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IVF mix-up couple face legal hearing
An apparent mix-up which resulted in a white couple having black twins by IVF treatment will be examined at a UK court hearing.

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Fertility Expert Lord Winston: "The real problem here is that the regulatory authority is under-funded"   real 56k
Leanne murderer jailed for life
A 46-year-old man is given two life sentences for the murder of teenager Leanne Tiernan whose body was discovered in woodland in the north of England.

Leanne Tiernan
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The BBC's John Thorne says West Yorkshire police launched the biggest missing persons operation in its history   real 56k
WorldCom chiefs refuse to testify
Bosses of the disgraced American telecoms firm WorldCom have refused to testify to a Congressional hearing in Washington, fearing they may incriminate themselves.

Former WorldCom chief executive officer Bernard Ebbers
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Democratic Congressman Brad Sherman says the fifth amendment is a shield not a sword   real 56k
The BBC's Ian Pannell: "Lots of people are holding their hands up and saying not me"   real 56k
Russian airliner received conflicting orders
Investigators say the Russian plane received a warning from Swiss air traffic control that conflicted with its own onboard control systems.

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New hope for Aids vaccine
Scientists give details of a potential vaccine and a drug to treat people with Aids at an international conference on Monday.

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Mass resignations rock Turkey
A new crisis hits the government of ailing Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit after his deputy and at least two ministers step down.

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Straw unveils new arms sales guidelines
The Foreign Secretary has approved the export of cockpit components to America, where they will be used in fighter jets destined for Israel.

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Inquiry into warship accident
The Royal Navy launches an inquiry into how a destroyer ran into rocks and began taking on water off the coast of Australia.

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