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Venezuela anti-smuggling move begins

Mon, 2014-08-11 19:52
Venezuela deploys 17,000 troops along its Colombian border, which will be closed every night for a month as part of an anti-smuggling operation.

'Young babies' brains grow rapidly'

Mon, 2014-08-11 19:40
A new scanning technique shows babies' brains grow most rapidly immediately after birth.

The eclectic, electric collective

Mon, 2014-08-11 19:38
The eclectic, electric geek artist collective

Quantum computers to crack the world

Mon, 2014-08-11 19:35
Could superfast computers take us back to a digital dark age?

The designer taking his tribe's heritage global

Mon, 2014-08-11 19:33
The fashion designer taking his tribe's heritage global

VIDEO: Yazidis cling on to aid flight

Mon, 2014-08-11 19:26
The BBC's Jiyar Gol reports from one of the helicopters dropping aid to the Yazidis in Mount Sinjar, desperate to avoid the advance of the Islamic State in Iraq.

Heads warn about Trojan overreaction

Mon, 2014-08-11 19:14
There are warnings that anti-extremism measures for schools in the wake of the Trojan Horse inquiries are rushed and could have unintended consequences.

Farah reveals hospital airlift drama

Mon, 2014-08-11 18:33
Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah says doctors thought he had a problem with his heart after he collapsed following a training run.

Moncton police killer pleads guilty

Mon, 2014-08-11 18:15
A Canadian man accused of killing three police officers in June in Moncton, New Brunswick, has pleaded guilty to all charges.

Who on earth are the Zonians?

Mon, 2014-08-11 17:42
A patch of smalltown America transported to the tropics

Obama lauds Iraq's 'promising step'

Mon, 2014-08-11 17:39
US President Barack Obama says the nomination of Haider al-Abadi as Iraq's prime minister-designate is a "promising step forward".

Majority of Scots back using pound

Mon, 2014-08-11 17:30
A majority of Scots think an independent Scotland should continue to use the pound, according to the Scottish Social Attitudes survey.

In pictures: Exodus of Yazidis

Mon, 2014-08-11 17:29
Yazidi refugees fleeing violence from Islamic State militants

VIDEO: 'Supermoon' lights up world skies

Mon, 2014-08-11 17:09
Stargazers have been taking images of the spectacular ''supermoon'' overnight, where the moon appears bigger and brighter than usual because of its proximity to the earth.

Orwell’s own Indian animal farm

Mon, 2014-08-11 17:01
Why a remote Indian town counts George Orwell as a native son

Bale targets six trophies this season

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:47
Gareth Bale is targeting a clean sweep of trophies with Real Madrid this season, starting with Tuesday's Uefa Super Cup in Cardiff.

VIDEO: Inside 'Buddha's birthplace'

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:30
Rare glimpse inside Nepalese temple at the heart of religion

Nigeria soldiers' wives protest

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:01
The wives of Nigerian soldiers have protested against their husbands being sent to fight militant Islamist group Boko Haram, a demonstrator says

Kenyan men hide from circumcision

Mon, 2014-08-11 14:44
Men from several ethnic groups in a small town in western Kenya have gone into hiding fearing they will be forcibly circumcised after a spate of attacks.

VIDEO: Surgery for boy born without ears

Mon, 2014-08-11 14:31
A boy who was born without ears has had a pair created from his ribs.