-28365410
Geologists have discovered the secret that gives dramatic natural sandstone monuments their shape: gravity. By studying cubes of sand in the lab, they showed that areas squeezed by vertical stress are protected from erosion, while others wash away.
15 Why do we bite our nails?
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140710-why-do-we-bite-our-nails
It can ruin the appearance of your hands, could be unhygienic and can hurt if you take it too far. So why do people do it? Biter Tom Stafford investigates What do ex-British prime minster Gordon Brown, Jackie Onassis, Britney Spears and I all have in common? We all are (or were) nail biters.
16 Ageing: The girls who never grow older
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140520-the-girls-who-never-age
A handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: ageing. Virginia Hughes reports on the families wrestling with a condition they can’t explain, and the scientist who believes that these children could hold the key to immortality.
17 What it will be like to stay on board a space hotel
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140718-what-is-it-like-on-a-space-hotel
The first space hotel may be opened as soon as 2020. But before you get excited, here’s a little warning about what an out-of this-world vacation may actually be like. After a tiring 300km journey, there will be no time to relax because zero gravity will have you in an uncontrollable spin.
18 Social media 'fuel rise in complaints against doctors'
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-28368216
20 July 2014 Last updated at 19:39 ET Social media 'fuel rise in complaints against doctors' A rise in complaints against doctors reflects the role of social media and negative press coverage of the medical profession, according to a report commissioned by the General Medical Council.
19 MH17 plane crash: Dutch reach bodies in east Ukraine
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28399406
Dutch PM Mark Rutte says experts have arrived in Torez in Ukraine, where the remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane crash are being stored. The three Dutch forensic scientists are aiming to start work on identifying the 196 bodies stored there on trains.
20 Thousands of rubber ducks to land on British shores after 15 year journey
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-464768/Thousands-rubber-ducks-land-British-shores-15-year-journey.html
They were toys destined only to bob up and down in nothing bigger than a child's bath - but so far they have floated halfway around the world. The armada of 29,000 plastic yellow ducks, blue turtles and green frogs broke free from a cargo ship 15 years ago.
ocean, migration, plastic, waste, current, float, duck

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