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Minister backs Ebola screening plan

Fri, 2014-10-10 04:33
Home Office Minister Norman Baker defends the government's decision to change its mind on screening some people arriving in the UK for Ebola.

Foreign film Oscar hopefuls unveiled

Fri, 2014-10-10 04:31
A record 83 countries submit titles for next year's foreign language film Oscar - seven more than this year, the previous record holder.

'Love drug' key to sexual behaviour

Fri, 2014-10-10 04:30
A small group of neurons that respond to the hormone oxytocin are key to controlling sexual behaviour in mice, a team finds.

Robot learns how snakes climb dunes

Fri, 2014-10-10 04:21
US researchers discover how sidewinders climb sand dunes by studying their motion in the lab and copying it with a robot.

Rosberg top in Russia practice

Fri, 2014-10-10 04:11
Nico Rosberg edged Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton to set fastest time in first practice at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

VIDEO: How to 'walk' on the Red Planet

Fri, 2014-10-10 04:02
Nasa scientists are turning to virtual reality to interact with their space robots.

N Korea marks event without leader

Fri, 2014-10-10 03:26
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un missed a key ceremony, state media confirm, amid speculation about why he has not recently been seen in public.

Former China mining head extradited

Fri, 2014-10-10 02:44
A former Chinese mining firm executive on the run from insider trading charges in Australia has been extradited from Hong Kong.

Bale rising to ranks of world's best

Fri, 2014-10-10 02:35
Gareth Bale is on his way to joining the world's top players, says Bosnia-Hercegovina goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.

Heavy smog engulfs parts of China

Fri, 2014-10-10 02:32
Parts of northern China are suffering the worst bout of smog since July, pushing pollution well past healthy levels and reducing visibility.

VIDEO: US military prepares to fight Ebola

Fri, 2014-10-10 02:03
Barack Obama has said the US has 'unique capabilities' to fight Ebola, as troops in Fort Campbell, Kentucky prepare to fight the 'invisible enemy'.

HK students call for fresh protests

Fri, 2014-10-10 01:55
Hong Kong's student protest leaders call for a major rally on later on Friday after the government calls off planned talks on democratic reform.

VIDEO: Where is North Korea's Kim Jong-un?

Fri, 2014-10-10 01:48
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un misses a key political anniversary ceremony, amid speculation over his absence from public view.

Lego 'won't renew' Shell contract

Fri, 2014-10-10 01:40
Danish toymaker Lego will not renew a promotional contract with Royal Dutch Shell following pressure from environmental group Greenpeace.

A war within a war: The battles fought by Gaza's medics

Fri, 2014-10-10 00:56
The injuries in Gaza which shocked British surgeons

Japan braced for Typhoon Vongfong

Fri, 2014-10-10 00:52
Japan is bracing for the arrival of a powerful typhoon, Vongfong, which officials have said will be the strongest storm to hit the country this year.

Trojan school and council 'mistrust'

Thu, 2014-10-09 23:44
The relationship between a school named in the so-called Trojan Horse letter and Birmingham council has broken down, a report says.

Symantec to split in two companies

Thu, 2014-10-09 23:18
Software maker Symantec becomes the latest tech company to announce that it will split its operations into two.

Ebola is 'entrenched' in West Africa

Thu, 2014-10-09 22:42
The World Health Organisation warns that Ebola is now entrenched in the capital cities of all three worst-affected countries and is accelerating.

Oklahoma unveils new death chamber

Thu, 2014-10-09 22:20
The US state of Oklahoma unveils its newly remodelled death chamber, where at least three men are scheduled to be executed before year's end.