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VIDEO: The houses where young and old mix

Thu, 2014-07-17 02:02
Do Germany's multi-generational houses hold the key to solving loneliness among the elderly?

Typhoon kills 38 in Philippines

Thu, 2014-07-17 02:01
A powerful storm that battered the central Philippines has killed 38 people and left millions without power.

Eurostar passenger numbers up by 2%

Thu, 2014-07-17 02:00
Cross-channel train operator Eurostar says passenger numbers rose by 2% in the first half of the year to five million.

Ousted Yingluck 'can leave Thailand'

Thu, 2014-07-17 01:57
Thailand's military leaders grant ousted PM Yingluck Shinawatra permission to travel abroad for the first time since the coup in May.

Ban B&Bs for care leavers, say MPs

Thu, 2014-07-17 00:56
Young adults leaving the care system in England should be provided with regulated accommodation and not placed in bed and breakfasts, say MPs.

Shard makes the Stirling shortlist

Wed, 2014-07-16 23:40
The Shard, the tallest building in western Europe, is among the designs shortlisted for a major architecture prize.

BBC children's TV exhibition unveiled

Wed, 2014-07-16 23:32
Children's TV favourites become museum exhibits

Early risers 'less moral at night'

Wed, 2014-07-16 23:09
"Morning people", who are more alert early in the day, are more likely to cheat and behave unethically in the night hours, researchers claim.

VIDEO: Reporter sings Happy Birthday to Merkel

Wed, 2014-07-16 23:04
A German reporter has given the country's Chancellor an unusual birthday present at a news conference in Brussels.

Actress who posted ricin jailed

Wed, 2014-07-16 23:01
An actress who posted ricin-laced letters to Barack Obama and the New York mayor is jailed for 18 years, the maximum possible sentence.

'Biological pacemaker' tested in lab

Wed, 2014-07-16 22:49
Grow-your-own pacemakers are a step closer to reality, after pioneering experiments in pigs.

Militants attack Kabul airport

Wed, 2014-07-16 22:44
Militants take over a building near Kabul international airport and fire rockets toward the heavily-guarded compound, police say.

VIDEO: Is this the world's oldest cat?

Wed, 2014-07-16 21:55
A Lincolnshire couple are vying to be the owners of the world's oldest cat.

Care minister backs assisted dying

Wed, 2014-07-16 21:49
Care Minister Norman Lamb says he has changed his mind and is now in favour of a law on assisted dying in certain circumstances.

Honduras calls for anti-drugs plan

Wed, 2014-07-16 21:47
Honduras President Juan Hernandez calls for an anti-drugs plan in Central America as part of a strategy to stop illegal child migration to the US.

Australia votes to repeal carbon tax

Wed, 2014-07-16 21:33
Australia's Senate votes to repeal the so-called carbon tax, a levy on the 300 biggest polluters brought in by the Labor Party.

VIDEO: 'Hippie crack' inspires exhibition

Wed, 2014-07-16 21:29
Gilbert and George turn to a funny source of inspiration for their latest exhibition: nitrous oxide, or laughing gas.

Iraqi Shia support troops with 'meals-on-wheels'

Wed, 2014-07-16 20:49
Iraqi Shia support troops and militiamen with 'meals-on-wheels'

Lib Dems propose benefit changes

Wed, 2014-07-16 20:47
Lib Dem minister Danny Alexander says it is time for the government to "change its approach" to the housing benefit cut - dubbed the "bedroom tax" by critics.

In pictures: Ethiopia's Circus Debre Berhan

Wed, 2014-07-16 20:46
Pictures reveal how an Ethiopia circus troupe hit the big time