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What Happened on 18 September 2014

Seize new dawn, says Alex Salmond before day of reckoning

Scotland is voting to decide if it wants to stay with the British union Thursday, with Alex Salmond, the leader… Read More.

Ebola trial vaccine: Former nurse becomes first British volunteer to be injected

Ruth Atkins, a former nurse, has become the first British woman to be injected with an Ebola vaccine that is… Read More.

Artificial sweeteners may lead to diabetes

Artificial sweeteners, used to deal with the problem of diabetes, may, in fact, raise blood sugar levels, a new research… Read More.

US woman executed by lethal injection

Lisa Coleman was given a lethal injection on Wednesday in Texas, making her the 15th American woman to be executed… Read More.

India, China to sign economic deals as 'incursions' raise concerns

Asia’s two big powers India and China will sign important economic deals as Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, headed to… Read More.

10 killed in rocket attack in eastern Ukraine

Ukraine’s military has said that rocket fire by pro-Russia fighters have killed 10 civilians and injured several others in Nyzhnya… Read More.

Death toll in Nigerian church guesthouse collapse touches 70

At least 70 people are now confirmed dead in the guesthouse collapse at a church in Nigeria last week. Dozens… Read More.

UK unemployment rate falls sharply

The unemployment rate in the UK has fallen to its lowest since the 2008 financial crisis, but there isn't much… Read More.

Barcelona defeat Apoel Nicosia 1-0

Gerard Pique’s 28th minute header produced the sole goal of the match as Barcelona started their Champions League campaign on… Read More.

Google is a 'platform for piracy,' says News Corp

News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson has called Google a “platform for piracy” and urged for action, in unusually strong… Read More.

Was eBay site compromised for hours?

The eBay site remained compromised for several hours, with users who clicked on some links diverted to another site built… Read More.

Artworks by Hiroshima survivors to be shown in Manchester

Paintings and drawings by survivors of the Hiroshima atomic bomb will be displayed in England in October, the first time… Read More.