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Cancer centres receive £15m boost

Thu, 2015-06-25 20:31
Cancer Research UK is investing £15m in its research hubs in Oxford, Cambridge and Manchester.

Main stages opening at Glastonbury

Thu, 2015-06-25 20:04
Fans at the Glastonbury festival get ready for the first day of music on the main stages - and hope the weather does not dampen spirits.

Luxury consumer goods thrive in Iran

Thu, 2015-06-25 20:03
Iranians love luxury goods - and there could be a new market there for the big international brands.

The decline of religion in the West

Thu, 2015-06-25 20:01
The idea of an inherent conflict between law and religion is a very modern one, says Ed Stourton.

VIDEO: Why are people burning dollars?

Thu, 2015-06-25 19:54
Why some people are burning cash - literally

Nepal biking team turn rescuers

Thu, 2015-06-25 19:28
Nepal mountain bikers turn rescuers

Can game theory explain the Greek debt crisis?

Thu, 2015-06-25 19:22
Can a game explain the crisis facing Greece?

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-06-25 19:21
What was removed from Naomi Campbell's Wikipedia entry?

Tennis's reluctant transgender pioneer

Thu, 2015-06-25 19:19
The 1970s transgender pioneer who fought to play and won

VIDEO: Bridge across Ukraine's front line

Thu, 2015-06-25 19:05
Tom Burridge visits the bridge in Luhansk that connects rebel-held territory with the rest of the country.

Brazil senators travel to Venezuela

Thu, 2015-06-25 18:59
Brazilian senators are in Venezuela to try to promote dialogue, a week after a rival Brazilian team was allegedly attacked by government supporters.

VIDEO: The ups and downs of Obamacare

Thu, 2015-06-25 18:11
Five years on, President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law has survived another challenge. So what's the story so far?

Nike reports 24% rise in profit

Thu, 2015-06-25 18:10
The US sportswear firm Nike reports a 24% increase in profit as it sells more high-end shoes and clothes.

VIDEO: Obama interviews Attenborough

Thu, 2015-06-25 17:46
The distinguished broadcaster and naturalist, Sir David Attenborough, has been on a visit to the White House at the personal invitation of President Obama.

'More remains' in Disappeared search

Thu, 2015-06-25 17:43
More than one body is discovered during a search for one of the Disappeared, Joe Lynskey, in the Republic of Ireland.

Pakistan pursues party funding claim

Thu, 2015-06-25 17:40
Pakistan says it will pursue more information from the British government over claims a major political party was funded by the Indian government.

TV dumps Trump over Mexico remarks

Thu, 2015-06-25 17:32
A Spanish-language US television network cuts ties with businessman Donald Trump because of disparaging remarks he made about Mexicans.

Baby deaths trial opens in France

Thu, 2015-06-25 17:21
A woman goes on trial in northern France accused of killing eight of her newborn babies.

Family charged with flat fire murders

Thu, 2015-06-25 15:53
A father and two sons are charged with murder after a fire that killed two teenagers and a baby in Derbyshire.

Avengers star Patrick Macnee dies

Thu, 2015-06-25 14:56
Actor Patrick Macnee, star of The Avengers TV series, has died in California at the age of 93.