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VIDEO: Robot chefs take over restaurant

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:43
A restaurant in China has started serving food that's been prepared by robots.

Biden in 'show of support' for Kiev

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:33
US Vice-President Joe Biden is due to meet Ukraine's new leaders in Kiev as the situation in the east of the country remains volatile.

In pictures: Garcia Marquez tributes

Mon, 2014-04-21 21:30
Memorials Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

India lifts Goa iron ore mining ban

Mon, 2014-04-21 21:20
India's Supreme Court lifts a ban on iron ore mining in the western state of Goa, but caps extraction at 20m tonnes a year.

Detroit 'mob beating' to go to trial

Mon, 2014-04-21 21:08
A Detroit judge says four men accused over a mob beating of a driver who hit a young child will stand trial for attempted murder.

VIDEO: Gabo fans pay tribute at memorial

Mon, 2014-04-21 21:02
A public commemoration of Nobel prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has taken place in Mexico City.

Black Briton aims to be Estonian MEP

Mon, 2014-04-21 20:45
British journalist stands for election in Estonia

What are the hazards facing a plane stowaway?

Mon, 2014-04-21 20:28
How can the human body endure clinging to a plane wheel?

VIDEO: Autistic workers get chance to shine

Mon, 2014-04-21 20:24
Autistic people have historically struggled to find and keep jobs, but with as many as one in 68 American children being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The Specialists Guild, a non-profit group in San Francisco, is working to prepare people with autism for jobs in the technology industry.

10 strange things on Taobao

Mon, 2014-04-21 20:18
Ten strange things on China's biggest online marketplace

Rome's international community of the dead

Mon, 2014-04-21 20:14
An international community of the dead in Italy's capital

The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp

Mon, 2014-04-21 20:06
The man who takes wayward children to therapy camp

Savile victims alerted to pay-outs

Mon, 2014-04-21 19:40
People who claim they were sexually abused by Jimmy Savile are being alerted by newspaper adverts as to how they can claim compensation.

Family justice changes take effect

Mon, 2014-04-21 19:38
Changes to family justice in England and Wales come into force which ministers say will put the welfare of children at the centre of the system.

Making work more than just a job

Mon, 2014-04-21 19:33
Making work about more than just a salary

Executions delayed in 'secrecy' row

Mon, 2014-04-21 19:26
Oklahoma's highest court delays the execution of two murderers who challenged state secrecy over the drugs used to kill death row inmates.

Will the wind in Spain blow slower?

Mon, 2014-04-21 19:19
The wind energy sector blowing hot and cold

Accused dead in courtroom shooting

Mon, 2014-04-21 19:16
A man accused of robbery and assault is shot and killed in a Salt Lake City courthouse after he lunged at a witness giving evidence.

Back to the future with Isaac Asimov

Mon, 2014-04-21 19:13
What 2014 looked like 50 years ago

Photos show 'Russia army' in Ukraine

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:48
The US State Department releases photos that it says shows Russian soldiers among the militants holding official buildings in eastern Ukraine.