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Parkinson's protein test could lead to earlier diagnosis

A test that can detect the stickiness of a key protein molecule could help diagnose the early stages of Parkinson's disease, a study from the University of Edinburgh suggests. READ MORE

Man 'put acid' in Australian sex club lubricant

A 62-year-old man is arrested after allegedly filling a lubricant dispenser with hydrochloric acid at a gay club in Sydney. READ MORE

Uber suspends services in Abu Dhabi

Taxi-hailing service Uber and rival Careem suspend their services in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, amid issues over regulations. READ MORE

Mexican singer Juan Gabriel dies at 66 of heart attack

The Mexican singer Juan Gabriel dies of a heart attack at his home in California, days after performing at a concert in Los Angeles. READ MORE

Kazakhstan's 'Game of Thrones' to launch

Kazakhstan is preparing to launch its own version of the popular TV series Game of Thrones. READ MORE

The man inside China's lonely 'bachelor village'

Xiong Jigen, 43, is one of many men inside China's remote "bachelor village", where bad roads and a skewed gender imbalance has made it difficult to find a wife. READ MORE

The displaced Nigerians facing death from hunger

Aid agencies are warning of a growing humanitarian crisis in north-eastern Nigeria, where more than two million people have been displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency. READ MORE

Migrant crisis: How to stay sane in a refugee camp

A camp psychologist at the Kara Tepe refugee camp in Greece explains how refugees there take care of their mental health. READ MORE

Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to remove ambassador

The Iraqi government asks for the Saudi ambassador to Baghdad to be replaced over comments he made about Iran's involvement in Iraq. READ MORE

Don't Breathe scares off Suicide Squad

Low-budget thriller Don't Breathe frightens off Suicide Squad from the top of the North American box office rankings. READ MORE

Colombia Farc rebels announce definitive ceasefire

The main leftist rebel group in Colombia, the Farc, announces a definitive ceasefire to take effect from midnight local time (05:00 GMT Monday). READ MORE

Nasa ends year-long Mars simulation on Hawaii

A team of six people complete a Nasa-funded Mars simulation in Hawaii, after living in a dome in near isolation for a year. READ MORE