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Migrants who risk everything to reach Europe

Tue, 2014-10-28 22:45
Migrants who risk everything to try to get to Europe

Singapore 'best place for business'

Tue, 2014-10-28 22:31
Singapore is ranked the best country to do business for a ninth consecutive year by the World Bank's annual "Doing Business" report.

US hails West Africa Ebola progress

Tue, 2014-10-28 22:09
US envoy Samantha Power praises efforts to tackle Ebola in Liberia in West Africa, and urges international donors to continue to help.

VIDEO: The island disappearing into the sea

Tue, 2014-10-28 21:44
Life on the island disappearing into the sea

Viewpoint: How the consumer dream went wrong

Tue, 2014-10-28 21:42
How consumerism went wrong

Will national security decide key Senate race?

Tue, 2014-10-28 21:41
Will national security decide key Senate race?

Can you cheat your way to fitness?

Tue, 2014-10-28 21:41
Is it really possible to get in shape by just doing the chores

The Swiss children used as cheap farm labour

Tue, 2014-10-28 21:37
The children beaten, starved and forced to work on Swiss farms

Most home carers' travel 'unpaid'

Tue, 2014-10-28 21:22
Most councils in England and Wales fail to ensure home care workers are paid the national minimum wage, figures obtained by Unison suggest.

Salt destroying fertile land - UN

Tue, 2014-10-28 21:05
About 2,000 hectares of fertile land are lost each day due to damage caused by salt, according to a UN analysis.

Drinking milk 'may not protect bones'

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:57
Drinking large amounts of milk may not lower the risk of bone fractures, a study in the British Medical Journal suggests.

NHS screening advice 'must improve'

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:50
The NHS needs to get better at highlighting the dangers of screening for diseases such cancer, an influential group of MPs says.

Thousands of police 'plan to leave'

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:43
More than 5,000 police officers in England and Wales plan to leave the service in the next two years, a Police Federation online survey suggests.

Japan industrial data lifts stocks

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:42
Asia stocks are lifted by stronger-than-expected Japan industrial production in September and positive US consumer confidence data.

Samaritans app flags worrying tweets

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:40
An app launched by Samaritans notifies Twitter users if people they follow seem to be distressed.

Simulator lets you feel gun's kick

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:35
What if you had a killer product on your hands - literally?

New asylum backlog emerges, say MPs

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:35
The Home Office is facing a fresh backlog of asylum cases on top of 30,000 unresolved applications dating back to 2007, MPs warn.

Where do billionaires go to university?

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:30
Where do the super-rich go to university?

Racquet stolen from Sabatini statue

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:29
Thieves steal a tennis racquet that was in the hands of a newly unveiled statue of Argentine tennis star Gabriela Sabatini in Buenos Aires.

VIDEO: Play games with your pet over the net

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:23
Richard Taylor checks out PetCube, a product that wants to let you interact with your pet while you are away from home, using your phone.