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Asia shares down on US jobs report

Thu, 2015-07-02 21:53
Shares in Asia were trading in negative territory on Friday after a mixed jobs report from the US, described by analysts as "solid but far from great".

NHS 'lags behind other nations'

Thu, 2015-07-02 21:25
The NHS lags behind other countries when it comes to preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival rates, a report suggests.

Malaysia pushes for MH17 tribunal

Thu, 2015-07-02 21:19
Malaysia says it wants to set up an international criminal tribunal to prosecute those suspected of having shot down flight MH17.

Hong Kong-to-NI 'spoof' revealed

Thu, 2015-07-02 20:56
A tongue-in-cheek plan to move the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland is revealed in newly released National Archives files.

Airbus plans new China plant

Thu, 2015-07-02 20:49
Airbus has signed a deal for its second factory in China, further expanding its growing relationship with the world's second largest economy.

Pre-pay energy users 'paid £226 more'

Thu, 2015-07-02 20:36
Energy customers on pre-payment meters have been paying an average of £226 a year more than they would have done on the cheapest direct debit tariff, Citizens Advice says.

Why insects are marvels of engineering

Thu, 2015-07-02 20:27
High-speed video reveals how insects take to the air

Oceans face 'acidification crisis'

Thu, 2015-07-02 20:21
A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.

Sniffing could provide autism test

Thu, 2015-07-02 20:17
The way children sniff different aromas could form the basis of a test for autism, suggest researchers in Israel.

VIDEO: India fails to publish UN health report

Thu, 2015-07-02 19:44
The Indian government is not publishing the results of a vast national survey of the health of the country's citizens.

VIDEO: Robot suit lets paralysed soldier walk

Thu, 2015-07-02 19:39
James Johnson, who was paralysed in Afghanistan, is using an exoskeleton to walk again as part of a pioneering programme.

VIDEO: Controlling a 'cyborg' cockroach

Thu, 2015-07-02 19:39
Researchers hope cockroaches could access disaster zones which humans cannot reach

Mystery surrounds India health survey

Thu, 2015-07-02 19:31
Mystery surrounds India health survey

VIDEO: Views from a Greek fish market

Thu, 2015-07-02 19:14
Yianna Sorou runs a fishmonger's at a market in Aegina, a popular holiday destination among Greeks.

Lockerbie families fight for appeal

Thu, 2015-07-02 19:10
The High Court in Edinburgh is due to hear legal arguments from the families of victims of the Lockerbie bombing.

Riot reignites prison smoking debate

Thu, 2015-07-02 19:07
Australia debates cigarettes in jail after riot

VIDEO: Cars designed to be slept in

Thu, 2015-07-02 19:01
Vehicle design students at the Royal College of Art have been re-imagining the kind of cars that will be possible in an era of driverless transport.

What can Greece learn from Cyprus and Iceland?

Thu, 2015-07-02 19:01
Iceland and Cyprus have both experienced banking crises which rocked their economies. Can Greece learn anything from their experiences, asks economics expert Anne Sibert.

World economy: The hidden rocks

Thu, 2015-07-02 19:01
What are the issues that pose the greatest danger to the global economy this year? asks Andrew Walker.

Africa's video game makers dreaming big

Thu, 2015-07-02 19:01
How Africa's games makers plan to make it big